About This Site

This website is meant to be a useful tool for people who are learning – or would like to learn – Fire Dynamics Simulator.

About Me

I’m an Engineer, and I use FDS in my job.
I’ve learnt FDS by myself and I know it can be difficult to grasp, especially if you’ve never coded before.

One thing is for sure: leaning FDS is not impossible!

The FDS input file adopts a very simple coding structure and does not require any specific programming skill to begin with.
With the help of this website and the resources I will link below, I’m sure you will be able to become independent in your Fire modelling endeavors.


For any questions or collaboration proposal, feel free to contact me through this email address.


Useful Resources

This website:

FDS-SMV download:

FDS-SMV manuals:

FDS+Evac homepage (where you can find the FDS+Evac manual):

Discussion Group site for FDS and Smokeview: