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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

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

Citation

Averill, J. , Kuligowski, E. and Peacock, R. (2011), After the Alarm Sounds: How We Got Here, Where We Are, and Where We Should Go, Journal of Fire Protection Engineering, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=908554 (Accessed April 21, 2024)
Created April 1, 2011, Updated February 19, 2017