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dc.creatorNatacha Beleza
dc.creatorJ. Santos Baptista
dc.creatorAura Rua
dc.description.abstractEvacuation training is an essential procedure in order to detect flaws and to train workers exiting buildings in a controlled way. As this involves very high costs as well as production stops, it cannot be performed very frequently It should be planned in order to detect potential failures and correct them in due time to maximize its success and reduce costs. This paper aims at showing the usefulness in applying simple means of prediction, such as to measure the length of the path to go. The simulation of several scenarios was done, and it was possible to identify as critical the frequency whereby workers cross the emergency door. This made possible to identify the training of this matter as essential for the successfulness of the evacuation.
dc.relation.ispartofOccupational Safety and Hygiene
dc.subjectTecnologia da segurança, Outras ciências da engenharia e tecnologias
dc.subjectSafety technology, Other engineering and technologies
dc.titleEvacuation times sensitivity
dc.typeCapítulo ou Parte de Livro
dc.contributor.uportoFaculdade de Engenharia
dc.subject.fosCiências da engenharia e tecnologias::Outras ciências da engenharia e tecnologias
dc.subject.fosEngineering and technology::Other engineering and technologies
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