2.24 Solver comparison

This example shows how to set up solvers explicitly and how to extract diagnostic information.

Deviation: 7.4e-09, 8.4e-09, explicit solver, explicit, adaptive solver, scipy solver
Diagnostic information from first run:
{'controller': {'t_start': 0, 't_end': 1.0, 'profiler': {'solver': 0.0546087049999926, 'tracker': 4.353000002765839e-05, 'compilation': 4.3374302149999835}, 'jit_count': {'make_stepper': 11, 'simulation': 0}, 'solver_start': '2024-02-16 17:42:38.646294', 'successful': True, 'stop_reason': 'Reached final time', 'solver_duration': '0:00:00.054649', 't_final': 1.0, 'process_count': 1}, 'package_version': 'unknown', 'solver': {'class': 'ExplicitSolver', 'pde_class': 'DiffusionPDE', 'dt': 0.001, 'steps': 1000, 'state_modifications': 0.0, 'stochastic': False, 'scheme': 'euler', 'backend': 'numba'}}

Diagnostic information from second run:
{'controller': {'t_start': 0, 't_end': 1.0, 'profiler': {'solver': 0.18927815000000692, 'tracker': 5.03930000093078e-05, 'compilation': 1.1513178349999862}, 'jit_count': {'make_stepper': 2, 'simulation': 0}, 'solver_start': '2024-02-16 17:42:39.853043', 'successful': True, 'stop_reason': 'Reached final time', 'solver_duration': '0:00:00.189329', 't_final': 1.0, 'process_count': 1}, 'package_version': 'unknown', 'solver': {'class': 'ExplicitSolver', 'pde_class': 'DiffusionPDE', 'dt': 0.001, 'dt_adaptive': True, 'steps': 12, 'stochastic': False, 'state_modifications': 0.0, 'dt_statistics': {'min': 0.001, 'max': 0.16251331095552754, 'mean': 0.08333333333333333, 'std': 0.051866297163759595, 'count': 12.0}, 'scheme': 'runge-kutta', 'backend': 'numba'}}

Diagnostic information from third run:
{'controller': {'t_start': 0, 't_end': 1.0, 'profiler': {'solver': 0.0034542949999831762, 'tracker': 4.707100001155595e-05, 'compilation': 0.629461058000004}, 'jit_count': {'make_stepper': 1, 'simulation': 0}, 'solver_start': '2024-02-16 17:42:42.064094', 'successful': True, 'stop_reason': 'Reached final time', 'solver_duration': '0:00:00.003498', 't_final': 1.0, 'process_count': 1}, 'package_version': 'unknown', 'solver': {'class': 'ScipySolver', 'pde_class': 'DiffusionPDE', 'dt': None, 'steps': 50, 'stochastic': False, 'backend': 'numba'}}

import pde

# initialize the grid, an initial condition, and the PDE
grid = pde.UnitGrid([32, 32])
field = pde.ScalarField.random_uniform(grid, -1, 1)
eq = pde.DiffusionPDE()

# try the explicit solver
solver1 = pde.ExplicitSolver(eq)
controller1 = pde.Controller(solver1, t_range=1, tracker=None)
sol1 = controller1.run(field, dt=1e-3)
sol1.label = "explicit solver"
print("Diagnostic information from first run:")
print(controller1.diagnostics)
print()

# try an explicit solver with adaptive time steps
solver2 = pde.ExplicitSolver(eq, scheme="runge-kutta", adaptive=True)
controller2 = pde.Controller(solver2, t_range=1, tracker=None)
sol2 = controller2.run(field, dt=1e-3)
sol2.label = "explicit, adaptive solver"
print("Diagnostic information from second run:")
print(controller2.diagnostics)
print()

# try the standard scipy solver
solver3 = pde.ScipySolver(eq)
controller3 = pde.Controller(solver3, t_range=1, tracker=None)
sol3 = controller3.run(field)
sol3.label = "scipy solver"
print("Diagnostic information from third run:")
print(controller3.diagnostics)
print()

# plot both fields and give the deviation as the title
title = f"Deviation: {((sol1 - sol2)**2).average:.2g}, {((sol1 - sol3)**2).average:.2g}"
pde.FieldCollection([sol1, sol2, sol3]).plot(title=title)

Total running time of the script: (0 minutes 8.279 seconds)