FIERAsystem Theory Report: Life Hazard Model

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada; Volume 781
Physical description8 p.
SubjectRisk/cost assessment
AbstractThe Life Hazard Model of FlERAsystem calculates the time-dependent probability of death of occupants in a compartment due to the effects of being exposed to high heat fluxes and hot and/or toxic gases. The Life Hazard Model uses input from other FlERAsystem models that describe the heat fluxes (Fire Development and Smoke Movement Models) in the compartment, and the temperature and chemical composition of hot gases (Smoke Movement Model). Information from this model for each compartment in the building is used along with the residual population in each compartment (Occupant Evacuation Model) in order to calculate the expected number of deaths in each compartment (Expected Number of Deaths Model).
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number9713
NPARC number20331362
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Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-10-03
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