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Computer Model of Smoke Movement by Air Conditioning Systems (SMACS).

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Author(s)

J H. Klote

Abstract

A computer model for simulation of smoke movement through air conditioning systems is described. A brief overview of air conditioning systems is presented. The methods of calculation of mass flow, smoke transport, fan flow and duct and fitting resistances are presented along with a general description of the program logic. Eventually a computer software will be available, but it is still in the developmental stage as this report goes to press. (Parts of this have been incorporated into CFAST; contact Dr. W. W. Jones for more information.)
Citation
Fire Technology
Publisher Info
, -1

Keywords

air conditioning, air movement, computer models, ducts, fans, predictive models, smoke movement, ventilation

Citation

Klote, J. (1988), Computer Model of Smoke Movement by Air Conditioning Systems (SMACS)., Fire Technology, , -1, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=917008 (Accessed June 24, 2024)

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Created November 1, 1988, Updated February 17, 2017