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Computer Program for Analysis of Smoke Control Systems. Final Report.



J H. Klote


This paper describes a computer program developed to analyze systems intended to control smoke in building fires. These systems include pressurized stairwells, pressurized elevator shafts, one smoke control systems, and pressurized corridors. This program calculates air flows and differential pressures throughout a building in which a smoke control system is operating. The basic assumptions and limitations of the program are also discussed. The appendices contain a program listing and examples. NOTE: The computer program can be dowloaded from the FRBBS.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 82-2512
Report Number


air movement, computer programs, egress, elevator shafts, escape means, pressurization, simulation, smoke control, stairwells


Klote, J. (1982), Computer Program for Analysis of Smoke Control Systems. Final Report., NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 21, 2024)
Created June 1, 1982, Updated February 19, 2017