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A User's Guide for FAST: Engineering Tools for Estimating Fire Growth and Smoke Transport

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Author(s)

Richard D. Peacock, Paul A. Reneke, Walter W. Jones, Richard W. Bukowski, Glenn P. Forney

Abstract

FAST is a collection of fire modeling tools which uses the underlying fire model CFAST and adds the routines of FIREFORM to provide engineering calculations of fire phenomena in compartmented structures. This manual provides documentation and examples for using FAST. It describes how to install the software on a computer and provides a guide for the use of FAST using examples.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 921
Report Number
921

Keywords

computer models, computer programs, evacuation, fire models, fire research, hazard assessment, human behavior, toxicity

Citation

Peacock, R. , Reneke, P. , Jones, W. , Bukowski, R. and Forney, G. (2000), A User's Guide for FAST: Engineering Tools for Estimating Fire Growth and Smoke Transport, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.921 (Accessed May 22, 2024)

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Created January 3, 2000, Updated November 10, 2018