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It is primarily designed for biochemical molecules like proteins and lipids that have a lot of complicated bonded interactions, but since GROMACS is extremely fast at calculating the nonbonded interactions (that usually dominate simulations) many groups are also using it for research on non-biological systems, e.g. polymers.
 
It is primarily designed for biochemical molecules like proteins and lipids that have a lot of complicated bonded interactions, but since GROMACS is extremely fast at calculating the nonbonded interactions (that usually dominate simulations) many groups are also using it for research on non-biological systems, e.g. polymers.
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==References==
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#[http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcc.20291 David Van Der Spoel, Erik Lindahl, Berk Hess, Gerrit Groenhof, Alan E. Mark, Herman J. C. Berendsen "GROMACS: Fast, flexible, and free", Journal of Computational Chemistry '''26''' pp. 1701-1718 (2005)]
 
[[Category: Materials modeling and Computer simulation codes]]
 
[[Category: Materials modeling and Computer simulation codes]]

Revision as of 14:19, 26 April 2007

GROMACS is a versatile package to perform molecular dynamics, i.e. simulate the Newtonian equations of motion for systems with hundreds to millions of particles.

It is primarily designed for biochemical molecules like proteins and lipids that have a lot of complicated bonded interactions, but since GROMACS is extremely fast at calculating the nonbonded interactions (that usually dominate simulations) many groups are also using it for research on non-biological systems, e.g. polymers.

References

  1. David Van Der Spoel, Erik Lindahl, Berk Hess, Gerrit Groenhof, Alan E. Mark, Herman J. C. Berendsen "GROMACS: Fast, flexible, and free", Journal of Computational Chemistry 26 pp. 1701-1718 (2005)