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Molecular dynamics

  • Hans Herrmann
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 501)

Abstract

Molecular dynamics is a deterministic technique to solve the equation of motion of a system of N particles:
$$m_i v_i = f_i = m_i g + \sum\limits_j {f_{ij} } $$
(1)
where m i , ri and vi are mass, position and velocity of particle i with i=1, … N and where the force between particle i and j is given through fij=-∇υ ij by the pair potential v ij which usually only depends on the distance r ij between the centers of mass of the two particles.

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© Springer-Verlag 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Herrmann
    • 1
  1. 1.ICAI, Universität StuttgartGermany

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