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FASTLite: Engineering Tools for Estimating Fire Growth and Smoke Transport (NIST SP 899)

Published

Author(s)

Rebecca W. Portier, Richard Peacock, Paul A. Reneke

Abstract

FASTLite is a collection of procedures which builds on the core routines of FIREFORM and the computer model CFAST to provide engineering calculations of fire phenomena for the building designer, code official, fire protection engineer and fire safety related practitioner. This manual provides documentation and examples for using FASTLite. It describes how to install the software on a computer and provides a guide for the use of FASTLite using an example.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 899
Report Number
899

Keywords

computer programs, fire growth, smoke transport, computer models, evacuation, fire models, hazard assessment, human behavior, predictive models, toxicity

Citation

Portier, R. , Peacock, R. and Reneke, P. (1996), FASTLite: Engineering Tools for Estimating Fire Growth and Smoke Transport (NIST SP 899), Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.899, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=912921 (Accessed April 25, 2024)
Created December 31, 1995, Updated October 12, 2021