References


BOOKS

Svensson, S. Command and control of fire and rescue operations in Sweden. In Murphy, P. & Greenhalgh, K. (Eds.). Leadership & Management of Emergency Services: Ambulance, Fire and Rescue, and Police. In print. Springer. 2017.

Emrich, Ch. Cimolino, U. Svensson, S. Taktische Ventilation: Be- och entlüftungssysteme im einsatz. Ecomed Sicherheit. 2012.

Svensson, S. (Ed.) Cedergårdh, E. Mårtensson, O. & Winnberg, T. Tactics, Command, Leadership. Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency. 2009.

Svensson, S. Katastrofrisker nu och i framtiden – identifiering, analys och beredskap (In Swedish). In Lennquist, S. Katastrofmedicin. Liber. 2009.

Svensson, S. Samhällets räddningstjänst – ansvar och arbetsmetoder (In Swedish). In Lennquist, S. Katastrofmedicin. Liber. 2009.

Svensson, S. Staber och stabsarbete, vid kriser risker och olyckor (In Swedish: Command & control of crises and emergencies through staff work). Studentlitteratur. 2007.

Svensson, S. Taktiska grunder (In Swedish: The theory of fundamental tactics). I Fredholm, L & A-L. Göransson (reds.). Ledning av räddningsinsatser i det komplexa samhället (In Swedish: Emergency Response Management in Today’s Complex Society). Räddningsverket. 2006.

Svensson, S. Fire Ventilation. (U30-651/05). Swedish Rescue Services Agency/Räddningsverket. 2005.

Svensson, S. (Red.) Cedergårdh, E. Mårtensson, O. & Winnberg, T. Taktik, Ledning, Ledarskap (In Swedish) Swedish Rescue Services Agency/Räddningsverket. 2005.

Svensson, S. The Operational Problem of Fire Control (doctoral thesis/report 1025). Lund University: Department of Fire Safety Science. 2002.

Svensson, S. Brandgasventilation (In Swedish: Fire ventilation) (U30-602/00). Swedish Rescue Services Agency/Räddningsverket. 2000.

ARTICLES

Livkiss, K., Svensson, S., Husted, B. et al. Fire Technology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10694-018-0706-2. 2018.

Svensson, S. & Van de veire, M. Experimental study of gas cooling during firefighting operations. Submitted to Fire Technology. 2017.

Johansson N, Svensson S, van Hees P. A Study of Reproducibility of a Full-scale Multi-Room Compartment Fire. Fire Technology. DOI:10.1007/s10694-014-0408-3. 2014.

Johansson N, Svensson S, van Hees P. An evaluation of two methods to predict temperatures in multi-room compartment fires. In Fire Safety Journal. October 2015 77:46-58. DOI: 10.1016/j.firesaf.2015.07.006.

Svensson, S. Investigating Tactical Patterns In A Residential Type Structure. Fire Technology, vol. 43, No. 3, 2007.

Svensson, S. A Study of Tactical Patterns During Firefighting Operations. Fire Safety Journal. Vol. 37, no. 7, pp 673 – 695, 2002.

Svensson, S. & Särdqvist, S. Fire Tests In A Large Hall, Using Manually Applied High- And Low Pressure Water Sprays. Fire Science and Technology, vol. 21, No. 1, 2001.

Svensson, S. Experimental Study Of Fire Ventilation Actions During Firefighting Operations. Fire Technology, vol. 37, No. 1, 2001.

Svensson, S. Att fatta etiska beslut under stress (In Swedish: Ethics in decision making under stress), Kungliga Krigsvetenskapsakademiens Handlingar och Tidskrift, nr 5/2000.

Svensson, S. Managing critical incidents: Fishing for minnows or whales? A Swedish view on the conference ‘Critical Incident Management (CIM): Applications för the UK’ held at the University of Portsmouth, 19 – 20 March 1997. In Organisations & People, Vol 4, No 1, August, 1997.

REPORTS

Svensson, S. Firefighter fatalities in Sweden, 1937 – 2016. Report 3211. Lund University: Department of Fire Safety Engineering. Lund. 2017.

