[gmx-users] Re : Re: calculate the orientation of a group
david.haubertin at cea.fr
Fri Jul 29 09:04:10 CEST 2005
I thought about editconf, but since I'm dealing with trajectories and
want to monitor orientation vs. time, it won't do.
Still, g_bundle might do the trick if I pick up two groups on each end
of my domain and create a fake helix. I'll give it a go.
> > Hi all,
> > I would like to calculate the orientation of a group in my simulation
> > and cant figure out how to do it.
> > I have a protein in a membrane, a large part of this protein is in the
> > solvent and has a rigid-body like motion. I'd like to characterise that
> > motion by let's say monitoring the evolution of the principal axis of
> > inertia.
> > I thought about g_gyrate, but could only retrieve moments of inertia,
> > not the proper axis.
> You can rotate the whole box along the principal moments (using
> editconf) and the rotation matrix should give you the answer. I don't
> think it's printed though
> > I then thought about g_dipole, but it crashes when I ask for a subgroup..
> > Any thoughts on that?
> How about g_bundle ?
> > Thanks in advance
> > David
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