**From:** Leonardo Trabuco (*ltrabuco_at_cecm.usp.br*)

**Date:** Wed Jul 19 2006 - 19:08:59 CDT

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Hi,

On Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 12:07:57PM -0700, Jackie wrote:

*>Sorry about this, I imagine this answer is pretty straightforward,
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*>however, I just want to make sure I'm doing this right. I would
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*>like to calculate adsorption energy for a system and a part of
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*>that equation requires that I use total energy. If namd gives the
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*>values of Total energy in kcal/mol, how do I calculate the total
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*>number of mols to multiply the toal energy by to end up with kcal?
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*>For example, if there is water and gold. Do I just add up the
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*>number of mols of water to the number of mols of gold together and
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*>then multiply? How do I find this?
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Well, if you have the energy given in kcal/mol and want it in kcal, just

multiply it by Avogadro's number.

Best,

Leo

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