Automatic differentiation of FEniCS and Firedrake models in Julia
Author IvanYashchuk
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Updated Last
1 Year Ago
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June 2020

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Automatic differentiation of FEniCS or Firedrake models in Julia


First find out the path to python that has FEniCS or Firedrake installed. Install FiniteElementChainRules (FECR) package that provides NumPy interface to FEniCS and Firedrake together with pushforwards and pullbacks

python -m pip install git+

Then in Julia run

ENV["PYTHON"] = "path/to/fenics_or_firedrake/python"
import Pkg"PyCall")
] add