CFAST - Consolidated Model of Fire Growth and Smoke Transport (Version 6), User's Guide, DECEMBER 2008 REVISION

Published: June 12, 2009

Author(s)

Richard D. Peacock, Paul A. Reneke, Glenn P. Forney, Walter W. Jones

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) - 1041
Report Number:
1041
Pub Type: NIST Pubs

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Keywords

Fire growth, smoke transport, computer models, fire models, fire research, hazard assessment, toxicity
Created June 12, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017