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CFAST – Consolidated Model of Fire Growth and Smoke Transport (Version 6): User’s Guide

Published

Author(s)

Richard D. Peacock, Paul A. Reneke, Glenn P. Forney

Abstract

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 gaseous combustion products as well as the temperature throughout a building during a user-prescribed fire. This report describes the use of the model, including installing and running the software, the computer platforms upon which it is supported and examples to verify correct installation.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1041r1
Report Number
1041r1

Keywords

Building fires, fire growth, fire modeling, hazard assessment, smoke transport

Citation

Peacock, R. , Reneke, P. and Forney, G. (2013), CFAST – Consolidated Model of Fire Growth and Smoke Transport (Version 6): User’s Guide, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.1041r1 (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created March 28, 2013, Updated November 10, 2018