[gmx-users] Force constant - units

Oliver Stueker ostueker at gmail.com
Fri Jun 29 20:15:16 CEST 2012

Hi Steven,

How much is 1 [pN/A] in [kJ/nm2]  (without the mol)?

And why would anyone want to use force-constants in the 10^-23 ?
So why not define a force-constant for 1 mol of bonds instead of a sole bond?

I think you can see where I'm going.


On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 2:32 AM, Steven Neumann <s.neumann08 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Gmx Users,
> How to recalculate the force constant from the harmonic potential:  1
> [pN/A] into [kJ/mol nm2]  ? Where is the [mol] here?
> Thanks,
> Steven
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