A method for the estimation of casualties caused by accidents in tunnels
The first results of a study on the estimation of casualties caused by tunnel accidents are presented. A conceptual model is described, in which the development physical effects, the escape behaviour of persons in the tunnel, and the injury criteria are related to each other. The approach is demonstrated in a case study.
KeywordsComputational Fluid Dynamics Escape Behaviour Escape Velocity Injury Criterion Road Tunnel
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