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Fire Dynamics Simulator (Version 4) - User's Guide

Published

Author(s)

Kevin B. McGrattan

Abstract

Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) is a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelof 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) - 1019
Report Number
1019

Keywords

fire dynamics, fire model, large Eddy simulation

Citation

McGrattan, K. (2004), Fire Dynamics Simulator (Version 4) - User's Guide, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=861307 (Accessed April 13, 2024)
Created July 1, 2004, Updated June 2, 2021