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  1. Predictive Engineering Uses Autodesk to Analyze Airflow of Respirator Mask

    Online Articles

    Wed, 12 Oct 2011

    firefighters, it turned to a company that has made its living combining finite element analysis (FEA) with computational fluid dynamics (CFD): Predictive Engineering Inc. in Portland, Oregon. Led by CEO and owner George Laird, Predictive Engineering

  2. Fire Service Industry News: Examining Fire Safety in Shopping Malls

    Online Articles

    Mon, 26 Nov 2012

    to extinguish the fire at source. The fire safety approach involves engineering assessments based on computational fluid dynamics and zone models. That's also where our advanced systems come in, with Wrightstyle's internal and external steel

  1. Analysis of a Fatal Wind-Driven Fire in a Single-Story House

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jun 2012

    wind-driven fire inside a structure. FIRE DYNAMICS SIMULATOR AND SMOKEVIEW FDS is a physics-based computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model designed to simulate low-speed, thermally driven flow with an emphasis on smoke and heat transport

  2. SP Report on Bus Fire Safety

    Online Articles

    Mon, 7 May 2012

    the required capacity of the system. One part of the project was to investigate to what extent CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics ) models can be used as a complement to full scale fire tests. It was shown that CFD modelling can be particularly

  3. TECHNOLOGY ROUNDUP: SAFETY DRIVES RESEARCH PROJECTS

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 May 2005

    service. FDS is a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model of fire-driven ..... without PPV using computational fluid dynamics . The findings can be used as a ..... Ventilation Using Computational Fluid Dynamics , may be viewed or downloaded

  4. New Technologies Focus on First Responder “Capability Gaps” and Needs, Part 2

    Online Articles

    Mon, 1 Jun 2009

    through the use of sophisticated modeling programs, such as the Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS), a computational fluid dynamics model, as well as Smokeview, the visualization program used to display the results of an FDS simulation.” More

  5. Italian research team investigates fire tornadoes

    Online Articles

    Thu, 15 Nov 2007

    an effective analysis are physics and mathematical analysis, experimental activity. and computational thermo- fluid - dynamics (CFD) modeling and codes. In this way it's possible to clarify the phenomenology of these fires and contribute

  6. New Technologies Focus on First Responder “Capability Gaps” and Needs, Part 2

    Online Articles

    Fri, 26 Feb 2010

    through the use of sophisticated modeling programs, such as the Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS), a computational fluid dynamics model, as well as Smokeview, the visualization program used to display the results of an FDS simulation.” More

  7. Emergency Service Myths: A Myth and a Half

    Online Articles

    Mon, 25 May 2009

    Shielding by Water Curtains," by Jean-Marie Buchlin, Professor, von Karman Institute, Applied and Environmental Fluid Dynamics Department, Belgium ( http://www.iitk.ac.in/che/jpg/papersb/full%20papers/B-%2071.pdf

  8. DESIGNING PERFORMANCE-BASED SPRINKLER SYSTEMS: EAST VS. WEST

    Online Articles

    Mon, 1 Jan 2007

    of spray droplet formation and distribution might be required in PBD of automatic sprinkler systems. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) packages are applied. The sprinkler system design area is assessed to determine the number of sprinklers