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Pathfinder 2014.3.1208

December 9, 2014
This is a maintenance release of Pathfinder. This version includes a bug fix. To download the latest version of Pathfinder, please use the download page provided when you purchased Pathfinder or register for a free 30-day trial. This version of Pathfinder uses version 1.8.0_05 of the Java VM. Changes since Pathfinder 2014.3.1020: Fixed a bug that caused the properties ... Read More...

PyroSim 2014.4.1208

December 8, 2014

This is a maintenance release of PyroSim. This release fixes a critical bug causing PyroSim to crash when when trying to copy or move a sprinkler. Read More...

Modeling a Pressure Relief Vent

November 18, 2014
This post analyzes a pressure relief vent, where air is injected into a room, the pressure in the room is monitored, and a vent is opened when a set pressure is reached. The key is to include at least two pressure zones in your model. Read More...

PyroSim 2014.4.1105

November 5, 2014

This is a maintenance release of PyroSim. This release includes updates for FDS and Smokeview as well as a fix for a bug that could cause PyroSim to crash when when trying to copy or move a sprinkler. Read More...

PyroSim/FDS and Pathfinder Training at International Locations

November 3, 2014

In 2015, Thunderhead Engineering will offer PyroSim/FDS and Pathfinder training at several international locations. Each training session will include a two day PyroSim/FDS workshop, a two day Pathfinder workshop, and a one day introduction to an FDS/PyroSim distance education course offered through Seneca College. Read More...

PyroSim 2014.3.1030

October 30, 2014

This is a maintenance release of PyroSim. This release includes a fix for a bug that could occur when loading a legacy PSM file with an adiabatic surface. Read More...

PyroSim 2014.3.1023

October 23, 2014

This is a maintenance release of PyroSim. This release includes changes to the Edit Surfaces dialog, additional preset views, static particle support, and elliptical sprays. This is the last release planned to include 32-bit support. Read More...

Pathfinder 2014.3.1020

October 20, 2014
This is a maintenance release of Pathfinder. This version includes bug fixes. To download the latest version of Pathfinder, please use the download page provided when you purchased Pathfinder or register for a free 30-day trial. This version of Pathfinder uses version 1.8.0_05 of the Java VM. Changes since Pathfinder 2014.3.1016: Fixed a bug that prevented Pathfinder from opening PTH ... Read More...

Pathfinder 2014.3.1016

October 16, 2014
This version includes FDS slice output visualization and bug fixes. Read More...

Online Participation – Fire and Evacuation Modeling Technical Conference 2014

September 4, 2014
Thunderhead Engineering is hosting the 2nd Fire and Evacuation Modeling Technical Conference on September 8-10, 2014 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. There will be two days of technical presentations on fire and evacuation modeling (September 8-9), with an optional third day of workshop classes on PyroSim and Pathfinder (September 10). Over 100 participants have registered to attend in ... Read More...