Pedestrian Modelling in a Fire Environment

As in many parts of the world, Australia has a two-prong approach to the fire safety design of buildings. The first is a traditional prescriptive approach and the other is an engineered performance based approach. In both cases the National…

Where to Next with Fire Modelling?

Excessive amounts of heat and moisture generated by large bushfires can affect the surrounding atmosphere, changing wind speed and creating pyroconvective (thunderstorm) clouds. These in turn can profoundly change the way a bushfire behaves. Researchers are starting to incorporate these…

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