Tunnel: Safety & Fire Protection

DAY 2 | 8 APRIL, 2016
08.30
Registration and Tea
09.00
Opening and Welcome Remarks by the Chairperson
Tony Cash,
Chairman RIFA, UK
09.10
Keynote Speaker:
David den Boer,
Director
Dutch Association of Fire Safety Consultants, Netherlands
  • Simulation of smoke transport. Reliability and acceptance of CFD calculations
  • Smoke transport and smoke control
  • Design of smoke extraction systems
  • Quality and reliability of CFD simulations
  • Development of best practises
09.40
Mauri Makiaho,
Project Manager Finnish Transport Agency, Finalnd
Risk assessment and Road Tunnel safety
  • The road tunnel and fire safety solutions
  • Risk assessment
Being prepared before traccic input
10.10
Speaker Vendor
10.40
NETWORKING TEA - BREAK
11.10
Tony Lemaire,
Senior Project Leader Efectis, Netherlands Tunnel ventilation design optimization for real fire scenarios
  • New developments in tunnel ventilation design
  • Design and verification of pressurized smoke free escape routes
  • Effects of opening of escape doors on tenability conditions
  • Interaction of ventilation in two tubes
  • In situ measurements of pressure profiles and smoke propagation to escape routes
11.40
Arild Petter Sovik,
Senior Principal Engineer Norwegian Public Roads Administration, Norway Actions undertaken in Norway after four mayor incidents in long single tube tunnels
  • Experience with the recent tunnel fires in Norway
  • Strategy and measures for the vulnerable tunnels – long single tube tunnels
  • Upgrades in Norwegian tunnels (800 – 1000 mill. EUR)
  • Expectations to the industry
12.10
Natalia Pereira & Andre Carvalho
Mechanical Engineers, Metrorio, Brazil CASE STUDY: Primary Fan System in existing tunnel for safety, comfort and fire control.
  • How does the ventilation system work?
  • Environmental and project challenges with civil restrictions during line extension implementation
  • Interface problems related to others systems and lessons learned
  • System commissioning and technical accepting process
12.40
Q & A sessions
1.00
NETWORKING LUNCHEON
2.00
Gunnar Jenssen,
Tunnel Psychology Fire Safety & Egress, Norway Fire Safety in long tunnels –beyond current guidelines
  • Self-evacuation,
  • Emergency evacuation signs and systems Case studies
02.30
Guillaume Leroy,
Fire Safety Expert Ineris, France
  • Design fire in tunnel
  • Energy carrier under investigation
  • Impact of energy carrier on design fire
03.00
Les Fielding,
Tunnel Safety & Fire Safety Consultant London Bridge Associates Ltd, UK
PIARC 2015 FFFS in Road Tunnels Current Practice and Recommendations
  • Types of FFFS
  • Design factors and considerations
  • Maintenance and testing
  • Research and analysis
03.30
NETWORKING LUNCHEON
03.45
Andrew Mckinlay Magic
04.00
Panel Discussions
04.40
Closing Remarks by Chairman
04.50
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