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PyroSim 2013.1.0807 (Alpha)

August 7, 2013
This is an alpha release for PyroSim 2013. It offers an incomplete preview of FDS 6 features that will be available in subsequent releases. New features include HVAC modeling support, an improved soot deposition model, and changes to FDS which improve the accuracy of gas flow modeling for a broad range of conditions. Read More...

Pathfinder 2013.1.0730 (Beta)

July 30, 2013
Pathfinder 2013 is now available for beta testing. This version gives the user more control over simulation geometry and movement (e.g. one way doors, door flow rate limits in steering mode), ¬†occupant-specific output data, better 3D results performance,  Read More...

Model a Long Tunnel

June 14, 2013
This video covers topics such as importing 3D dxf files, mesh strategies, and gravity vector ramps for a long tunnel in PyroSim. Read More...

PyroSim 2012.1.1221

December 21, 2012

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. Read More...

PyroSim 2012.1.1101

November 1, 2012

This is a maintenance release of PyroSim 2012. This version includes a bug fix that makes PyroSim more reliable when working with FDS+EVAC. Read More...

Pathfinder 2012.1.1029

October 29, 2012

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. Read More...

Distribute Occupant Exit Selection

October 23, 2012

This video demonstrates how to assign exit goals to percentages of the occupant population.

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Support for EOS7C Added

October 12, 2012
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. If you want to be a beta tester, please contact Alison Alcott at RockWare (alison@rockware.com).  Read More...

PyroSim 2012.1.1011

October 11, 2012

This is a maintenance release of PyroSim 2012. This version includes bug fixes that make PyroSim more reliable. Read More...

Optimize Navigation Geometry

September 10, 2012

Video tutorial showing how to reduce the number of navigation mesh polygons to enable larger models and shorter simulation run time.

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