OGS 6.3.0-179-g962fdcd4e.dirty.20200403132553
[tag] damping

A positive damping factor.

The default value 1.0 gives a non-damped Newton method. Common values are in the range 0.5 to 0.7 for somewhat conservative method and seldom become smaller than 0.2 for very conservative approach.

# Additional info

## From NumLib/ODESolver/NonlinearSolver.cpp line 434

• This is a required parameter.
• Data type: double
• Expanded tag path: nonlinear_solvers.nonlinear_solver.damping
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