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Fire Modeling/FDS



Computer models and the limitations in fire safety design
Dr. Alan N. Beard
Industrial Fire Journal
January 1, 2009
Posted:  July 22, 2010

Reliability of computer models in fire safety design
Dr. Alan N. Beard
Heriot- Watt University
Industrial Fire Journal
April 2008
Posted:  July 22, 2010

Comparison of FPETool: FIRE SIMULATOR With Data From Full Scale Experiments
NISTIR 6470 f00019
Robert L. Vettori and Daniel Madrzykowski, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology
February 2000

Fire Dynamics Simulator (Version 5) User’s Guide
NIST Special Publication 1019-5
Kevin McGrattan, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Simo Hostikka, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland; Jason Floyd, Hughes Associates, Inc.
September 10, 2009

Fire Dynamics Simulator (Version 5) Technical Reference Guide Volume 2: Verification FDS Version 5.4
NIST Special Publication 1018-5
Randall McDermott and Kevin McGrattan, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Simo Hostikka, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland; Jason Floyd, Hughes Associates, Inc. September 10, 2009

Fire Dynamics Simulator (Version 5) Technical Reference Guide Volume 3: Validation FDS Version 5.4
NIST Special Publication 1018-5
Kevin McGrattan, Randall McDermott and Kuldeep Prasad, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Simo Hostikka, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland; Jason Floyd, Hughes Associates, Inc.
September 2, 2009

HAZARD II, Implementation for Fire Safety Engineering
f96050 Richard W. Bukowski and Walter W. Jones, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology
August 1996

Reliability of computer models in fire safety design
Dr. Alan N. Beard, Heriot- Watt University Industrial Fire Journal
April 2008

Verification and Validation of Selected Fire Models for Nuclear Power Plant Applications Volume 1: Main Report
NUREG-1824 EPRI 1011999
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (RES); Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
May 2007

Verification & Validation of Selected Fire Models for Nuclear Power Plant Applications Volume 2: Experimental Uncertainty
NUREG-1824 EPRI 1011999 U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (RES); Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
May 2007

Verification & Validation of Selected Fire Models for Nuclear Power Plant Applications Volume 3: Fire Dynamics Tools (FDTS)
NUREG-1824 EPRI 1011999 U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (RES); Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
May 2007

Verification & Validation of Selected Fire Models for Nuclear Power Plant Applications Volume 5: Consolidated Fire Growth and Smoke Transport Model (CFAST)
NUREG-1824 EPRI 1011999 U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (RES); Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
May 2007

Verification & Validation of Selected Fire Models for Nuclear Power Plant Applications Volume 7: Fire Dynamics Simulator
NUREG-1824 EPRI 1011999
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (RES); Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
May 2007


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