# 2.6. Kuramoto-Sivashinsky - Using PDE class¶

This example implements a scalar PDE using the PDE. We here consider the Kuramoto–Sivashinsky equation, which for instance describes the dynamics of flame fronts:

$\partial_t u = -\frac12 |\nabla u|^2 - \nabla^2 u - \nabla^4 u$

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from pde import PDE, ScalarField, UnitGrid

grid = UnitGrid([32, 32])  # generate grid
state = ScalarField.random_uniform(grid)  # generate initial condition

eq = PDE({"u": "-gradient_squared(u) / 2 - laplace(u + laplace(u))"})  # define the pde
result = eq.solve(state, t_range=10, dt=0.01)
result.plot()


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