AnAqSim Instructional Series: Exercise Set 1

Free EDU Exercise Package

This free introduction to the dozens of tutorials in the AnAqSim Instructional Series has been designed to get you started modeling using the Analytic Element Method today! Our introductory training package includes excercises and lessons that are intended to familiarize users with the AEM method using the AnAqSim modeling software, establish good modeling practices, and provide detailed instruction on how to build simple models and perform commonly used groundwater modeling analyses. Once all free training documents and model files have been downloaded, tutorials can be completed using the free AnAqSimEDU software (available from Fitts GeoSolutions). Topics covered in our introductory training package include:

  • Introduction to AnAqSim tools and techniques
  • Overview of the Subdomain Method
  • Setting up a model
  • Defining external boundaries
  • Defining valley fill aquifer conditions
  • Source-sink features
  • Adding a steady state well
  • Pathline tracing (single layer model)
  • Adding horizontal anisotropy
  • Contouring drawdown and mounding

The free EDU Exercise Package includes nine high quality excercises, four instructional lessons, all necessary modeling files, and all associated basemaps – everything you need to start modeling using the analytic element method in AnAqSim!

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