When it came upgrading the ventilation system in the Craeybeckx Tunnel, I considered ease of maintenance and life cycle costs to be important factors. FESG was involved from the very outset, and produced a design that was customised to the objectives. It was a smooth collaboration with positive results!
(Agency for Roads and Traffic)
The challenge The challenge was to make the multifunctional walkways under the stands, with an overall area exceeding 10,000 m², fire safe. To achieve the safety level prescribed by the Belgian authorities, we proposed a combination of safety measures.…Read more
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FESG colleague Bart receives PhD!
On Friday the 28th of June, a jury of professors, decided unanimously that the title of Doctor in Fire Safety Engineering (UGent) should be awarded to FESG-colleague Bart Van Weyenberge. For 5 years, Bart worked in close collaboration with FESG on his PhD in which he discusses the development of a probabilistic risk based model to quantify the life safety level in buildings in case of fire. Hereby we would like to congratulate dr. Bart! Acknowledgements Bart was excellently supervised in this PhD by his 2 promoters at the University of Ghent: Prof. Bart Merci and Prof. Robby Caspeele. Their input was of crucial importance to complete the PhD successfully. In addition, a word of thanks to the Flemish Agency for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for granting support in the form of a Baekeland mandate. Why a new method? In the…