TITLE

Fighting Fire with Software

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;5/9/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 18, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that software developers are refining tools to simulate pressure and flow scenarios that affect the design of water systems in networks as large as cities and as small as individual buildings. Using improved models of city water systems, engineers working with the new release of InfoWorks WS now can use simulation to replace field tests of the flow, pressure and water quality issues of tapping hydrants in firefighting scenarios. The product by Wallingford, Great Britain based Wallingford Software can report on flow and pressure theoretically available at each hydrant and across zones in simulated fire fighting events.
ACCESSION #
17036411

 

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