This paper presents the characteristics of pedestrian movement around doors connected to corridors. We focused on the flow rates through a door connected to a corridor to verify the evacuation safety for a performance-based design. In full scale evacuation experiment, when the corridor connected to a door was crowded, the flow rate at the door decreased. Furthermore, the differences between the experimental results and those from multi-agent pedestrian simulator were investigated to examine the validity of the simulation.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Transportation Research Procedia|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
- Density of corridorcv
- Evacuation experiment
- Flow rate
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