CONTENTS

Tunnel Safety and Ventilation

Graz, May 15 – 17, 2006

Tunnel Safety Management in Context with the EU-Directive                                                  1

Hörhan R.; Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, A

It’s Time to ‘Shout’ – Risk Management at the Test Bed
A New Era of Responsibility for Technicians                                                                             6

DIX A.; Barrister at law & Adj Professor of Engineering, QUT, AUS

Adjustment of the Ventilation in a Complex Tunnel System                                                   10

Aralt T.T.; Norwegian Public Roads Authority, N

Problems on Ventilation in Complex City Tunnels                                                                  15

1STURM P.J., 1BACHER M., 1PRETTERHOFER G., 2Kalz U., 3MAIER J.;
1Graz University of Technology, 2ASFINAG Service Gesellschaft Nord, A,
3Amt der oberösterreichischen Landesregierung, A

Ventilation of Short Road Tunnels in Case of an Incident                                                       25

Zumsteg F., Steinemann U.; US+FZ Consulting Engineers, CH

The Impact of Controllability on the Dimensioning of Smoke Extraction Systems
for Bidirectional Traffic Road Tunnels                                                                                    35

Buchmann R.; Electrowatt Infra, CH

The Current Status of the Tunnel Ventilation Design of the
Planned Brenner Base Tunnel between Austria and Italy                                                        45

1RUDIN C., 1FERRAZZINI M., 1SHAHA J., 2GALLER R.;

1HBI Haerter Ltd, CH, 2Geoconsult Consulting Engineers, A

Consideration of Density Variations in the Design of a Ventilation System
for Road Tunnels                                                                                                                       56

Gloth O., Rudolf A.;
ILF
Consulting Engineers, CH

Technical Equipment of Tunnels for Drainage and Fire Prevention demonstrated
by the Example “Eisenbahnachse Brenner, Zulaufstrecke Nord”                                          64

1FORSTHUBER E., 2PUCHER K.;

1Ing.-Kons., ISF, Salzburg, A; 2Graz University of Technology, A

Design of the Incident Ventilation for the Vienna Subway                                                       75

1STROPPA W.; 2Lassy R.; 1TIWAG-Tiroler Wasserkraft AG, A, 2Wiener Linien AG, A

Improving Road and Tunnel Safety via Incident Management:
Implementing a Video Image Processing System                                                                    82

SCHIERECK B.; Traficon n.v., B

VITUS: Video Image Analysis for TUnnel Safety                                                                    92

1SCHWABACH H., 2HARRER m., 3WALTL A., 4BISCHOF H., 5TACKE A.,
6ZOFFMANN G., 7BELEZNAI C., 1STROBL B., 4GRABNER H.; 1FERNANDEZ G.,

1ARC Seibersdorf GmbH, A; 2ASFINAG, A; 3ASTL, A,
4ICG, Graz University of Technology, A, 5PTV AG, D,
6ETM professional control GmbH, A; D; 7Advanced Computer Vision GmbH, A

 

Photogrammetric Advanced Detection Solution Incident Detection in Tunnels                    102

de Kok P., Zenz T., Markus J.; Siemens Building Technologies Austria, A

A DSS for "Dynamic Tunnel" Traffic and Incident Management                                         107

Valenti G., MitrovicH S., Mancini M.; ENEA, I

Control Strategy and Hardware Implementation for Flow Management by Dampers       115

1SCHLAMP W., 2Rudolf A., 1Nendzig H.;
1RWE Solutions, A, 2ILF Beratende Ingenieure AG, CH

Means to Improve Metro Station Environment when Ventilation Shafts are
in Close Proximity to Platforms                                                                                             125

MAEVSKI I.Y.; Jacobs Civil, USA

Use of Dust Filters during the Construction of Tunnel Systems                                            135

1AIGNER H., 2Gamsjäger H.;
1
Aigner Tunnel Technologyie GmbH, A, 2(Vienna Woods Tunnel) consortium, A

Vehicle Tunnel Risk Reduction by Active Fire Suppression and Smoke Control                 145

IrWin A.A., TRIBBIA C.A.; Norman Disney and Young, AUS

SOLIT – Project: Water Mist Fire Suppression Systems as Part
of the Tunnel Safety System                                                                                                    157

Kratzmeir S.; Fogtec Fire Protection, Research & Development, D

Applicability of Water Screen Fire Disaster Prevention System to
Road Tunnels in Japan                                                                                                            162

