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Fire Dynamics Simulator (Version 4) - Technical Reference Guide

Published

Author(s)

Kevin B. McGrattan

Abstract

Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) is a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model of fire-driven fluid flow. The software described in this document solves numerically a form of the Navier-Stokes equations appropriate for low-speed, thermally-driven flow with an emphasis on smoke and heat transport from fires.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1018
Report Number
1018

Keywords

fire model, fire modeling software, large eddy simulation

Citation

McGrattan, K. (2006), Fire Dynamics Simulator (Version 4) - Technical Reference Guide, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=861306 (Accessed March 3, 2024)
Created March 1, 2006, Updated June 2, 2021