Simulation of an Attic Fire in a Wood Frame Residential Structure--Chicago


This video summarizes NIST's analysis of a Nov. 2, 2012 Chicago house fire to provide insight into the conditions that unleashed a surge of searing gases, leading to the death of a Chicago fire Captian. Computer simulations were conducted using the NIST Fire Dynamics Simulator and Smokeview

Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology


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