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A Study on the Improvement of the Refuge safety area in High-rise Buildings Type
Lee, Byung-Hyun; Lee, Kyung-Hee;
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The purpose of this study was to improve the refuge safety area in the high-rise building type. Each simulation was conducted to evaluate the performance of three types in improving the refuge safety area. Targeting the first 63 floors (no refuge safety area), secondly, to target up to the floor (refuge safety area on the floor, floor) specified in domestic laws, and finally, the floor (evacuation safety area on the floor, floor) were considered as targets. Through this analysis, the following results were obtained : The floor for the refuge safety area through simulations showed that the evacuation time is low. It is necessary to improve the floor for the refuge safety area by using the characteristics of the domestic fire fighting vehicle. The first floor for the refuge safety area from the ground floor differs according to the distance and height of the building floor. However, in the case of a business facility it is 15F, and in the case of apartment housing, it is 20F.
Business facility;Apartment housing;High-rise Buildings;Refuge safety area;Simulation;
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