International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering
 Thesis work of previous students

Thesis work


Thesis work is an integrated part of the IMFSE programme and is credited for 30 ECTS. All students are doing thesis work during their last semester in one of the IMFSE consortium partners. Thesis work of past students is listed below.

Cohort 2014-2016

   
Name Abstract Full Thesis
Anthony Onwuekwe Abstract A mobile android app for evacuation in a building fire emergency
Daan Van den Broecke Abstract Study on the Effectiveness of Sprinklers in Tunnels
Ersin Ferad Abstract A re-evaluation of Alpert's correlations under sloping ceilings
Hilco Hiemstra Abstract Influence of Building Structure and Building Content on Residential Fires
Ivana Paunovic Abstract Fire Safety of 3D Printed Objects
Jelena Stepanovic Abstract Exploratory investigation of the behaviour of glass beams in fire
Jonathan Vallée Abstract Reliability of fire barrier
Jose Morales Abstract Development of a simplified sensitivity analysis approach to quantify life safety for risk assessment of buildings in case of fire
Kseniia Polukhina Abstract Elevated Fires
Matthias Van de veire Abstract Studies on the performance of firefighter’s gas cooling technique
Mert Abdullah Abstract Evaluation of the Cost of Fire Safety: Development of a Framework to Improve Cost Transparency for Large Companies
Mohamed El Makawy Abstract The Effects of Reactant Dilution on Lengths of Laminar Jet Diffusion Flames
Mohammad Mashhadawi Abstract MassMotion Evacuation Model Validation
Ogun Ozalp Abstract Way-finding and crowd management in shopping malls: A modelling case study of Emporia Mall in Malmö
Pei-Ying Yang Abstract Computational modelling of fire spread in a full-scale compartment fire test
Rukesh Shilpakar Abstract Heat Induced Delamination of Laminated Timber
Sami Takieddin Abstract A Numerical Investigation of Spray-Plume Interactions
Selenay Simsek Abstract A novel way of measuring inter-person distance: a study involving an ultrasonic measurement device
Sompoom Soontara Abstract Determination of design fires for cables
Xiang Li Abstract An investigation into the applicability of t-squared fire
     

Cohort 2013-2015

   
Name Abstract Full thesis
Bojan Csoti Abstract Testing of high strength steel S960 at elevated temperatures
Carmen Putynska Abstract The Effect of Oxygen Mass Flux and Flow Velocity on Forward Smouldering
Caroline Eriksson Lantz Abstract Modelling ascending stair evacuation
Daniel Martin Abstract The use of a water mist curtain as a radiation shield
David  Moya Forero Abstract Numerical Study on the Interaction of Sprinklers and Heat Vents
David Vanhaverbeke Abstract Fire development in passive houses: qualitative description and design of full-scale fire tests
Francisco Nieto Uriz Abstract Crowd modelling in large-scale evacuation scenarios: A modelling case study of a Festival evacuation
Henry Sanchez Rincon Abstract Risk Based Fire Protection Strategies for LNG/LPG jetties
Jan Vandekerckhove Abstract The development of a link between prescriptive regulations and the performance based approach
Jasper Ho Abstract Effects of water mist system on a controlled fire
Kelsey Post Abstract Use of Location Tracking Technology for Occupants within Hospitals and Nursing Home to Further Enhance Fire Safety
Khairunnisa Abstract Study on risk assessment models for quantifying life safety in buildings in case of fire
María Eugenia Corso Abstract Predicting temperatures of steelwork protected with intumescent paint
Ruxandra  Dârmon Abstract The assessment of the social impact of fires in industrial buildings in Belgium
Simon Santamaría Abstract Ignition of structures submitted to ember accumulation
Zeyu Yu Abstract Energy Balance and Self-Extinction under Steady State of Heat Transfer in Cross-laminated Timber

 

Cohort 2012-2014

 

 

Name Abstract Full Thesis

Arora Hanish

Abstract

Exploring Potential Problems Causing the Final Implemented Design to deviate in Performance Based Fire Safety Design Approach

Cosma Giovanni

Abstract

Virtual Reality experiments on the impact of way-finding lighting systems on egress from smoke-filled railway tunnel

Desloover Eron

Abstract

An evaluation of fire safety legislations for high-rise buildings in BRICS countries

Hossain Md. Akhtar

Abstract

Estimation of incident heat flux in a novel fire testing methodology, H-TRIS based on through-thickness temperature measurements obtained from standard furnace test

Inghelbrecht Arne

Abstract

Evaluation of the burning behaviour of wood products in the context of structural fire design

Jeong Beom Jin

Abstract

Combination of CFD and evacuation models for determination of FED and FEC levels

Lambert Karel

Abstract

Positive pressure ventilation in underground systems - an experimental and modelling study

Leisted Rolff

Abstract

Design fire for building content in arson scenarios

Mora Ulate Karla

Abstract

Validation of firefoam in a large scale test from the real fires for the safe design of tall buildings project

