Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2018

     

PHYS 610 001 (CRN: 20349)

METHODS OF MOLECULAR SIMUL

Long Title: BIOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR SIMULATION
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Instructor: Deem, Michael W.
Meeting: 2:30PM - 3:50PM MW BRC 285 (8-JAN-2018 - 20-APR-2018) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisites: CHBE 611 OR BIOC 589 OR BIOE 589 OR BIOS 589 OR CHEM 520 OR PHYS 526 or permission of instructor
Section Max Enrollment: 30
Section Enrolled: 9
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 30
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 13
Enrollment data as of: 9-AUG-2020 4:01AM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
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.