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FireWalk System: Fire Modeling in Interactive Virtual Environments.


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Bukowski, R. W., III; Sequin, C.

International Conference on Fire Research and Engineering (ICFRE2), Second (2nd). Proceedings. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE). August 3-8, 1997, Gaithersburg, MD, Society of Fire Protection Engineers, Boston, MA, 72-83 pp, 1998.

Sponsor:

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD

Keywords:

predictive models; fire research; fire protection engineering; fire models

Abstract:

The authors present an overview of the FireWalk system, which combines the Berkeley Architectural Walkthru Program with the NIST CFAST fire simulator. The system allows fires to be created, controlled, and observed from directly within a virtual building environment.