From: Ross Walker <>
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2013 20:36:31 -0700

Minimization is simply optimization of coordinates on the potential energy
surface such that the overall potential energy is reduced. There is no
integration step and thus no concept of temperature.

On 9/23/13 8:03 PM, "Sourav Purohit" <> wrote:

>Hi all,
> In AMBER ADVANCED TUTORIAL 17 on finding PMF using Umbrella Sampling,
>The system has been first minimized, then heated to 300K and then
>equilibriated. Then, after setting the restraint on the dihedral to a
>of 120 deg, the system has been minimized and then equilibriated. I had a
>doubt on what keeps the temperature maintained at 300K during the
>minimization step.
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