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Fire Simulation and Research Software

CFAST - Consolidated Fire and Smoke Transport Model

Fire Dynamics Simulator and Smokeview - The NIST Fire Dynamics Simulator predicts smoke and/or air flow movement caused by fire, wind, ventilation systems etc. Smokeview visualizes the predictions generated by NIST FDS.

Fire Modeling Software - Other fire modeling software developed by NIST.

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Created October 18, 2010, Updated November 1, 2019