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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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Pathfinder 2012.1.0824

August 24, 2012
This is a maintenance release of Pathfinder 2012. This version includes updates to the simulation summary file. Read More...

Create Spiral Stairs

August 21, 2012
This is a short video tutorial demonstrating a process that may be used to make circular or spiral stairs in Pathfinder. Read More...

Pathfinder 2012.1.0802

August 2, 2012
This is a major release of Pathfinder. This release adds a 64-bit version, direct import capability for AutoDesk DWG files, and performance improvements that cut run time in half. Read More...

PyroSim: ATF engineering analysis of a fire scenario resulting in a firefighter fatality.

July 20, 2012

The video below presents the ATF Fire Research Laboratory's Engineering Analysis of the fire that occurred at 30 Dowling Circle on January 19th, 2011. ATF Fire Protection Engineers were asked to utilize engineering analysis methods, including computer fire modeling, to assist with determining the route of fire spread and the events that led to the firefighter MAYDAY and subsequent Line of Duty Death of Firefighter Mark Falkenhan.

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PetraSim 5.2.0611

June 11, 2012
This is a maintenance release of PetraSim 5. This version includes changes to the selection model and bug fixes to improve stability. Read More...

PyroSim 2012.1.0605

June 5, 2012
This is a maintenance release of PyroSim 2012. This version includes several bug fixes that make PyroSim more reliable. Read More...