CFAST is a two-zone fire model capable of predicting the environment in a multi-compartment structure subjected to a fire. It calculates the time evolving distribution of smoke and fire gases and the temperature throughout a building during a user- prescribed fire. This report describes the equations which constitute the model, the physical basis for these equations, and an evaluation of the sensitivity and predictive capability of the model.
Citation: Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1026r1
NIST Pub Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Pub Type: NIST Pubs
Building fires, fire growth, fire modeling, hazard assessment, smoke transport