ASPECT Newsletter #114

Hello everyone!

This is ASPECT newsletter #114.
It automatically reports recently merged features and discussions about the ASPECT mantle convection code.

Below you find a list of recently proposed or merged features:

#3893: Modified the plugin for depths more than the input viscosity file. (implemented by alarshi)
#3892: remove virtual when using override (implemented by tjhei)
#3891: add missing instantiation (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#3890: add missing override (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by MFraters)
#3889: fix undefined behavior in visco_plastic (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#3888: removed factor two in elasticity strain rate calculation (implemented by bobmyhill)
#3886: Refactor viscoelastic viscosity (implemented by bobmyhill)
#3884: [WIP] Addition: Composite viscoplastic now includes damped Drucker-Prager element (implemented by bobmyhill)
#3883: adding Assanelli et al to publications (implemented by ljhwang; reviewed by tjhei)
#3882: Periodic particles in quarter shell (implemented by kchotalia; reviewed by tjhei)
#3881: add depth averaging for compositional field mass (implemented by jdannberg; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#3880: Make error messages more visible when compiling manual.tex. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by tjhei)

And this is a list of recently opened or closed discussions:

#3894 Issue with the Block GMG with tengential boundary conditions (opened)
#3887 Possible factor 2 error in (opened)
#3885 Tracking issue for adding CPO/LPO tracking and development to aspect (opened)
#3875 Iterate error code -2: numerical breakdown (closed)

A list of all major changes since the last release can be found at this website.

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Additional information can be found at our official website, and CIG’s ASPECT website.