1,2AMANO R., 2KURIOKA H., 2KUWANA H., 2MURAKAMI M.,
3TSURUDA T., 3SUZUKI T., 3OGAWA Y.;
1University of Tokyo, JPN, 2Kajima Corporation, JPN,
3
National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster, JPN

Fire Protection in the Felbertauern Tunnel: Installation of a Water Mist System
and Interaction with the Tunnel Safety System                                                                      174

Reichsthaler G.; AQUASYS Technik GmbH, A

Position of PIARC – Latest Discussions and Views on Fixed Fire Suppression Systems      179

HAACK A.; STUVA, D

Safety in Road Tunnels: Should We Educate the User to the Tunnel?
Or Adapt the Tunnel to the User in Panic?                                                                            184

De Lathauwer W.; Belgian Tunnelling Association, B

Emergency Exercises in Austrian Railway Tunnels                                                               194

1SOMMERLECHNER C., 2VALO R., 3NEUMANN C.;

1ÖBB Betrieb AG, A; 2Railway Operations Expert, A 3ILF Consulting Engineers, A

Austrian Risk Analysis for Road Tunnels - Development of a New Method
for the Risk Assessment of Road Tunnels                                                                              204

1Kohl B., 1Botschek K., 2Hörhan R. ;
1ILF
Consulting Engineers, A, 2BMVIT, A

Tunnel Kastelec - Planing, Realisation, Testing, Experiences                                                212

MODIC J., MUHIČ S., ARKAR C.; Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, SLO

Tunnel Safety Operational Plan                                                                                              220

BARTOLI C., RUSSO F., CARRARINI L.; ANAS, I

 

Pressure Losses Due to the Leakage in the Air Ducts –
A safety Problem for Tunnel Users?                                                                                      227

1Pucher K., 2PucheR R.;
1Graz University of Technology, A; 2University of Applied Sciences Wien, A

Windshield Fogging in Road Tunnels – Final Results                                                             232

BOPP R., PETER A.; Gruner Ltd, CH

New Requirements for Automatic Fire Detection Systems in Tunnels with
Stationary Fire Fighting Equipment                                                                                       240

Schenkenhofer P.; Listec GmbH, D

Security of Data in an Ethernet Network                                                                               244

Finkbeiner H.-J.; Hirschmann Automation and Control GmbH, D

Safe Cabling Systems in Tunnels under Fire                                                                          249

Welte U.; Amstein+Walthert AG, CH

Safe Decisions through Network Based Visualisation                                                            255

ZIEROLD H., Turtle S., Wu R.; Barco Control Rooms GmbH, D

The Impact of Pressure and Suction Waves on Installed Components,
with Particular Reference to Enclosures in Railway Tunnels                                                260

Holighaus H.; Rittal Communication Systems, D

Fires in Road Tunnels in Europe – Impact on Tunnel Safety in Germany                            269

Heimbecher F., Sistenich C.; Federal Highway Research Institute, D

Equipment for Operation and Safety in Highway Tunnels                                                    275

Rattei G.; ASFINAG, Autobahnen- und Schnellstraßen-Finanzierungs-AG, A

The European Tunneltest in the Scope of the EuroTAP Project                                            281

TETZNER D.; Deutsche Montan Technologie GmbH, D

Comparative Analysis of Road Safety in Tunnels                                                                  291

Robatsch K., Nussbaumer C.;
Austrian Road Safety Board, A

The Runehamar Test Tunnel – R&D of Tunnel Technology and the
Need of Full Scale Tests                                                                                                           299

BUVIK H.; Norwegian Public Roads Administration, N

Advanced Studies of Fire Propagation in a Motorway Tunnel –
Case History by the Test Centre                                                                                             305

SEIRER S.J., WETZIG V.; VSH-Hagerbach Test Gallery Ltd., CH

Experiences with the Safety and Ventilation Design in Operation
of the Plabutsch Tunnel                                                                                                           313

1WALTL A., 2MICHELITSCH F.;
1Styrian Government, A, 2ASFINAG SGS, A,

 

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

15. / 16. 5. 2006

CFD Simulations of Road Tunnel Fires to Estimate the Influence of
Ventilation Systems on Safety                                                                                                 324

1,2CIAMBELLI P., 2MEO M.G., 1,2RUSSO P., 1,2VACCARO S.;

1Universita di Salerno, I, 2C.U.G.RI, I

Contact Systems and Materials in Electrical Connection Technology
for Road Tunnels                                                                                                                     334

Schwarzkopf M.; Weidmüller Interface GmbH & Co., D

 

Reports of the Institute for Internal Combustion Engines and Thermodynamics                      343