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|Author(s):||Kevin B. McGrattan; Howard R. Baum; Ronald G. Rehm; Anthony P. Hamins; Glenn P. Forney; J E. Floyd; Simo A. Hostikka;|
|Title:||Fire Dynamics Simulator (Version 3): Technical Reference Guide (NISTIR 6783)|
|Published:||November 01, 2001|
|Abstract:||Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) is a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model of fire-driven fluid flow. The equations described in this document are a form of the Navier-Stokes equations appropriate for low-speed, thermally-driven flow with an emphasis on smoke and heat transport from fires. The description of the software used to solve these equations is contained in a companion document, called "Fire Dynamics Simulator (Version 2) -- User's Guide" (NISTIR 6784).|
|Citation:||NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6783|
|Keywords:||fire models, computational fluid dynamics, sprinkler activation, fire plumes, flame spread, simulation, ignition|
|Research Areas:||Building and Fire Research|
|PDF version:||Click here to retrieve PDF version of paper (571KB)|