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Fire Dynamics Simulator, Technical Reference Guide, Sixth Edition

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Author(s)

Kevin B. McGrattan, Randall J. McDermott, Craig G. Weinschenk, Glenn P. Forney

Abstract

This document provides the theoretical basis for the Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS), following the general framework set forth in the “Standard Guide for Evaluating the Predictive Capability of Deterministic Fire Models,” ASTM E 1355. It is a four volume set of companion documents, referred to collectively as the FDS Technical Reference Guide. Volumes 2, 3 and 4 describe the model verification, experimental validation, and configuration management, respectively.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1018
Report Number
1018

Keywords

fire model, large eddy simulation

Citation

McGrattan, K. , McDermott, R. , Weinschenk, C. and Forney, G. (2013), Fire Dynamics Simulator, Technical Reference Guide, Sixth Edition, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.sp.1018 (Accessed November 28, 2022)
Created November 4, 2013, Updated November 10, 2018