Tutorials

Import Fire and Smoke Slices into Evacuation Results

July 7, 2015
Slices are results recordings that capture user-defined planar slices of information. This allows the user to spend minimal processing time recording important areas of analysis. Read More...

Circulation Movement in a Cafeteria

June 23, 2015
Circulation-based simulations can be approximated through some advanced techniques in Pathfinder. This article will illustrate these techniques through a comparatively simple example. Read More...

Configure Occupant Color

December 10, 2014
There are different ways to select and color agents in Pathfinder. This tutorial video shows how to color by agent Profile, Behavior and Occupant Group. Read More...

Specify Elevator Door Selection

December 6, 2013
This video demonstrates more complex elevator door and exit selection. This is useful for elevators with more than one door to enter or exit from. Read More...

Avoid Unwanted Gaps in Navigation Geometry during Object Movement

November 15, 2013
This video shows how to avoid creating unwanted gaps in the geometry of a Pathfinder model. Such problems can occur when subdividing geometry to represent auditorium or stadium seating. Read More...

Balance Occupant Flow through Multiple Doors

September 26, 2013

This video shows the difference in evacuation times when an agent is made aware of alternative pathways to the exit by the use of multiple doors in the model.

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Evacuation of Theatres and Stadiums

August 27, 2013
In this video we show how to effectively simulate evacuation of theaters and stadiums using Pathfinder.  Read More...

Import DWG or DXF File

August 21, 2013
This video demonstrates the necessary steps to import a DWG or DXF file and create a model. Read More...

Create Stairs

August 21, 2013

This video demonstrates the steps to create a multi-floor stairs with landings between each floor.

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Create Elevators

August 21, 2013
In this video we show how to add elevators to a Pathfinder model.  Read More...