Announcements

Improvements in PyroSim 2021.3

September 1, 2021
PyroSim 2021.3 focuses on expanding its application use cases by supporting the latest features of FDS 6.7.6. Read More...

HCN Update for PyroSim 2021.3 and Free Combustion Calculator Update

August 18, 2021
Hydrogen cyanide (HCN) reactions were added in FDS 6.7.6 and are supported in PyroSim 2021.3. As part of this update, we have added HCN support in our Combustion Calculator which helps solve the stoichiometric equation to define a reaction. Read More...

PyroSim 2021.2.0610 Patch Release – Available Now

June 10, 2021

An issue in the PyroSim toolbar was recently identified. When results are available for viewing, the View Results and Plot Results buttons are disabled. This issue was introduced in the 2021.2.0525 release of PyroSim. 

We have identified the problem, and have uploaded a patch release which addresses the bug. The updated version of PyroSim is available now.

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2021.2 Patch Release – Available Now

May 26, 2021

One of our Reseller Partners identified an issue when dragging items in the navigation view. When this happens, the application freezes and requires a forced shutdown to proceed. This issue was introduced in the 2021.2.0512 release of both PyroSim and Pathfinder. 

We have identified the problem, and have uploaded patch releases that addresses the bug. The updated versions of PyroSim and Pathfinder are available now.

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Improvements in PyroSim 2021.2

May 10, 2021
PyroSim 2021.2 includes usability improvements to better monitor FDS simulation progress and find objects in your model. Read More...

Accelerate Simulation Time with PyroSim Cloud Computing

April 15, 2021
What is cloud computing? Cloud computing is a tech industry term for a service which provides computing power on request. This service is provided remote, or “in the cloud”, so that the user can access these resources from their office. One common use for cloud computing is to gain access to powerful hardware which goes beyond ... Read More...

Organize PyroSim Projects with Scenarios

April 13, 2021
Scenarios in PyroSim are a tool which provides a quick method of organizing multiple instances of a given model, each with different sets of enabled/disabled objects. In the Edit Scenarios dialog, the modeler can manage these instances and choose which to actively work on. While a scenario is active, any objects that the modeler disables through the Navigation panel or 3D/2D view will display in the Disabled Objects field for quick reference. A Description field is provided for a custom text entry. Read More...

User Experience Improvements to PyroSim 2021.1

February 15, 2021
We are constantly taking feedback from our users and incorporating their suggestions in to our products to improve the user experience. In that vein, we have made several usability improvements to PyroSim in the 2021.1 release, some of which are mentioned below. Update: The 2021.1 PyroSim Release is available now.  New Scenarios are now activated immediately ... Read More...

New PyroSim Workshop Dates Available

November 3, 2020

Want to learn how to improve your fire modeling skills? Dave McGill has worked with Thunderhead Engineering to provide PyroSim and FDS training to hundreds of attendees for many years. We are excited to announce the latest dates, viewable at our online schedule, for his acclaimed courses in an online workshop format.

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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...