Svensson, S. Räddningsinsatser vid brand i byggnad, en forskningsöversikt. Report 3202. Lund University: Department of Fire Safety Engineering. Lund. 2017.

Svensson, S. Madsen, D. Brandprovning av gasolflaskor, med respektive utan tryckavlastning. (In Swedish: Testing of propane bottles, with and without safety devices). Report 3201. Lund University: Department of Fire Safety Engineering. Lund. 2016.

Madsen, D., Barton, J. Svensson, S. & van Hees, P. Brandprovning av aerosol- och gasolbehållare (In Swedish: Testing of aerosol- and propane bottles). Report 3195. Lund University: Department of Fire Safety Engineering. Lund. 2015.

Svensson, S. Utveckling av utbildning för RIB, räddningstjänstpersonal i beredskap (In Swedish: Developing the training and education of part-time firefighters). Report 3196. Lund University: Department of Fire Safety Engineering. Lund. 2015.

Amon, F., Svensson, S., Lindström, J., Ronchi, E., Lindström, P., Nieto Uriz, F., Lange, D., Criel, X., Lönnermark, A. & Reilly, P. Effects of human activities on the progression and development of large scale crises. SP Sveriges Tekniska Forskningsinstitut. 2015.

Svensson, S. Byggnadstekniskt brandskydd i MSB:s utbildningar (In Swedish: Fire safety of buildings in the education and training provided by MSB). Report 3182. Lund University: Department of Fire Safety Engineering. Lund. 2014.

Svensson, S. Måluppfyllelse genom övning: pedagogik, miljö och säkerhet (In Swedish: To achieve educational goals through practical training: education, environment and safety). Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency/Myndigheten för Samhällsskydd och Beredskap. 2011.

Svensson, S. & Månsson, B. Undersökning av andningsmiljön för instruktörer vid Räddningsverkets skolor (In Swedish: Investigations on the aspiratory environment for instructors in fire training at the Swedish Rescue Services Agency). Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency/Myndigheten för Samhällsskydd och Beredskap. 2009.

Svensson, S. Säker övningsmiljö brand, utredning och förslag. (In Swedish: Safe training environments for fire fighters, investigatory work and suggestions). Swedish Rescue Services Agency/Räddningsverket. 2007.

Månsson, B. & Svensson, S. Hälsoeffekter på instruktörer orsakade av frekvent hypertermisk exponering (In Swedish: Consequences on health of instructors due to frequent hyperthermic exposure). Swedish Rescue Services Agency/Räddningsverket. 2007.

Davidsson, Å. & Svensson, S. Modell för bedömning av riskavstånd vid olyckor med giftiga eller brännbara ämnen (In Swedish: Model for estimating safety distances when responding to accidental release of toxic or flammable substances) (rapport P21-396/01). Swedish Rescue Services Agency/Räddningsverket. 2001.

Svensson, S., Lundström, S. & Särdqvist, S. Släckförsök vid brand i stor lokal (In Swedish: Experiments on fire suppression in a large hall) (rapport P21-328/00). Swedish Rescue Services Agency/Räddningsverket. 2000.

Svensson, S. Räddningstaktiska grunder, förslag till definitioner och kommentarer därtill (In Swedish: Basic tactical principles – proposals for definitions and comments to them) (rapport P21-291/99). Swedish Rescue Services Agency/Räddningsverket. 1999.

Svensson, S. Solving tactical problems using control engineering: systems identification and modeling (report 1017), Lund University: Department of Fire Safety Science. 1998.

Svensson, S. & Lundström, S. Försök med högtrycksbrandsläckning (In Swedish: Firefighting using high-pressure water flows) (rapport P21-196/97). Swedish Rescue Services Agency/Räddningsverket. 1997.

Svensson, S. Taktisk utformning av räddningsinsatser – en simuleringsmodell (In Swedish: Tactical outlining of firefighting operations – a simulation model) (rapport R53-161/96). Swedish Rescue Services Agency/Räddningsverket. 1996.

Svensson, S. Försök med brandgasventilation i en liten lägenhet (In Swedish: Live fire tests with fire and smoke ventilation in a small flat) (rapport R53-159/96). Swedish Rescue Services Agency/Räddningsverket. 1996.

