Re: AMBER: temperature does not reach to temp0

From: David A. Case <>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 08:47:15 -0700

On Tue, Aug 19, 2003, Majid moghaddam wrote:

> I am trying to do MD simulations on a peptide in
> water(TIP3P modell) by amber7. I did energy
> minimization 1000 steps steepest descent method, then
> started equilibration in constant volume using bellow
> input parameters:
> imin=0, ntb=1, ntc=2, nstlim=100000, cut=12.0,
> dt=0.002, ntx=1, irest=0, ntt=0, tempi=250, temp0=300,
> I expected temperature to reach 300 but it did not.

ntt=0 means "do not do any temperature regulation"...the system will do
whatever Newton's equations tell it to, and temp0 is ignored. You probably
want to set ntt=1.

...good luck..dac

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