Deckblatt_Tunnel_2012

 

CONTENTS

Tunnel Safety and Ventilation

Graz, Mai 12 - 13, 2014

 

 

Preface

 

Implementation of the EU Directive on Minimum Safety Requirements for Tunnels in the Trans-European Road Network - Status Report

S. Wiesholzer;
BMVIT, Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, Vienna, A

 

How Frequent are Fires in Tunnels – Analysis from Austrian Tunnel Incident Statistics

G. RATTEI; ASFINAG, A

A. LENTZ, B. Kohl; ILF Consulting Engineers, Linz, A

 

Technical Trade-Offs Using Fixed Fire Fighting Systems

H. Ingason, Y.Z Li;

SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, SE

 

With High Speed to a Safe Emergency Handling - Vienna - St. Pölten Tunnel High-Speed Line

F. Diernhofer1, C. Sommerlechner2, B. FöSSleitner2;

1ILF Consulting Engineers, A, 2ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, A

 

Upgrading Existing TERN Road Tunnels to Current Needs, Taking the Arlbergtunnel as an Example

M. BACHER, P.J. Sturm;

Graz University of Technology, A

 

Control of the Tunnel-Ventilation System in the Northern Link (Norra Länken) in Stockholm

L. ELERTSON;

Swedish Transport Administration, SE

 

Automatic Responses when Something Happens: What Should Be Implemented in the Future

T.T. Aralt;

Multiconsult AS, N

 

Safety Integrated: How much Safety Lies within Tunnel Automation?

R. Raffeiner, T. PFEIFFER; Siemens AG, A

 

Monitoring Centres - A Developmental Journey into the Next Decade

A. Waltl; ASTL, A

P. Reiter; AutomationX, A

 

Real-Time Estimation of Heat Release Rates in Tunnel Fires

I. Nakahori.1, T. Sakaguchi.1, A. Nakano1, A. Mitani 1, A.E. Vardy2;
1Sohatsu Systems Laboratory Inc., JPN; 2University of Dundee, UK

 

Provisions for Reliable and Effective Smoke Detection in Road Tunnels

R. Buchmann, R.Ruckstuhl;

Pöyry Switzerland Ltd, Zurich, CH

 

A Unique Technology for Early Fire Detection in Tunnel Environments

E. Riemer, C. Romnäs;

SENTIO by Firefly, Stockholm, SE

 

Early Fire Detection in Swiss Road Tunnels with more than 1’500 FireGuard Sensors

W.W. Schuldt;

Sigrist-Photometer AG, CH

 

Airflow Measurement in Road Tunnels

U. Grässlin, U. Drost, GP Nodiroli.;

Lombardi Engineering Ltd, Minusio, CH

 

Analysis of a 10 MW Fire in an Underground Railway Station usingFull Scale Tests and CFD

J. Rodler1, A. BASSLER2, E. SCHNELL2;
1Gruner GmbH Consulting Engineers, 2Austria, Gruner AG

 

Air Barriers used for Separating Smoke Free Zones in Case of Fire in Tunnel

G. KRAJEWSKI;

Building Research Institute Fire Research Department, PL

 

Evaluating Smoke Recirculation Potential at the Portal of a Swiss Road Tunnel in Case of a Fire

R. Yousaf, S. Gehrig, R. Buchmann;

Pöyry Switzerland Ltd, Zürich, CH

 

The Effect of Fixed Smoke Barriers on Evacuation Environment in Road Tunnel Fires with Natural Ventilation

M. Seike1, N. Kawabata2, M. Hasegawa2;
1Kanazawa University Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, JPN

2Kanazawa University, JPN

 

Study for Safety at a Relatively Short Tunnel when a Tunnel Fire Occurred

Y. Mikame1,2, N. Kawabata1, M. Seike1, M. Hasegawa1;

1Kanazawa University, 2Metropolitan Expressway Company Ltd., JPN;

 

Effectiveness of Implementation Draught Relief Shaft in Subway Railway Tunnels

S. Shahryari, H. DASHTI, K. DAMIRCHI;

MAPNA Group, Tehran, Iran

 

Standardizing the Technical and Structural Specification of Doors in Tunnels

D. ZIERL, K. Liebwald, L. Rossbacher;

ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, Engineering Services, A

 

Folgoso Tunnel Refurbishment Works: Features and Challenges

F. PORTUGUES3, J.M. PIRIS1, J. ALONSO2, M. TOBAR4, L. GOMEZ2, L.M. GONZALO3;

1Spanish Ministry of Public Works, 2Tecpro Ingeniería Civil SL, 3Geocontrol S.A., 4COPASA, E

 

Fire, Risk and Project Governance

C.H.B. Stacey;

Stacey Agnew Pty Ltd, AUS

 

Upgrading of the Austrian Tunnel Risk Model TuRisMoMethodical and Practical Aspects

B. Kohl, C. FORSTER; ILF Consulting Engineers, Linz, A

S. Wiesholzer; BMVIT Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, Vienna, A

 

Development of a Risk Assessment Method for Fire in Rail Tunnels

B. v. Weyenberge1,2, X. Deckers1,2;

1Fire Engineered Solutions Ghent, BE, 2Ghent University, BE

 

Fixed Firefighting Systems in Road Tunnels - General Requirements and Capabilities

A. WIERER, S. SPERLING, M. PATIGLER;

ASFINAG Bau Management GmbH, A

 

Improving Ventilation and Passive Protection with FFFS

R. Rothe; IFAB, Berlin, D

M. Lakkonen, D. SPRAKEL; FOGTEC Fire Protection, Cologne, D

 

Comparison of Deluge and Water Mist Systems from a Performance and Practical Point of View

M. Lakkonen, D. Sprakel, D. a. Feltmann;

FOGTEC Fire Protection, D

 

Ventilation and Escape Facilities for Short Cut-and-Cover Urban Tunnels

M. Bettelini, S. Rigert;

Amberg Engineering Ltd., Regensdorf-Watt, CH

 

High Temperature Testing and Certification of Fans for Tunnel Ventilation

F.v.VEMDEN;

ZITRON Nederland, NL

 

European Directive: Guidelines for Tunnel Safety Officers in the French Context

A. Picard;

APRR Groupe, F

 

Increased Tunnel Availability through Model Based Decision Support

D.C. Oerlemans, E.W. Worm;

Covalent Infra Technology Solutions, Amersfoort, NL

 

Risk Based Maintenance in Swiss Road Tunnels - Analysis, Findings and Implementations

L.D. Mellert, M. Zbinden, U. Welte;

Amstein + Walthert Progress AG, CH

 

On the Four Elements of Tunnel Safety: Fire, Air, Water and Earth

R. Brandt;

HBI Haerter, Zürich, CH

 

Posterpresentations

 

Transition of Japanese Road Tunnels Ventilation and Smoke Exhaust in Tunnel Fires

M. YAMADA1,2, N. KAWABATA1, T. KIKUMOTO2;
1
Kanazawa University Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology,

2Echoplan Company Ltd, JPN

 

Influence of Fires on Air Velocity Measurements at Downstream Measurement Locations

M. Rafiei, P.J. Sturm;

Graz University of Technology, A