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Course MV-TD-86057-K-7

Computerlab Molecular Simulation (2V, 3.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
2 V Lecture with integrated exercises 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h
(2V) 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [MV-LTD] Engineering Thermodynamics
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


  • Molecular simulation techniques (Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics)
  • Interpretation of simulation results
  • Applications in thermodynamics

Competencies / intended learning achievements

1. Lecture:

Students will be able to

  • characterize the reliability and scope of molecular modeling and simulation methods.

2. Exercise (computer laboratory):

Students will be able to

  • implement molecular simulation methods as computer programs to calculate thermodynamic properties of low molecular weight fluids
  • test and correct the implemented code
  • identify and solve group dynamic problems in programming, simulation and analysis of simulation results in small groups


Will be announced during the course.


Slides, short exercise sheets, code examples. For further information and course materials please consider the corresponding OLAT-course.

Requirements for attendance (informal)

Programming experience with C, C++, Fortran or a comparable language


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [MV-TD-86057-K-7]

Module Name Context
[MV-TD-224-M-7] Computerlab Molecular Simulation P: Obligatory 2V, 3.0 LP
[PHY-SP-5-M-7] Schwerpunktmodul Thermodynamik WP: Obligation to choose 2V, 3.0 LP