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Rapid Assessment of the Consequences of Fire in Sub-surface Infrastructure

  • Hessel G. Voortman
  • A. M. W. (Bart) Duijvestijn
  • Jasper B. Nieuwenhuizen
Conference paper

Abstract

Sub-surface infrastructure enables multiple space-use. This is especially important in densely populated, urban areas where space use is at a premium. However, underground infrastructure increases the risk of casualties in case of fire. It is of extreme importance to assess the consequences of design decisions for the risk of casualties in an early stage of the design. A model is proposed for facilitating the design process in this respect.

Keywords

Fire Safety Smoke Layer Rail Line South Axis Rescue Path 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hessel G. Voortman
    • 1
  • A. M. W. (Bart) Duijvestijn
    • 1
  • Jasper B. Nieuwenhuizen
    • 1
  1. 1.ARCADIS Infra AmersfoortThe Netherlands

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