Publisher : Korean Institute of Navigation and Port Research
DOI : 10.5394/KINPR.2013.37.1.85
Title & Authors
A Numerical Study on the Effects of the Smoke Exhaustion on Safe Evacuation in Emergency Situations during Fires on Ships Kim, Won-Ouk;
Sometimes, an evacuation should be executed from a ship for many reasons. This study considers on emergency evacuation on fire in a ship, one of the many reasons for evacuation. Due to the characteristic of fire, the most loss of life is known to be caused by suffocation resulted by smoke. To reduce the suffocation by smoke, the time available for evacuation should be improved for the higher survival rate of crews. In this study, crews' survival times and Evacuation time are analyzed quantitatively in during fire in the same sealed space in two different cases of the natural ventilation and the forced ventilation.
Emergency Evacuation;Fire in a Ship;Suffocation by smoke;Evacuation time;Crews' survival times;
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