Simulation and Analysis of Different Designs of Escape Areas with the Insertion of Obstacles

  • Manuela Marques Lalane Nappi
  • Ivana Righetto Moser
  • João Carlos SouzaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


Starting from Social Forces models, the homogenization of variables and fixed parameters, different architectural solutions were simulated and compared for emergency emptying of areas with large public. The results show that small adjustments in the input data generate divergent responses, indicating that the effectiveness of evacuations depends on multiple variables.


Evacuation Social force model Design solutions 



The authors would like to thank the Post-Graduation Program in Architecture and Urbanism of Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, the Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico [CNPq] and the Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior [CAPES].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuela Marques Lalane Nappi
    • 1
  • Ivana Righetto Moser
    • 1
  • João Carlos Souza
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Universidade Federal de Santa CatarinaFlorianópolisBrazil

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