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Molecular Modeling and Simulations

  1. Feb 12, 2013 #1
    Hi all,

    I am currently a junior in chemical engineering and want to go to graduate school for it. I am extremely interested in the materials side of renewable energy. To make a long story short, I don't enjoy being in the lab much but really do enjoy thinking about it, researching, and planning out experiments. I'm thinking I might enjoy modeling (I've done a few projects in autocad and enjoyed them). What programs are common for molecular modeling and simulations? I have no idea where to start, so if you also know of any tutorials or explanations (even wiki) that would help, please do share.

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Feb 12, 2013 #2
    you start by googling: molecular modeling software
     
  4. Feb 18, 2013 #3
    Look into discrete element methods (DEM). That should give you an idea of how molecular modeling can be done.
     
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