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Locate active initial conditions



ic = findInitialConditions(ics,RegionType,RegionID) returns the active initial condition assignment ic for the initial conditions in the specified region.


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This example shows find the active initial conditions for a region.

Create a PDE model that has a few subdomains.

model = createpde();
axis equal

Set initial conditions on each pair of regions.


Check the initial conditions specification for region 1.

ics = model.InitialConditions;
ic = findInitialConditions(ics,"Face",1)
ic = 
  GeometricInitialConditions with properties:

           RegionType: 'face'
             RegionID: [1 3]
         InitialValue: 13
    InitialDerivative: []

Input Arguments

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Model initial conditions, specified as the InitialConditions property of a PDE model. Initial conditions can be complex numbers.

Example: model.InitialConditions

Geometric region type, specified as "Edge" for a 2-D model, "Face" for a 2-D model or 3-D model, or "Cell" for a 3-D model.

Example: ca = findInitialConditions(ics,"Face",[1,3])

Data Types: char | string

Region ID, specified as a vector of positive integers. View the subdomain labels for a 2-D model using pdegplot(model,"FaceLabels","on"). Currently, there are no subdomains for 3-D models, so the only acceptable value for a 3-D model is 1.

Example: ca = findInitialConditions(ics,"Face",[1,3])

Data Types: double

Output Arguments

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Initial condition assignment, returned as a GeometricInitialConditions Properties or NodalInitialConditions Properties object.

Version History

Introduced in R2016a