Check it out
Here's the one that my department is looking at buying this year, http://www.digitalcombustion.com/
The instructor we had for two courses at the FDIC Atlantic last weekend used this, and it's a wicked tool! He was in no way associated with this company....and neither am I.
Damn, that's some interesting software there Ham..... looks like it is going to put me out of a hobby!!!
I think I'll have to download that V3 trial and see how it runs....
"If you don't like what you see, Why don't you fight it?
If you know there's something wrong, Why don't you right it?"
USC Viterbi wrote:A former Viterbi School computer science graduate student now has his PhD, and this thesis project continues in development as a way to train firefighters and other responders to fight conflagrations.
Viterbi School artificial intelligence expert Milind Tambe and Nathan Schurr (PhD 2007) brought the complex system into being; working directly with the L.A. County Fire Department as it evolved, making sure that it remained relevant and useful.
I'm going to use the video presentation to go along with a discussion on how we would tackle a fire on board, and then follow it up with a tour of the actual boat.
I've also been using some pictures of my own house, as well as the Chief's house to simulate some very real looking structure fires.
Has anyone else had a chance to use this program?
As a follow-up, is anyone taking advantage of these software capabilities?
As a follow-up, is anyone taking advantage of these software capabilities?[/quote]
Late reply, I know.
Short answer: Yep and yep.
I'm a former dispatcher now firefighter. Ottawa fire currently employs building and radius (nearby) hazards, and they pop up whenever a call is entered.
Not all departments are using CAD to its full ability like that, however.
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