PyroSim 2023.2.0816

Released on August 16, 2023

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Release Notes

This release adds additional support for FDS 6.8.0, UI improvements, and bug fixes.

This version of PyroSim is designed for FDS version 6.8.0 and uses version 11.0.16_8 of the OpenJDK Java VM.

Changes since PyroSim 2023.1.0524:

Improved FDS Support
  • Added support for global HVAC output quantities (Output->HVAC Output). Currently, these can only be visualized in Smokeview.
  • Added support for HVAC WAYPOINTS.
  • Added support for MINIMUM_ZONE_VOLUME and NO_PRESSURE_ZONES parameters.
  • Added support for 3D Heat Transfer surfaces.
  • Removed Heat Transfer 3D as a dedicated Surface type.
  • Added Heat Transfer 3D properties to Layered Surface.
  • Added 367 new predefined species.
UI Improvements
  • Added a Theme menu to the View menu.
  • Added a Classic Theme.
  • Added a Light Theme.
  • Changed the default Theme to Light.
  • Updated File Chooser dialogs to use the system's native dialog.
  • Updated the Record View's syntax highlighting colors.
General Changes
  • Changed default simulation end time to 0.001 seconds, and added a prompt if the user does not change the simulation time.
  • Added Radiative Heat Flux Gas to the list of allowed Temporal Statistics.
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the 3d View to become skewed when zooming with the Roam tool if monitor scaling is not set to 100%.
  • Fixed a bug that could allow imported CAD material/appearance parameters to have invalid values, which could cause display artifacts.
  • Fixed a bug that would cause a crash when showing a file chooser dialog.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when showing a file chooser dialog if the user has a remote drive mapped, but not accessible.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause crushed text fields in some dialogs if monitor scaling is not set to 100%.

Changes to Results:

  • Added display of Triggers.
  • Added support for scripted changes to the visibility of Imported Geometry over time as set up in Pathfinder.
  • Added Output Cell Region to the View options to change the visibility of output data in gas-phase cells, solid-phase, or both.
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed a bug where 2D Slices, Isosurfaces, and Points created from 3D Slices and Plot3D output and saved in the Visualization file would be missing when the file is re-opened.
See all other Pyrosim Release Notes.