Re: applying stress to study elasticity

From: Lam Nguyen (lamnguyen_at_martech.fsu.edu)
Date: Fri Oct 24 2008 - 12:56:49 CDT

Thanks Jen,

I'll look at this.

Lam

Jen Hsin wrote:
> Hi Lam,
>
> A good starting point is the NAMD user-defined forces tutorial
> (http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Training/Tutorials/index.html#forces).
>
> Jen
>
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> Jen Hsin
> Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group
> University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
> www.ks.uiuc.edu/~jhsin/
> jhsin_at_ks.uiuc.edu
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>
> On Oct 24, 2008, at 11:06 AM, Lam Nguyen wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I would like to study the elasticity of a network. My question is how
>> to apply a stress (shear or normal) and then how to extract the strain.
>>
>> There is an option to apply forces on some atoms in the system, but I
>> dont know how to use that option to apply a stress on the whole system.
>>
>> Any idea to help?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Lam
>

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