From: Fidan Sumbul (fidansumbul_at_gmail.com)
Date: Tue Oct 27 2015 - 14:38:16 CDT
Dear Dr. Fiorin,
Thank you for your reply. Sorry for the mistake I ment the second column in the traj file as the collective variable.
Do i have to calculate the biasing potential using these values or is it already written in the state file as decribed?
> On 27 Oct 2015, at 21:14, Giacomo Fiorin <giacomo.fiorin_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Fidan, the first column of the traj file is the step number, the second is the collective variable.
> There is no kinetic energy by default in metadynamics.
> The email thread refers to the data found in the state file, which contains a grid with the metadynamics energy and forces, and additional explicit Gaussian hills when these are off-grid.
>> On Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 2:05 PM, Fidan Sumbul <fidansumbul_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear NAMD Users,
>> I'm trying to perform a multiple replica well-tempered metadynamics simulation by using an eigenvector as bias. As a trial, I perfomed a 20ps run with a 300K temperature increase. The simulation completed without any problem. However, I would like to calculate the biasing potential during the simulation. I know the first column of the colvars.traj file is the value of the bias, but I didn't understand what is the last column (E_metadynamics1) is for. Is it the summation of the E_potential and E-kinetic of the bias?
>> I found a conversation in this mailing list stating that the first list of data after the definition of the colvars is the biasing potential.
>> My second question is, if it is so, shouldn't it be as many as the number of output step as in the colvars.traj file?
>> I'm attaching colvars.state file and colvars.traj file.
>> thank you in advance for your answers.
>> Fidan Sumbul
>> PhD Student and T.A.
>> Polymer Research Center
>> Department of Chemical Engineering
>> Bogazici University
> Giacomo Fiorin
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