SIMULATION MODEL OF AIRCRAFT EVACUATION PROCESS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Transportation
Amount:
$48,000.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
1987
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
6893
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Gourary Assoc Inc
187 Gates Ave, Po Box 1227, Montclair, NJ, 07042
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 BARRY S GOURARY
 () -
Business Contact
Phone: () -
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.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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