Essays about: "evacuation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 102 essays containing the word evacuation.

  1. 1. Investigating the use of radiative heat panels to enhance perceived threat of fire in VR

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Anton Blomander; [2020]
    Keywords : Virtual reality; Fire safety; Radiative heat; Human behavior; Head mounted displays; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The purpose of this report was to develop and evaluate new solutions to improve the perception of fire threat in virtual reality experiments. Thermal heat have been identified as a stimulus that modern day virtual reality experiments don’t take into account that would likely affect a person in a real life fire evacuation scenario. READ MORE

  2. 2. Energy Performance Simulations of a Scania Truck Cabin

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik;

    Author : Leo Verde; Niklas Axenholm Strömberg; [2020]
    Keywords : GT-SUITE; Scania; Truck; Energy; Simulation;

    Abstract : The vast majority of trucks in the European Union are reliant on fossil fuels as their primary mode of propulsion. In efforts to decarbonise the truck transport sector manufacturers are developing electrified trucks. READ MORE

  3. 3. The verification and validation of a probabilistic risk analysis method for road tunnels

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Kim Genberg; Karin Sandin; [2020]
    Keywords : Tunnels; fire; evacuation; probabilistic risk analysis; QRA; verification and validation; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In this thesis, a new probabilistic risk assessment tool for road tunnels has been verified and validated. The verification and validation were performed along with a literature review to find different key variables that affect the risk in a road tunnel and find out how these variables can be handled. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy Performance Simulations of a Scania Truck Cabin

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskap och matematik;

    Author : Niklas Axenholm Strömberg; Leo Verde; [2020]
    Keywords : GT-SUITE; Energy; Scania; Truck; Simulation;

    Abstract : The vast majority of trucks in the European Union are reliant on fossil fuels as their primary mode of propulsion. In efforts to decarbonise the truck transport sector manufacturers are developing electrified trucks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rethinking Resilience: Can Dikes Save Korsør from Drowning?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Vernisa Dedic; [2020]
    Keywords : Korsør; Halsskov; Slagelse Kommune; Denmark; resilience; strategy; flood resilience robustness; adaptability; transformability; flood-risk management; flooding; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2006, the city of Korsør in Slagelse Municipality in Denmark experienced the worst storm surge recorded in history. In order to prevent greater damage of buildings and sensitive infrastructures in the future, dikes and evacuation procedures have been brought up for discussion. READ MORE