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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

NIST Improves Performance, Capabilities of Its Computer Fire Modeling Tools

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Caption: This is a sample analysis by NIST's Fire Dynamics Simulator predicts the evolution of an oxygen-starved heptane pool fire. Results are shown with NIST's Smokeview visualization software. Heptane is a colorless, flammable liquid and used as a solvent.

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