ASPECT Newsletter #154

Hello everyone!

This is ASPECT newsletter #154.
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:

#4864: apply clang tidy fixes (implemented by tjhei)
#4863: Fix Clang warnings (implemented by zjiaqi2018; reviewed by tjhei)
#4862: add Assert (implemented by tjhei)
#4861: mesh deformation: specify correct flags (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4860: fix global refinement (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by bangerth)
#4858: update .gitattributes (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by MFraters)
#4857: json2markdown: mangle/demangle for special characters (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4856: Add projected density field to newton solver (implemented by MFraters)
#4855: Add extra deal.ii hint to tester cmake file. (implemented by MFraters)
#4854: Add pp that computes the total volume of the domain (implemented by anne-glerum)
#4853: Use straight d/dt instead of partials. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4852: GMG: Compute no normal flux constraints on levels (WIP) (implemented by zjiaqi2018)
#4851: Add 9.4 quick tester. (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by MFraters)
#4850: update parameters (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4849: document json2markdown (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4848: Use slow particle evaluation path for FE_DGP elements (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by tjhei)
#4847: fix: GMG free surface with adaptivity (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4846: Doc: Sinking Block and Rayleigh-Taylor Instability (implemented by sac-bsa)
#4845: Follow-up fix to #4842 (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by tjhei)
#4811: Docs: free surface with crust cookbook (implemented by cmills1095; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4690: Add strain rate particle property (implemented by KiralyAgi; reviewed by gassmoeller)

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

#4867 Rename shear stress postprocessor (opened)
#4866 test cmake: check correct deal.II version (opened)
#4865 fix invalid access to in.strain_rate (opened)
#4859 SIGFPE in cookbooks/continental_extension/ (opened and closed)
#4524 use cell flag communication for initial refinement (closed)

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

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