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FireCAD Development for Hazard Analysis.

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Cappuccio, J. A.; Jones, W. W.; Forney, G. P.

Fire Research and Engineering, Second (2nd) International Conference. (ICFRE2). Proceedings. ABSTRACTS ONLY. National Institute of Standards and Technology and Society of Fire Protection Engineers. August 10-15, 1997, Gaithersburg, MD, Slaughter, K. C., Editor(s), 23-23 pp, 1997.


fire research; fire protection engineering; fire hazard; hazard analysis; zone models; predictive models; fire models


ABSTRACT ONLY This paper addresses the development of FireCAD, a tool for performing Fire Hazard Analysis using the capabilities of the computer aided design tool, AUTOCAD, and the zone fire model, CFAST. FireCAD uses an AUTOCAD drawing as a basis for generating input files to be modeled by CFAST.