Re: Conversion for forces

From: JC Gumbart (gumbart_at_ks.uiuc.edu)
Date: Tue Jun 20 2006 - 14:28:10 CDT

kcal/mol/A^2 is actually units for a force constant (for a spring for
instance); kcal/mol/A is a unit of force. The conversion factor is
~69.5 pN = 1 kcal/mol/A.

On Jun 20, 2006, at 2:05 PM, Gianluca Interlandi wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> CHARMM outputs forces in Kcal/Mol/A^2 (AKMA units). Does anbody
> know how
> to convert it to pN?
>
> Thanks a lot,
>
> Gianluca
>
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