Svensson, S. Brandförebyggande åtgärder som taktisk resurs vid räddningsinsatser (In Swedish: Fire protection measures as tactical resource during firefighting operations) (rapport R53-134/96). Swedish Rescue Services Agency/Räddningsverket. 1996.

Svensson, S. Brandförsök med sprängram samt övertrycksventilation (In Swedish: Live fire tests using explosive cutting frame and positive pressure ventilation) (rapport R53-132/96). Swedish Rescue Services Agency/Räddningsverket. 1996.

PRESENTATIONS

Svensson, S. Understanding fire. Presented at FDIC 2017, Indianapolis, USA. April 24 – April 29. 2017.

Svensson, S. Research benefiting the fire service. Presented at Firehouse World 2017, San Diego, USA. February 6 – February 8. 2017.

Svensson, S. International Prospective on Managing Firefighter Toxic Exposure: Reducing Risk on the Fire ground and in Live Fire Training. Presented at Firehouse World 2017, San Diego, USA. February 6 – February 8. 2017.

Svensson, S. There’s no such thing as extreme fire behavior. Presented at FDIC 2016, Indianapolis, USA. April 18 – April 23. 2016.

Svensson, S. Fire Research for the Fire Service. Keynote presentation at 2nd IAFSS European Symposium of Fire Safety Science, Cyprus, 16th – 18th June, 2015.

Svensson, S. There’s no such thing as extreme fire behavior. Presented at FDIC 2015, Indianapolis, USA. April 20 – April 25. 2015.

Svensson, S. & Kerber, S. Comparing full-scale experiments with model-scale experiments to increase firefighter knowledge of fire dynamics. Poster presented at: 13th International Fire Science & Engineering Conference (Interflam’13), 24th  – 26th June, InterScience Communications, London, 2013.

Svensson, S. Safety in the Fire Service – the Swedish Perspective. Presented at FDIC 2013, Indianapolis, USA. April 22 – April 27. 2013.

Svensson, S. Safety in the Fire Service – the Swedish Perspective. Presented at FDIC 2012, Indianapolis, USA. April 16 – April 21. 2012.

Johansson, N., Nilsson, D., van Hees, P. & Svensson, S. A Study of Reproducibility of Real Scale Fire Experiments. Presented at Fire Safety Day 2012. Lund University. 2012.

Svensson, S. You can talk the talk, but can you walk the walk? Presented at The International Forum, IFE-USA branch, Fire-Rescue International. Atlanta, GA. August 25. 2011.

Svensson, S. Command and Control – the Scientific Approach. Presented at FDIC 2011, Indianapolis, USA. March 21 – March 26. 2011.

Svensson, S. Safety in the Fire Service – the Swedish Perspective. Presented at FDIC 2011, Indianapolis, USA. March 21 – March 26. 2011.

Svensson, S. & Kerber, S. Developments in Positive Pressure Ventilation. In Proceedings: 12th International Fire Science & Engineering Conference (Interflam’10), 5th – 7th July, InterScience Communications, London, 2010.

Svensson, S. Quantifying efficiency in firefighting operations. In Proceedings: 12th International Fire Science & Engineering Conference (Interflam’10), 5th – 7th July, InterScience Communications, London, 2010.

Svensson, S. The role of the fire service. Presented at FIRE 2010, Ottawa, Canada. May 17 – May 21. 2010.

Karlsson, B. & Svensson, S. A Decade Of Scandinavian Research Aimed At Benefiting The Fire Service. Presented at 3rd FIRESEAT Conference, Edinburgh, 4th November 2009.

Svensson, S. A safe workplace. Keynote presentation at the International Firefighting Safety Conference, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, April 29 – May 1. 2009.

Svensson, S. Investigating Fire Fighting Tactics. Presented at the International Firefighting Safety Conference, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, April 29 – May 1. 2009.

Svensson, S. Consequences to health on fire instructors. Presented at the International Firefighting Safety Conference, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, April 29 – May 1. 2009.

