Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

PHYS 610 - METHODS OF MOLECULAR SIMUL

Long Title: BIOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR SIMULATION
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisite(s): CHBE 611 OR BIOC 589 OR BIOE 589 OR BIOS 589 OR CHEM 520 OR PHYS 526 or permission of instructor
Description: Modern simulation techniques for classical atomistic systems. Review of statistical mechanical systems. Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics simulation techniques. Extensions of the basic methods to various ensembles. Applications to simulations of large molecules such as proteins. Advanced techniques for simulation of complex systems, including constraint satisfaction, cluster moves, biased sampling, and random energy models. Cross-list: BIOE 610.