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Simulate a door opening and then closing (occupants egressing)
« on: February 06, 2020, 05:31:36 pm »

I have created a HOLE in an Obstruction to represent my door.
It will be a door for only 18 seconds while occupants egress.

The occupants will open the door 90 seconds after a device (smoke detector) has activated.
The smoke detector activated at t=39s (discovered by running the model).

I, therefore, need the HOLE to exist from t=129 to t=147 only.

I have done this by using a "Time" Control and Multiple actions (activate,deactivate) based on the above times.

What I really want is this to happen automatically.

I have seen an earlier post on Activate/deactivate" but could not understand how it works.

I would be grateful for some FDS code that I could paste into the Custom window or, alternatively, a way to get it done using Pyrosim features.