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Use a Blueprint Image to Sketch a Model

August 21, 2013
This video demonstrates how to import a blueprint in jpg format and then create the Pathfinder evacuation model by sketching on top of the blueprint.  Read More...

Pathfinder: Import a DWG File

August 20, 2013

This video demonstrates how to import a dwg file into Pathfinder and then create the Pathfinder evacuation model using the dwg geometry. If you want to follow the demo, install Pathfinder 2013 and download this dwg file (). Extract the *.dwg file.

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Pathfinder: Getting Started

August 20, 2013

This video helps you get started with Pathfinder. The first 15 seconds help you install and license Pathfinder. The rest of the video guides you through an example that illustrates several of the features in Pathfinder, including: occupant profiles and behaviors, elevators, stairs, and display options.

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Model Aircraft Evacuation

August 15, 2013

This video demonstrates the variables that may have an effect on evacuation time from aircraft cabins.

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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...