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scipy.integrate.Radau

class scipy.integrate.Radau(fun, t0, y0, t_bound, max_step=inf, rtol=0.001, atol=1e-06, jac=None, jac_sparsity=None, vectorized=False, first_step=None, **extraneous)[source]

Implicit Runge-Kutta method of Radau IIA family of order 5.

The implementation follows [R04c194a64501-1]. The error is controlled with a third-order accurate embedded formula. A cubic polynomial which satisfies the collocation conditions is used for the dense output.

Parameters
funcallable

Right-hand side of the system. The calling signature is fun(t, y). Here t is a scalar, and there are two options for the ndarray y: It can either have shape (n,); then fun must return array_like with shape (n,). Alternatively it can have shape (n, k); then fun must return an array_like with shape (n, k), i.e., each column corresponds to a single column in y. The choice between the two options is determined by vectorized argument (see below). The vectorized implementation allows a faster approximation of the Jacobian by finite differences (required for this solver).

t0float

Initial time.

y0array_like, shape (n,)

Initial state.

t_boundfloat

Boundary time - the integration won’t continue beyond it. It also determines the direction of the integration.

first_stepfloat or None, optional

Initial step size. Default is None which means that the algorithm should choose.

max_stepfloat, optional

Maximum allowed step size. Default is np.inf, i.e., the step size is not bounded and determined solely by the solver.

rtol, atolfloat and array_like, optional

Relative and absolute tolerances. The solver keeps the local error estimates less than atol + rtol * abs(y). Here rtol controls a relative accuracy (number of correct digits). But if a component of y is approximately below atol, the error only needs to fall within the same atol threshold, and the number of correct digits is not guaranteed. If components of y have different scales, it might be beneficial to set different atol values for different components by passing array_like with shape (n,) for atol. Default values are 1e-3 for rtol and 1e-6 for atol.

jac{None, array_like, sparse_matrix, callable}, optional

Jacobian matrix of the right-hand side of the system with respect to y, required by this method. The Jacobian matrix has shape (n, n) and its element (i, j) is equal to d f_i / d y_j. There are three ways to define the Jacobian:

  • If array_like or sparse_matrix, the Jacobian is assumed to be constant.

  • If callable, the Jacobian is assumed to depend on both t and y; it will be called as jac(t, y) as necessary. For the ‘Radau’ and ‘BDF’ methods, the return value might be a sparse matrix.

  • If None (default), the Jacobian will be approximated by finite differences.

It is generally recommended to provide the Jacobian rather than relying on a finite-difference approximation.

jac_sparsity{None, array_like, sparse matrix}, optional

Defines a sparsity structure of the Jacobian matrix for a finite-difference approximation. Its shape must be (n, n). This argument is ignored if jac is not None. If the Jacobian has only few non-zero elements in each row, providing the sparsity structure will greatly speed up the computations [R04c194a64501-2]. A zero entry means that a corresponding element in the Jacobian is always zero. If None (default), the Jacobian is assumed to be dense.

vectorizedbool, optional

Whether fun is implemented in a vectorized fashion. Default is False.

References

R04c194a64501-1

E. Hairer, G. Wanner, “Solving Ordinary Differential Equations II: Stiff and Differential-Algebraic Problems”, Sec. IV.8.

R04c194a64501-2

A. Curtis, M. J. D. Powell, and J. Reid, “On the estimation of sparse Jacobian matrices”, Journal of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, 13, pp. 117-120, 1974.

Attributes
nint

Number of equations.

statusstring

Current status of the solver: ‘running’, ‘finished’ or ‘failed’.

t_boundfloat

Boundary time.

directionfloat

Integration direction: +1 or -1.

tfloat

Current time.

yndarray

Current state.

t_oldfloat

Previous time. None if no steps were made yet.

step_sizefloat

Size of the last successful step. None if no steps were made yet.

nfevint

Number of evaluations of the right-hand side.

njevint

Number of evaluations of the Jacobian.

nluint

Number of LU decompositions.

Methods

dense_output(self)

Compute a local interpolant over the last successful step.

step(self)

Perform one integration step.

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