Svensson, S. Reducing fire fighter fatalities – the knowledge based approach. Presented at: PERI virtual symposium: Reducing Firefighter Deaths and Injuries: Changes in Concept, Policy, and Practice. September 22 – October 3, 2008. http://www.riskinstitute.org.

Svensson, S. Changing the way we do business. Presented at: 2007 Emergency Management Conference, Wellington, New Zealand. 4 – 5 October 2007.

Svensson, S. Fire Fighter Safety. Presented at FIRE: A Universal Problem with International Solutions, IFE-USA branch, Fire-Rescue International. Atlanta, GA. August 23 – 25. 2007.

Svensson, S. Tactical Patterns And Their Implications For Fire Fighting Operations. Poster presented at: 11th International Fire Science & Engineering Conference (Interflam’07), 3rd – 5th September, InterScience Communications, London, 2007.

Svensson, S., Ezekoye, O.A. & Nicks, R. Investigating positive pressure ventilation. In Proceedings: 11th International Fire Science & Engineering Conference (Interflam’07), 3rd – 5th September, InterScience Communications, London, 2007.

Svensson, S. Investigating Fire Fighting Tactics in a Mechanical Workshop. In Proceedings: 10th International Fire Science & Engineering Conference (Interflam’04), Edinburgh 5th – 7th July, InterScience Communications, London, 2004.

Svensson, S. A Shift in Focus. In Proceedings: International Conference on Fire Service Deployment: Meeting the Standards of Cover Performance Criteria, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, 12th – 13th April, 2002.

Svensson, S. & Werling, P. Experimental Study Of Fire Ventilation Procedures In A Large Hall. In Proceedings: 9th International Fire Science & Engineering Conference (Interflam’01). Edinburgh, 17th – 19th September 2001. InterScience Communications, London, 2001.

Svensson, S. Developing a command structure within the fire services – from enlistment to a viable system. In Jennings, Charles (Ed.). Improving Firefighter Safety: Human Behavior and Organizational Aspects. An International Conference. Alexandria Virginia: Institution of Fire Engineers, United States Branch. 2001.

Svensson, S. Fire service actions as part of the fire safety design. In Proceedings: 3rd International Conference on Performance-Based Codes and Fire Safety Design Methods, Lund, Sweden, 15th – 17th June, 2000.

Svensson, S., Lundström, S. Live Fire Tests on Suppression of Post-flashover Fires Using Manually Applied High and Low Pressure Water Sprays. In Proceedings: 8th International Fire Science & Engineering Conference (Interflam’99). InterScience communications, London. 1999.

Svensson, S. Numerical modeling of suppression of post-flashover fires. Poster presented at: 6th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science (IAFSS’99), 5th – 7th July, Poitier, France, 1999.

Svensson, S. Simulation of firefighting operations. Poster presented at: 2nd International Conference on Fire Research and Engineering, 3rd – 8th August, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA, 1997.

Svensson, S. A concept for tactical analysis of firefighting operations. In Proceedings: 3rd International Conference on Emergency Planning and Disaster Management, Lancaster, UK, 2nd – 6th July, 1995.

MISCELLANEOUS

MSBFS 2012:5, Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskaps allmänna råd om ledning av insatser i kommunal räddningstjänst (Swedish Civil Contingencies Rescue Services general recommendations for command and control of fire and rescue operations).

Svensson, S. Responding to Malfunctions of the Complex World. Unpublished manuscript. 2002.

Kylefors, M. & Svensson, S. Insatsplanering – att planera för insats baserat på riskanalys och räddningstaktik (In Swedish: Planning of firefighting operations based on risk analysis and firefighting tactics). Unpublished manuscript. 2001.

SRVFS 1995:1, Statens räddningsverks föreskrifter om besiktning av samlingstält (Swedish Rescue Services Agency’s’ Regulations for the performance and inspection of tents for public meetings and public events).

Allmänna råd till Statens räddningsverks föreskrifter (SRVFS 1995:1) om besiktning av samlingstält (General recommendations regarding Swedish Rescue Services Agency’s’ Regulations for the performance and inspection of tents for public meetings and public events).

Founder of IFIW (International Fire Instructors Workshop): since 2008 an annual meeting between reputable international fire service instructors and scientists within the field of the fire service.