Quick Start: Overview
The following is an overview of the CPS v1.0 software. This version contains the following features:
- 3D Map & Terrain Viewer for selecting and viewing a point of interest on the fireground
- Complete Fuel Model Selection: 40 Standard (static and dynamic) and the original 13 -- complete with help guides
- Fully interactive: All fire environmental inputs are dynamically coupled to fire behavior outputs. For example, any change in location in the map viewer will change the fire behavior according to the new location's slope and aspect.
- Screen layout can be setup to demonstrate the alignment of forces concept taught in the Campbell Prediction System training.
Figure 1. Example demonstrating the "alignment of forces" concept.
Figure 1 shows an overview of the CPS software. On the left are a series of panels used for controlling and depicting the fire behavior inputs. In the center is a map and terrain viewer. On the right are the fire behavior outputs.