[gmx-users] g_energy and mdrun output
David van der Spoel
spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Fri Jun 10 10:03:45 CEST 2005
On Fri, 2005-06-10 at 09:59 +0200, UCT Staff Member - Jackson wrote:
> Dear All
> At the end of a cg minimisation run I get the output:
> Potential energy = -3.8554e+02
> Maximum force .....
> However if I use g_energy to get the potential energy from the ener.edr
> file and then look at the energy.xvg file I get:
> 0.00000 -371.276
> Is the first potential energy refering to the final energy and the
> energy.xvg the energy at time 0?
Yes, apparently the energy is not stored in the edr file during a
minimization. You'll have to use the one that's printed on the standard
> I am doing a series of minimizations on different conformations and want
> to store the final potential energy of each in one file. Has anyone
> doine this before?
David van der Spoel, PhD, Assoc. Prof., Molecular Biophysics group,
Dept. of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University.
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