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Accidents and Disasters: Vulnerability in the Built Environment



J D. Sime


A first order model and computer program implementing previously developed procedures for estimating the speed, depth, and temperature of a fire produced gravity wave front in a corridor have been developed. The program has been incorporated into FPETOOL and adjustments made to accommodated fires that occur in the corridor or in a room adjacent to the corridor. Comparisons to test results are presented and show reasonable correlation. A users’ guide is included.
Safety Science
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risks, accidents, safety, disasters, elderly persons, children, handicapped


Sime, J. (1991), Accidents and Disasters: Vulnerability in the Built Environment, Safety Science, , -1, [online], (Accessed June 21, 2024)


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Created August 1, 1991, Updated February 17, 2017