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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Molecular Modelling - M402014
Title: Molekulární modelování
Guaranteed by: Department of Analytical Chemistry (402)
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:4
E-Credits: winter s.:4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/2 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Master's (post-Bachelor)
Additional information:
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Bouř Petr prof. RNDr. CSc.
Interchangeability : AM402014
Annotation -
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Students will obtain basic knowledge of quantum-chemical principles, molecular dynamics, and computationas in chemistry, Spectroscopic methods and properties are emphasized, such as NMR and vibrational spectroscopy. The lecture is completed by exercises with computers.
Aim of the course -
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Students will see how a molecular program and quantum chemical program works, will be able to perform basis molecular dynamics and quantum mechanics computations, and will obtain basic knowledge about the Linux operation system.

Literature -
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R: P. Bouř, Základy kvantových výpočtů molekul

R: manual

A: A. Szabo, N. S. Ostlund: Modern Quantum Chemistry: Introduction to Advanced Electronic Structure Theory

A: P. W. Atkins, R. S. Friedman, Molecular Quantum Mechanics

Learning resources -
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Syllabus -
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Overview of ab initio methods useful for computation of molecular properties will be given, with practical examples on computers. The topics include:

1. Classical and quantum concepts of molecular modelling

2. Ab initio methods and the Schrödinger equation

3. Basic axioms of quantum mechanics

4. Prediction of molecule properties from wavefunction

5. Approximate computational approaches in quantum mechanics

6. Density functional methods

7. Electromagnetic molecular properties

8. Energy minimalization, conformer averaging

9. Conformation analysis

10. Simulation of vibrational, optical, and NMR spectral properties

11. Prediction of protein structure, sequence analysis and protein structure

12. Solvent models for quantum computations

13. Applications of molecular modelling to new structural design

Entry requirements -
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Basic mathematical and physical knowledge

Registration requirements -
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Basic mathematical and physical knowledge

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 0,5 14
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1,5 42
Účast na seminářích 1 28
4 / 4 112 / 112
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 15
Examination test 85