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Campaign: PyroSim

Batch case run feature

Make it possible/easy to queue multiple FDS runs, so that a new case begins after the completion of another.

 

For example, I want to vary input parameters for a given scenario with a relatively short run time. I set up my cases in advance, run them overnight, and look at the results the following day.

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Campaign: PyroSim

Cluster Support

Make it easy to run FDS MPI jobs on multiple computers from within PyroSim. A small client application would be used to configure each networked machine to participate in the cluster and when you run FDS you could specify the participating machines and number of processes on each.

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Campaign: PyroSim

Plot digitizer

While I'm at it today, how about another. Currently, to put in discrete points from curve to an FDS input parameter (e.g. HRR, thermal properties) you either need the raw data itself or you need to manually pick the points of the curve and input them line by line. Currently, I use Plot Digitizer (http://plotdigitizer.sourceforge.net/) to make this process smoother. With that, you import an image of a curve, set the axes ...more »

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3 votes

Campaign: PyroSim

Note taking tool.

Would it be possible to expand the note taking capabilities of Pyrosim beyond that of FDS? I would like to have a feature that at a minimum allows you have the same "FYI" capability for any particular line in an input file. At the moment, the FYI input feature only exists for reactions, materials, and surfaces. It does not exist for things like devices, obstructions, holes, etc. For fire reconstructions, this would ...more »

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Campaign: Pathfinder

Implementing my own exit choice model in Pathfinder

Hello, I would like to suggest to give users the possibility to insert in the software their own exit choice models using, for instance, C#, Python or other languages. Therefore, I am suggesting to transform Pathfinder in a more flexible pedestrian simulating platform. This could very useful for researchers since they could compare the outcomes of different exit choice strategies. At the moment, I have developed an exit ...more »

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Campaign: Pathfinder

Area based override of Occupant Attributes

I thought it might be useful to be able to specify a room or area that would override occupant characteristics whilst agents were located in that room/area. The primary example I’m thinking of is related to walking speed. If I want to model a scenario of a particular room being smoke logged or where the lights are assumed to fail in that room, the occupant walking speed (which under the occupant attributes is set to 1 ...more »

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Campaign: PyroSim

Cannot change the scale in the pyrosim

Dear Sir /madam,

Hello, I have problem with my homework that i used the cad file import in the pyrosim for drawing layout plan. But i had discovered the scale of the layout plan was wrong at the final stage. I would like to change the scale valve from 10 meter to 1 meter in each structure component but cannot found this function. Could you advise the methods?

Thanks for your attention.

 

Best Regards

Student Lam

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