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Introduction to APM

The Aviumtechnologies Panel Method (APM) is a low-order, unsteady, unstructured potential flow solver for arbitrary geometries suitable for quick what-if design studies.

Create an Aviumtechnologies account

To start using the Aviumtechnologies Panel Method, you need to create an Aviumtechnologies account. You can create one by visiting the Aviumtechnologies APM homepage.
After you create an account, confirm your email and log in. You will be redirected to your account page. From the account page, you can download your licence key and the APM binaries.
When you create an account you will automatically receive a 7 day trial licence.
Download the apm-getting-started.zip archive in addition to the APM binaries. The archive contains the necessary files for you to run a simulation of a NACA4412 wing. Visit the quick start section for more information on how to run the simulation.

System requirements for APM

Operating System
Windows 10 Pro 22H2 Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish LTS macOS Monterey 12.6.3
Processor
Minimum: Any Intel or AMD x86-64 processor with four logical cores Recommended: Any Intel or AMD x86-64 processor with four logical cores and AVX2 instruction set support
RAM
Minimum: 8GB Recommended: 16GB

Running APM on Linux

APM has been validated on the Linux distributions listed on this page. It is likely that other distributions with Linux kernel version 5.10 or later can successfully run APM, but support will be limited.
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