Steve M. Gwynne, Erica D. Kuligowski, Michael Spearpoint
In this paper, the use of default values in egress models is explored and specific values are proposed to combat issues of model misuse. The authors suggest that defaults should represent the most credibly conservative estimates available for core egress components represented within the model.
September 18-21, 2012
2012 Human Behaviour in Fire Symposium
egress, egress modeling, model defaults, human behavior in fire, performance-based design