This evacuation simulation was conducted as part of a security screening of an existing shopping mall in Switzerland. Defined evacuation routes were simulated with a set pre-movement time to analyze jam times and total evacuation times. … Read More
Simulation from the model of “De Vest Alkmaar” by “Van Hooft Adviesburo” with modifications by Thunderhead to test our latest version of Pathfinder. This is a short evacuation demonstration of 2177 occupants, with our latest behavior models.
Recent Pathfinder development has been, to a large extent, focused on our new Locally Quickest approach to controlling how an occupant moves out of its current room. One of the toughest challenges during this sort of simulator development is identifying what the simulator should do.
When we find published research that can be compared to our answers, its exciting and very helpful.