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dc.contributor.authorCasadesús Pursals, Salvador
dc.contributor.authorGarriga Garzón, Federico
dc.identifier.citationCasadesús Pursals, Salvador; Garriga Garzón, Federico. Basic principle for the solution of the building evacuation problem. "Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management", 2009, vol. 2, núm. 3, p. 499-516.
dc.description.abstractNowadays, there exist different offers to find the solution of the building evacuation problem. As we analyze in the state of the art, this problem can be studied from different perspectives and even as a problem of optimization considering different objectives. We can wonder on which is the most suitable formulation and the response can be as confusing as saying that it depends on our aims. The more important things to study the ideal building evacuation, understood as the distribution of the occupants towards the exits that achieves the minimal evacuation time, are the valid principles for any formulation of the problem. One of them appears in the present work. To expose the principle, we use graphical procedures that are applied to the optimization of the enclosure evacuation. In the exposed procedure, speeds and constant flows of traffic are considered to model the movement of the persons. Ways and possible delays in the beginning of the bulging evacuation are studied
dc.format.extent18 p.
dc.publisherSchool of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Spain
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Economia i organització d'empreses::Seguretat industrial
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Matemàtiques i estadística::Investigació operativa::Optimització
dc.subject.lcshBuildings--Evacuation--Mathematical models
dc.subject.otherBuilding evacuation
dc.subject.otherEvacuation optimization
dc.subject.otherOptimal building evacuation
dc.titleBasic principle for the solution of the building evacuation problem
dc.subject.lemacEdificis -- Mesures de seguretat
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
local.citation.authorCasadesús Pursals, Salvador; Garriga Garzón, Federico
local.citation.publicationNameJournal of Industrial Engineering and Management

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