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Simulation of pedestrian crowds in normal and evacuation situations

Pages: 21 - 58
Published: Jan 1, 2002
Abstract
Starting with a short review of the available literature in the field of pedestrian and evacuation research, an overview is given over the observed collective phenomena in pedestrian crowds. This includes lane formation in corridors and oscillations at bottlenecks in normal situations, while different kinds of blocked states are produced in panic situations. By means of molecular-dynamic-like microsimulations based on a generalized force model...
Paper Details
Title
Simulation of pedestrian crowds in normal and evacuation situations
Published Date
Jan 1, 2002
Pages
21 - 58
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