Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability (RMI) is a complicated phenomenon that occurs when a shockwave passes through a perturbed interface. Over a thousand hydrodynamic simulations were performed to study the formation of RMI for a parameterized high velocity impact. Deep learning was used to learn the temporal mapping of initial geometric perturbations to the full-field hydrodynamic solutions of density and velocity. The continuity equation was used to include physical information into the loss function, however only resulted in very minor improvements at the cost of additional training complexity. Predictions from the deep learning model appear to accurately capture temporal RMI formations for a variety of geometric conditions within the domain. First principle physical laws were investigated to infer the accuracy of the model's predictive capability. While the continuity equation appeared to show no correlation with the accuracy of the model, conservation of mass and momentum were weakly correlated with accuracy. Since conservation laws can be quickly calculated from the deep learning model, they may be useful in applications where a relative accuracy measure is needed.

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Published on 24/11/22

Accepted on 24/11/22

Submitted on 24/11/22

Volume Science Computing, 2022

DOI: 10.23967/eccomas.2022.286

Licence: CC BY-NC-SA license

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