SIMULATION MODEL OF AIRCRAFT EVACUATION PROCESS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$48,000.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
6893
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Gourary Assoc Inc
187 Gates Ave, Po Box 1227, Montclair, NJ, 07042
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
BARRY S GOURARY
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE FEASIBILITY OF BUILDING A PERSONAL COMPUTER MODEL OF THEEVACUATION PROCESS WILL BE STUDIED, USING AN EXPERIMENTAL MODEL DEVELOPED BY GOURARY ASSOCIATES INC. THE RESULTING MODEL WILL PERMIT THE STUDY AND VISUALIZATION OF PASSENGER MOVEMENTS DURING EVACUATION. IT WILL ALSO ALLOW THE STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF CROWDING, FIRE, OBSTRUCTIONS, AND OTHER EFFECTS DURING THE EVACUATION PROCESS. THE MODEL WILL ALSO ALLOW THE COLLECTION OF DETAILED PASSENGER REACTIONS TO VARIOUS PERILS IN THE CABIN DURING EVACUATION, INCLUDING CLOSED DOORS AND SPREADING FLAMES. BOTH A DISPLAY AND A DETAILED PRINTOUT WILL BE PROVIDED. THE MODEL WILL BE USER-FRIENDLY.

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