ASPECT Newsletter #182

Hello everyone!

This is ASPECT newsletter #182.
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:

#5378: Rework Blankenbach and King benchmarks to compare heat flux postprocessor methods. (implemented by gassmoeller)
#5377: Adds publications for August (implemented by ljhwang; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#5376: add notebook for grain size plunge (implemented by jdannberg)
#5375: sphinx doc: enable pdf (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#5374: sphinx doc: treat warnings as errors (implemented by tjhei)
#5373: (WIP) add velocity residual postprocessor. (implemented by alarshi)
#5372: add viscosity profile that is more consistent with original Steinberg… (implemented by jdannberg; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#5370: Fix warnings when building documentation (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by tjhei)
#5369: Refactor remove_net_linear_momentum (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by tjhei)
#5368: Remove duplicated assert (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by tjhei)
#5367: require SUNDIALS and deal.II 9.5 (implemented by tjhei)
#5366: Hawaii flexure (implemented by danieldouglas92)
#5365: Move entropy plugin to main aspect (implemented by RanpengLi; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#5364: release tasklist changes (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#5363: Grain damage formulation (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by jdannberg)
#5362: Add compositional dependence on viscosity in the Steinberger material model (implemented by bobmyhill; reviewed by jdannberg)
#5359: make sure harmonic average particle interpolator does not average neg… (implemented by jdannberg; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#5338: Change diffusion dislocation to log iteration (implemented by lhy11009; reviewed by bobmyhill)

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

#5371 Nonlinear solver does not converge in some models with nullspace removal (opened)

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

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