ASPECT Newsletter #161

Hello everyone!

This is ASPECT newsletter #161.
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:

#4987: [WIP] Add cpo elastic tensor plugin (implemented by MFraters)
#4986: Remove outdated and wrong option in signal_handler for program termination (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by tjhei)
#4983: Split definition and implemention of particle property has and get functions. (implemented by MFraters; reviewed by tjhei)
#4982: Docs: Finishing benchmarks (implemented by cmills1095)
#4981: Fix particle cpo function by making it const. (implemented by MFraters; reviewed by tjhei)
#4980: Add cpo property Bingham average (implemented by MFraters)
#4979: Add CPO main postprocessor (implemented by MFraters)
#4978: add particle get_plugin_pointer_by_name() function. (implemented by MFraters; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4977: Interpolate all particle properties in one operation (implemented by gassmoeller)
#4975: Add CPO DRex computation (implemented by MFraters)
#4974: Add rk2 particle integrator first order accuracy option (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by gassmoeller)

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

#4985 Material models do not check whether Enable elasticity is true even if they don’t support it (opened)
#4984 Possible MPI Deadlock in GMG preconditioner (opened)
#4976 Incompatible ASPECT dev with deal.II dev from before #14167 (opened)
#4961 github action for deal.II master fails randomly without output (closed)

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

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