Essays about: "fire"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 516 essays containing the word fire.

  1. 1. The impact of social influence on pre-evacuation behavior - An eye tracking analysis on information gathering during pre-evacuation behavior, comparing normative and informational social influence

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Rebecca Rostedt; Sofie Andersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Social influence; informational social influence; normative social influence; pre-evacuation; evacuation; eye-tracking; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This study explores social influence within the pre-evacuation phase, which includes a literature review followed by experiments. The study is based on experiments by Latané and Darley (1968) but altered, here using eye tracking to examine if people who are alone use their gaze in the same way as people in a group, when collecting information in the pre-evacuation phase. READ MORE

  2. 2. Temperature distribution in air tight cavities of steel framed modular buildings when exposed to fire

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Elin Bergroth; Greta Torstensson; [2019]
    Keywords : Cavities; fire furnace; fire test; modular building; steel; TASEF; Brandugn; brandtest; hålrum; modulbyggnader; stål; TASEF;

    Abstract : A common way to construct large buildings is by assemble prefabricated modules around a load bearing steel construction. However, if a fire occurs these buildings can be subject to a rapid fire spread due to its cellular nature. READ MORE

  3. 3. Developing Key Fire Safety Indicators for Retail Buildings – Using a Multi Attribute Decision Making Method with a Hierarchical Approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Anders Olsson; [2019]
    Keywords : KPI; Key Performance Indicators; Fire Safety Indicators; Risk Indicators; Risk Analysis; Risk Management Process; Risk Monitoring; Fire Risk Level; Multi Attribute Decision Making; MADM; Hierarchical Approach; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In order to develop indicators measuring the most important aspects of fire safety, the initial approach undertaken was to identify the fire safety components that have the largest importance to a building’s overall fire safety, and to let these components form the basis for the indicator development. Through the use of a Multi Attribute Decision Making (MADM) methodology with a hierarchical approach, the most important components in relation to a building’s overall fire safety were identified. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Girl's Journey : Hermione Granger's Road towards Independence

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Anna Hallén; [2019]
    Keywords : J.K. Rowling; Harry Potter; Hermione Granger; Feminist theories; Stereotypes; Gender; Traditional gender roles; J.K. Rowling; Harry Potter; Hermione Granger; Feministiska teorier; Stereotyper; Kön; Traditionella könsroller;

    Abstract : In this essay, J.K. Rowling’s series about Harry Potter is analyzed by the use of feminist theories and gender studies. The main aim of the essay is to examine how Hermione Granger is portrayed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Groundwater Flow and Transport Modelling of PFASs in Åkersberga

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Worada Boonraksasat; [2019]
    Keywords : Groundwater modelling; contaminant transport; Visual MODFLOW; MODPATH; MT3DMS; PFASs; AFFFs;

    Abstract : Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are a group of man-made organic chemicals that have been commercially used since the 1950s in many consumer products, including impregnated textiles, impregnated paper, nonstick products (e.g., Teflon), cleaning agents, and in firefighting foams. READ MORE