[gmx-users] Enthalpy of Vaporization
nasiri1355 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 20:10:05 CEST 2015
On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 7:03 PM, Justin Lemkul <jalemkul at vt.edu> wrote:
> On 10/5/15 2:01 PM, Rasoul Nasiri wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 6:52 PM, Justin Lemkul <jalemkul at vt.edu> wrote:
>>> On 10/5/15 1:50 PM, Pallavi Banerjee wrote:
>>> Correct me if I am wrong, please. Ugas would be obtained from a
>>>> of a single molecule in vacuum. And U liq would be the total potential
>>>> energy of the system (which is given by g_energy) minus the total bonded
>>>> potential energy (bonds+angles+dihedrals). Am I thinking right?
>>>> No. It's the actual potential energy. You need the whole potential
>>> energy to account for flexibility in the molecule.
>>> Hopefully FFs can do this because of the anharmonicity effects caused by
>> multi-structural effects (e.g., many coupling of torsions). This
>> scenario will be serious when T goes up.
> Indeed it depends to some extent on the size, flexibility, and chemical
> composition of the molecule. Additive FFs will inherently overestimate
> dipole moments to account for a lack of polarization response, so generally
> very polar molecules have poor DHvap values with additive models. Simple
> hydrophobics are easier and often agree better with experimental data.
It's even complex behaviour for long chain apolar molecules as there are
many possibility for taken into account the coupling effects (rot, vib,
conf and so on) especially at high T.
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