The impact of a change on the size of the smoke compartment in the evacuation of health care facilities Virginia Alonso-Gutierrez

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Table 2. Unimpeded and transportation velocities for health care facilities.

Table 2.

Unimpeded and transportation velocities for health care facilities. p.5
Figure 1. Layout of adapted sleeping area floor plan.

Figure 1.

Layout of adapted sleeping area floor plan. p.7
Figure 3. Distribution of patients in Scenario 1.

Figure 3.

Distribution of patients in Scenario 1. p.8
Figure 2. Layout of Scenario 1.

Figure 2.

Layout of Scenario 1. p.8
Table 3. Evacuation process of patients for Scenario 1.

Table 3.

Evacuation process of patients for Scenario 1. p.9
Figure 5. Distribution of patients in Scenario 2

Figure 5.

Distribution of patients in Scenario 2 p.10
Figure 4. Layout of scenario 2

Figure 4.

Layout of scenario 2 p.10
Table 5. Summary of scenarios to be simulated with STEPS. Scenario  Size of smoke

Table 5.

Summary of scenarios to be simulated with STEPS. Scenario Size of smoke p.12
Table  5  summarizes  the  scenarios  analyzed  in  this  study.  As  explained,  this  paper  aims  at  studying  the  impact  of  increasing  the  smoke  compartment  size

Table 5

summarizes the scenarios analyzed in this study. As explained, this paper aims at studying the impact of increasing the smoke compartment size p.12
Table 6. Coefficient assigned to the routes employed by each type of patients.  Type of patients  Coefficient

Table 6.

Coefficient assigned to the routes employed by each type of patients. Type of patients Coefficient p.13
Table 8. Difference of mean, 90 th  percentile and 95 th  percentile of the evacuation times for different ratio of

Table 8.

Difference of mean, 90 th percentile and 95 th percentile of the evacuation times for different ratio of p.14
Table 7. Results of the mean, 90 th  percentile and 95 th  percentile evacuation times for Scenarios 1 and 2.

Table 7.

Results of the mean, 90 th percentile and 95 th percentile evacuation times for Scenarios 1 and 2. p.14
Figure 10. Evolution of visibility versus time in Scenario 2 measured at different points in the corridor

Figure 10.

Evolution of visibility versus time in Scenario 2 measured at different points in the corridor p.15
Figure 9. Evolution of visibility) versus time in Scenario 1 measured at different points in the corridor

Figure 9.

Evolution of visibility) versus time in Scenario 1 measured at different points in the corridor p.15

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