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PyroSim 2020.2.0527

May 27, 2020

This release enables Results to read the adjusted FDS output format for vector slices in version 6.7.4, updates Smokeview, and fixes other crash bugs. Read More...

PyroSim 2020.2.0520

May 20, 2020

This release includes updated support for FDS 6.7.4, improved geometry import, Data3d export, and bug fixes.

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FEMTC 2020 Becomes a Virtual Event

April 7, 2020
We are excited that we have already received many compelling abstracts for the Fire and Evacuation Modeling Technical Conference 2020 (FEMTC). As the global situation developed in March, Thunderhead Engineering decided that FEMTC 2020 will become a virtual event. Many have asked for remote opportunities in the past and there is no better time to ... Read More...

PyroSim 2020.1.0324

March 24, 2020

This release includes updated support for FDS 6.7.4, support for RAMP_T and TAU_T for Fixed Temperature surfaces, support for RAMP_Q and TAU_Q for Net Heat Flux surfaces, and bug fixes.

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Thunderhead COVID-19 Update

March 20, 2020
The global outbreak is impacting everyone.  We wanted to provide a brief status update of operations at Thunderhead Engineering and how it will impact our customers One of our corporate values at Thunderhead is flexibility for our workforce.  As such, we have had remote employees for several years, and many of our staff frequently work from ... Read More...

PyroSim 2020.1.0219

February 19, 2020

This release includes updated support for FDS 6.7.3, support for RAMP_T and TAU_T for Fixed Temperature surfaces, support for RAMP_Q and TAU_Q for Net Heat Flux surfaces, and bug fixes.

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Price Increase in 2020 for PyroSim and Pathfinder

December 4, 2019
Prices for all license types of PyroSim and Pathfinder are scheduled to increase on January 1, 2020. All quotes issued before this date will retain 2019 pricing throughout their normal 30 day validity period, even if that extends into early 2020. If you are considering a new purchase, or if your annual subscription is expiring ... Read More...

PyroSim 2019.3.1204

December 4, 2019

This release adds the ability to load preferences from a shareable .props file, type filtering when importing BIM files, improved object handle manipulation, bug fixes, and the ability to truncate color bars in Results.

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Update of NFPA 502 Critical Velocity Calculator for 2020

October 31, 2019
The NFPA 502 Standard for Road Tunnels, Bridges, and Other Limited Access Highways has been updated for 2020 and includes a new Annex D Critical Velocity Calculation. We have updated the Tunnel Critical Velocity Calculator that can be downloaded to make this calculation. A comparison of the 2020 calculation with the 2017 version is shown below ... Read More...

Save Settings for Results Visualizations

October 30, 2019
With the most recent release of PyroSim and Pathfinder, the Results tool has a new ability to save the settings and state of the Results Viewer, this newly saved data is known as a Results 'Visualization'. A 'Visualization' is a collection of settings that define which Pathfinder and FDS results are to be loaded and how those results are to be displayed. It also contains information entered by the user, such as views, tours, colorbar settings, time settings, annotations, object visibility, etc. Read More...