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Make sure to see the 2011 Fire and Evacuation Modeling Technical Conference Site.
In the Tools section of Pathfinder Documentation, you can download spreadsheets to calculate SFPE walking speeds and flow rates. The spreadsheets implement the equations given in the SFPE Engineering Guide - Human Behavior in Fire, June 2003.
This is a maintenance release of PyroSim 2012. This version adds support for AutoCAD 2013 and Revit 2013 DWG files and also includes bug fixes. ... Continue Reading
This is a maintenance release of PyroSim 2012. This version includes a bug fix that makes PyroSim more reliable when working with FDS+EVAC. ... Continue Reading
This is a maintenance release of Pathfinder 2012. This version includes a fix for ATI graphics cards and a fix for certain 3D Results animations. ... Continue Reading
PetraSim now supports EOS7C, a TOUGH2 module for methane-carbon dioxide or methane-nitrogen gas mixtures. Applications include subsurface geologic carbon sequestration sites and natural gas reservoirs. The components modeled include water, brine, non-condensible gas (CO2 or N2), gas tracer, methane, and heat. ... Continue Reading