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Publication Citation: After the Alarm Sounds: How We Got Here, Where We Are, and Where We Should Go

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Author(s): Jason D. Averill; Erica D. Kuligowski; Richard D. Peacock;
Title: After the Alarm Sounds: How We Got Here, Where We Are, and Where We Should Go
Published: April 01, 2011
Abstract: This article reviews the history of egress design and code requirements in the United States, describes the current state-of-the-art in egress design and modeling, and offers a strawman research agenda for future egress research.
Citation: Journal of Fire Protection Engineering
Keywords: evacuation; egress; human behavior; building codes; fire; egress modeling
Research Areas: Fire Modeling
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