# Fundamentals of Physics-Informed Neural Networks Applied to Solve the Reynolds Boundary Value Problem

## Abstract

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## 1. Introduction

## 2. PINN Architecture

## 3. A First Order ODE Example

## 4. A PINN for the Classical Reynolds Equation

**Remark**

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## 5. Concluding Remarks

## Funding

## Institutional Review Board Statement

## Informed Consent Statement

## Data Availability Statement

## Conflicts of Interest

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**Figure 2.**The solution to the IVP (8), predicted by the PINN (red line with circle markers) and the exact solution obtained by integration (blue continuous line).

**Figure 3.**The solution achieved by the ANN (red line with circle markers) and the exact solution obtained by integration (blue continuous line).

Parameter | Description | Value |
---|---|---|

${N}_{i}$ | # of grid points for the solution domain $[0,2]$ | 41 |

${N}_{e}$ | # of training batches (# or corrections during 1 Epoch) | 1000 |

${T}_{b}$ | # of Epochs (1 Epoch contains ${T}_{b}$ training batches) | 100 |

${L}_{r}$ | Learning rate coefficient (relaxation for the update) | 0.01 |

N | # of nodes/neurons in the hidden layer | 10 |

Node | ${\mathit{w}}^{\left(0\right)}$ | ${\mathit{b}}^{\left(0\right)}$ | ${\mathit{w}}^{\left(1\right)}$ | ${\mathit{b}}^{\left(1\right)}$ |
---|---|---|---|---|

1 | 1.8500 | −0.5946 | −3.5805 | 0.3055 |

2 | 1.8588 | 1.5974 | 0.9712 | |

3 | 0.3025 | 1.9241 | 0.8921 | |

4 | 1.4546 | 0.3742 | −0.9955 | |

5 | 0.5065 | 1.2535 | −0.1430 | |

6 | −1.0898 | −1.0199 | −1.1067 | |

7 | −0.8302 | 0.3519 | −1.1668 | |

8 | 0.3789 | 1.6502 | 0.1754 | |

9 | 2.5012 | 0.7657 | 1.2955 | |

10 | 2.2743 | 1.4172 | 1.2787 |

Parameter | Description | Value |
---|---|---|

${N}_{i}$ | # of grid points for the solution domain $[0,1]$ | 21 |

K | Slope parameter for the Reynolds equation | 1 |

${N}_{e}$ | # of training batches (# or corrections during 1 epoch) | 2000 |

${T}_{b}$ | # of Epochs (1 epoch contains ${T}_{b}$ training batches) | 600 |

${L}_{r}$ | Learning rate coefficient (relaxation for the update) | 0.005 |

N | # of nodes/neurons in the hidden layer | 10 |

Node | ${\mathit{w}}^{\left(0\right)}$ | ${\mathit{b}}^{\left(0\right)}$ | ${\mathit{w}}^{\left(1\right)}$ | ${\mathit{b}}^{\left(1\right)}$ |
---|---|---|---|---|

1 | 0.0557 | 1.9808 | −0.2186 | −0.0641 |

2 | −6.3047 | 6.1664 | 0.1220 | |

3 | −9.3674 | 11.4571 | 0.3843 | |

4 | −4.5473 | 3.3266 | 0.0305 | |

5 | −2.4464 | −1.9884 | 0.1188 | |

6 | −0.1365 | −0.1674 | 0.4155 | |

7 | 0.8581 | 0.5253 | 0.5089 | |

8 | 1.0901 | 2.0858 | 0.3348 | |

9 | 0.2085 | 0.2523 | −0.2024 | |

10 | −3.2168 | 5.9722 | −0.9899 |

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