Parezanovic Vladimir

Abstract

Sensitivity Analysis of Development of Through-Thickness Thermal Stresses in Concrete Exposed to Solely Thermal Load

Ramaiyan Murali

Abstract

Utilization of evacuation model for airports using risk based fire safety scenario

Rodriguez Andres

Abstract

Modeling the effect of the use of fiber reinforced plastics on the evacuation of a ro-pax passenger deck

Strick Jonathan

Abstract

Development of safety measures for nightclubs

Troncoso Jorge

Abstract

Response to Emergency Wayfinding Systems by People from Different Cultures

Wang Lei

Abstract

Modeling of Water based Fire Extinction Systems in Nuclear Facility Fire Scenarios

Winkler Michael

Abstract

Strategies for egress from trains on fire in ventilated tunnels

Zeinali Davood

Abstract

Assessment of the thermal response of concrete by inverse modelling

Zhen Hongbo

Abstract

Prediction of Ignition and Fire Growth of Wood Materials by CFD Modelling From the Real Fires for the Safe Design of Tall Buildings Project

 

Cohort 2011-2013

   
Name Abstract Thesis

Ahmad Absar

Abstract

Detection of Changes in the Ventilation Conditions of a Fire and Implementation in a Fire Forecasting Model

Arias Silvia

Abstract

Magic numbers and the Eurocodes

Barton John

Abstract

Magic numbers and the Eurocodes

Bazan Victor

Abstract

Air entrainment problems in burn pit flares: towards an optimal performance based design.

Blond Juan Jose

Abstract

The role of plume buoyancy during tunnel fire incidents in non horizontal tunnels; a numerical study

Dedjanski Aleksandar

Abstract

Design, conduction and results analysis of fire drills in nuclear power plant

Gonzalez Luis

Abstract

Combining Volume Sensors and Thermopile Arrays with Multi-Modal Video Analysis for Fire Forecasting

Heidari Mohammad

Abstract

Impact of the fire design on the structural failure prediction using simple analytical correlations in the context of PBD

Hellebuyck Denis

Abstract

Functional performance during fires of electrical power components

Hunter Jesse

Abstract

Backdraft phenomena

Muradyan Hrachya

Abstract

Validation of FDS in a small, ventilated room

Reichert Joshua

Abstract

To identify the heat flux exposure limits leading to thermal degradation of SCBA face piece lenses.

Rios Oriol

Abstract

Forecasting Wildland Fire Dynamics

Sirvain Helene

Abstract

Impact of the fire design on the structural failure preduction using CFD simulations in the context of Performance-Based Design

Souza Roberto

Abstract

Numerical model to predict the fire resistance of FRP reinforced concrete slabs

Subramania Anoop

Abstract

Establish influence of ventilation in staircase on effectiveness of PPV in case of fire

Uadiale Solomon

Abstract

Design of fire-safe wind turbines for sustainable energy

Urban Eva

Abstract

Design of fire-safe wind turbines for sustainable energy

Van Weyenberge Bart

Abstract

Development of a risk assessment methodology for fire in rail tunnels

 

Cohort 2010-2012

Name

 

 

Abstract

 

 

Thesis

Nicholas Bartlett

abstract

Optimization of Smoke Control Systems in Underground Subway Stations

Butafuoco Hernan

abstract

Practical Application of Validated Computer Models for Fire Hazard Analysis in Nuclear Power Plants

Cebela Andrej

abstract

Fire safety education for staff members- case study

Debrouwere Brecht

abstract

A study on initial fire behaviour in low-energy houses  won the IFV-VVBA Award

Ebrahimzadeh Setareh

abstract

The use of water spray curtains for protection of openings in compartment walls

Ejigu Netsanet

abstract

Maximum Potential damage in fire design

Hemmati Parinaz

abstract

Influence of geometry and ventilation boundaries on simulation of the flow outside a room set-up in laboratory environment

Liew Li Hooi

abstract

Simulation of the Impact of Different Test Setups of the NFPA 285 Fire Test on the Test Result

Livkiss Karlis

abstract

Fully developed fires in ”low-energy” and ”energyefficient” buildings

Maciel Jorge

abstract

A proposed methodology for fire safety in enclosed chemical facilities

Mogosin Roxana

abstract

Forensic Analysis of the VDL Research House 1

Olsthoorn Mark

abstract

FDS Validation and Grid Resolution Study for Large Atrium Buildings

Ortiz Andres

abstract

Thesis

Rodriguez Dennis

abstract

Fire dynamics in a small compartment with only a ceiling opening

Xu Feng

abstract

Application of Zone- and Field codes to model heat and smoke propagation in support of Fire Hazard Analyses of Nuclear Power Plants

Rojas Claudia

abstract

Analysis of car fires in large car parks

Targosz Marta

abstract

Early detection procedures for aircraft fire safety

 

 



         

 

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