ASPECT Newsletter #184

Hello everyone!

This is ASPECT newsletter #184.
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:

#5416: Update citing_aspect.bib (implemented by maipe7; reviewed by tjhei)
#5415: fix formatting in parameter doc (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#5413: Parameter doc no escape backtick (implemented by tjhei)
#5411: Some changes in compute_current_constraints(). (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by tjhei)
#5410: Make a loop over indices more efficient. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by tjhei)
#5409: Clean up some details in solve_stokes(). (implemented by bangerth)
#5408: Minor updates to PR 5360. (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by bangerth)
#5407: Simplify and update depth dependent material model. (implemented by gassmoeller)
#5405: Fix some wrong index sets. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by tjhei)
#5404: Hydrothermal conductivity (implemented by RichardBoelz)
#5403: Also add check for harmonic averaging of properties in neighboring cells (implemented by anne-glerum; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#5402: remove older latex commands. (implemented by alarshi; reviewed by tjhei)
#5401: Update email for Jenkins tester configuration (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by MFraters)
#5400: Update ASPECT name (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by MFraters)
#5399: Add prescribed viscosity plugin. (implemented by MFraters; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#5398: Using constraints with two index sets for dealii-9.6 only. (implemented by vyushut; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#5397: Add asserts to the gmg solver to detect nan’s and inf’s earlier. (implemented by MFraters; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#5396: Fix prescribed velocity cookbooks for dc stokes (implemented by MFraters; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#5395: Use new deal.II constraints functions. (implemented by gassmoeller)
#5394: [WIP] move particle parameters into their own top-level subsection (implemented by gassmoeller)
#5393: Limit shear heating (implemented by jdannberg; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#5392: ASPECT rename (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#5390: update parameters (implemented by tjhei)
#5360: Entropy initial temperature lookup (implemented by lhy11009; reviewed by gassmoeller)

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

#5414 documentation: replace \cite by {cite} (opened)
#5412 How to call constraints.distribute() in solve_stokes(). (opened)
#5406 Inconsistent rescaling of pressure depending on whether or not we use a direct solver (opened and closed)
#5391 renaming ASPECT (opened)

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

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