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Technical Reference Guide for FAST Version 18. Final Report (NIST TN 1216)



Walter W. Jones, Richard D. Peacock


FAST (fire and smoke transport) is a zone model capable of predicting the environment in a multi- compartment structure subjected to a fire. This reference guide provides a detailed description of the source terms used in the model, data input requirements, and the output produced by version 18 of the model. References Missing From Page 96 Reference 3: Jones, W. W., Future Directions for Modeling the Spread of Fire, Smoke, and Toxic Gases. Reference 4: Peacock, R. D., Davis, S., Lee, B. T., Experimental Data Set for the Accuracy Assessment of Room Fire Models. NBSIR 88-3752.
Technical Note (NIST TN) - 1262
Report Number


predictive models, compartment fires, fire growth, mathematical models, numerical models, room fires, smoke, toxicity


Jones, W. and Peacock, R. (1989), Technical Reference Guide for FAST Version 18. Final Report (NIST TN 1216), Technical Note (NIST TN), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 21, 2024)


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Created May 1, 1989, Updated November 10, 2018