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Introduction

  • Ben Leimkuhler
  • Charles Matthews
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Part of the Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics book series (IAM, volume 39)

Abstract

Molecular dynamics is the study of how molecules move, deform and interact over time. Predicting or interpreting these changes is essential in chemistry, physics, biology, engineering and other fields. This book discusses the foundations of the numerical methods that are used for studying molecular dynamics.

Keywords

Molecular Dynamic Equilibrium Point Lyapunov Exponent Potential Energy Function Pauli Repulsion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ben Leimkuhler
    • 1
  • Charles Matthews
    • 2
  1. 1.School of MathematicsUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghUK
  2. 2.Gordon Center for Integrative ScienceUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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