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Issue No.04 - July (1995 vol.15)
pp: 62-67
ABSTRACT
We describe how techniques from computer graphics are used to visualize pool fire data and compute radiative effects from pool fires. The basic tools are ray casting and accurate line integration using the RADCAL program. Example images in the visible and infrared band are shown which give qualitative insights about the fire data. Examples are given of irradiation calculations and novel methods to visualize the results of irradiation calculations.
INDEX TERMS
visualization, radiative simulation, pool fires
CITATION
Holly Rushmeier, Anthony Hamins, Mun Young Choi, "Volume Rendering of Pool Fire Data", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.15, no. 4, pp. 62-67, July 1995, doi:10.1109/38.391493
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4. W.L. Grosshandler, “RadCal: A Narrow-Band Model for Radiation Calculations in a Combustion Environment,” NIST Technical Note 1402, National Institute of Standards and Technology, April 1993.
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