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The Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
UNIVERSITY of GREENWICH


RESEARCH THESES IN FIRE SAFETY ENGINEERING

As part of the teaching and research activities of FSEG, staff supervise research projects for PhD and Masters by Research degrees. Abstracts from recently completed research theses are presented below:

PhD Thesis Abstracts

Title Author

Year

A Cognitive Human Behaviour Model for Pedestrian Behaviour SimulationClaudia Hollmann2015
Implementing a Hybrid Space Discretisation within an Agent Based Evacuation ModelN Chooramun2011
Domain partitioning and software modifications towards the parallelisation of the buildingEXODUS evacuation softwareY Mohedeen2011
The Development Of a Scenario Independent Method for Evaluating the Evacuation Complexity of a BuildingH Jiang2011
Ship Design with the Human Factor: Evacuation and normal operations modelling in the ship design processS Deere2011
Development of a Novel Hybrid Field and Zone Fire ModelD Burton2011
Computational Modelling of Agent Based Path Planning and the Representation of Human Wayfinding Behaviour within Egress ModelsAnand Veeraswamy2011
Vertical Transport Evacuation ModellingMichael Kinsey2011
Investigation into the interaction of people with signage systems and its implementation within evacuation modelsHui Xie2011
The use of Numerical Optimisation Techniques in Computational Fire Engineering Models: A Study through Evacuation Modelling AnalysesRodrigo Machado Tavares2010
Predicting Toxic Gas Concentrations Resulting from Enclosure Fires using the Local Equivalence Ratio Concept Linked to Fire Field ModelsZhaozhi Wang2007
Modelling the Generation of Toxic Combustion Products and its Transport in Enclosure FiresArun Mahalingam2007
An Investigation of Techniques to Assist with Reliable specification and Successful Simulation of Fire Field Modelling ScenariosYanbo Wang2007
Intelligent control system for CFD Modelling softwareDominik Janes2003
The Development and Use of Aircraft Evacuation Modelling as a Viable Tool for the Certification and Safety Analysis of Passenger AircraftSimon Blake2003
Improving the regulatory acceptance and numerical performance of CFD based fire-modelling softwareAngus Joseph Grandison2003
An investigation into the feasibility, problems and benefits of re-engineering a legacy procedural CFD code into an event driven, Object Oriented system that allows dynamic user interactionJohn Ewer2000
The Introduction of Adaptive Social Decision-Making in the Mathematical Modelling of Egress BehaviourSteven Gwynne2000
The simulation of fire growth and spread within enclosures using an integrated CFD spread modelFuchen Jia1999
An investigation into automation of fire field modelling techniquesStephen John Taylor1997
Computer Simulation of Fire-Sprinkler InteractionNicole Andrea Hoffmann1990

MSc By Research Thesis Abstracts

Title Author

Year

Evacuation Dynamics of the World Trade Center disasterHelen Westeng2004
The Application of Virtual Reality environments to evacuation modellingDavid Cooney2000
A Critical Comparison of Safe Occupancy of a Football Ground, Using the "Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds" and the buildingEXODUS SoftwareTracy Aarons2000
An interactive Web based query engine for the AASK databaseAsim A Siddiqui2000
Calculation of smoke ventilation in building fires including AtriumsM J Kauriala1999

 

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