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need help for my first simulation
« on: July 09, 2018, 01:58:22 pm »

Hello ,
I am new to Pyrosim & need a help , I have an autocad  model (3d) and I import to pyrosim but I can't  identify materials to model in pyrosim what can I do?
Please help. 
Thanks in advance

Charlie Thornton

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Re: need help for my first simulation
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2018, 12:29:56 pm »

Depending on your import pipeline, you may or may not have much information about materials by the time the data hits PyroSim. Often it's a matter of assigning surfaces/materials in the fire model based on colors from the CAD model.

Since you are new, I'd encourage you to step back and work through the four-part "Modeling Fire" tutorial series on this page:

The key takeaway is to develop and understanding of what materials and reactions are meaningful to your particular situation. A common pitfall for new users is attempting to model too much detail.

Then you may want to check out this post that discusses the advantages of using FBX as a CAD interchange format: