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Publication Citation: Visualization, A Tool For Understanding Fire Dynamics

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Author(s): Glenn P. Forney;
Title: Visualization, A Tool For Understanding Fire Dynamics
Published: July 01, 2007
Abstract: Computational tools have been developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for modeling fire spread and smoke transport. These models include FDS (Fire Dynamics Simulator) for modeling fire spread and smoke transport and Smokeview for visualizing the resulting fire dynamics. This article will give an overview of many of the features and techniques one can use with Smokeview to better understand fire dynamics. Modeling is especially useful where other methods of study such as experimentation are not practical or too dangerous to conduct.
Citation: Visualization, A Tool For Understanding Fire Dynamics
Pages: 13 pp.
Keywords: CFD models;field models;fire simulation;scientific visualization;visualization
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