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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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8 votes

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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7 votes

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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2 votes