Essays about: "fire statistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words fire statistics.

  1. 1. Statistical analysis of firefighting and damage caused by fire in mid-rise timber-framed residential buildings compared to other construction types

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Thomas Berg; [2021]
    Keywords : Statistical analysis; timber-framed; residential; firefighting; damage caused by fire; PRONTO; NFID; linear regression; summary statistics; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The contribution of greenhouse gas emissions in the production of construction materials has sparked a new interest and recent changes in building regulations regarding the use of renewables like wood as the main component in load-bearing elements. Recent regulation changes focus on allowing taller timber structures which bides the question of how to adequately maintain an acceptable level of fire protection considering the characteristically flammable properties of wood-based products. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Analysis of Results of Stochastic Evacuation Models

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Erik Smedberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Evacuation; Fire safety; Behavioural uncertainty; Evacuation modelling; Evacuation simulation; Pathfinder; Functional analysis; Egress.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : All humans are unique, we have different characteristics and we make different decision. This is a challenge when it comes to modelling human behaviour. The models we design are based on mathematics where there is no room for inconsistencies such that are present in human behaviour. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fire Risk and Vulnerability in Urban Informal Settlements in Metro Manila

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Darlene Rini; [2018]
    Keywords : Urban fire risks; informal settlement fires; urban fire risk management; GIS; URDI; urban disasters; risk indexing; fire statistics; Metro Manila; Quezon City; Science General;

    Abstract : Urban fires, particularly in informal settlements in rapidly urbanizing cities in the developing world, are an “everyday disaster” that oftentimes goes unnoticed or under-served in the face of disturbances of the more “lethal reputation”. These disturbances of normal existence are arguably the most debilitating to vulnerable communities and sustainable development, and yet get little attention in disaster literature or in practice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Världsarvet Hälsingegårdar, vegetationsbrand och varsam klimatanpassning -Gammelgården och Bommars idag och i ett framtida klimat - en geografisk riskanalys

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Sofie Linder; [2016]
    Keywords : risk analysis; climate change adaptation; cultural heritage; climate change; forest fire; Decorated farmhouses of Hälsingland; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland is one of Sweden’s fifteen World Heritages. Climate change impacts affect the sites in different ways. Cycles of drought can result in increased risk of fire in areas surrounding settlement and the cultural heritage. READ MORE

  5. 5. Miljömärkningens betydelse för fiskkonsumtion : en intervjustudie

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

    Author : Ida Jansson Matsson; [2015]
    Keywords : fisk; konsumtion; konsument; miljömärkning; krav; MSC; WWF; fish; consumption; consumer; eco-labelling;

    Abstract : Fisk har under senare år uppmärksammats som ett nyttigare och mer miljövänligt alternativt till kött. Efterhand har det dock kommit larm från forskare runtom i värl-den att fisket inte sker på ett miljömässigt uthålligt sätt, vilket således hotar både fiskbestånd och livsmiljöer. READ MORE