ms2: A molecular simulation tool for thermodynamic properties, release 3.0

G Rutkai and A Koster and G Guevara-Carrion and T Janzen and M Schappals and CW Glass and M Bernreuther and A Wafai and S Stephan and M Kohns and S Reiser and S Deublein and M Horsch and H Hasse and J Vrabec, COMPUTER PHYSICS COMMUNICATIONS, 221, 343-351 (2017).

DOI: 10.1016/j.cpc.2017.07.025

A new version release (3.0) of the molecular simulation tool ms2 (Deublein et al., 2011; Glass et al. 2014) is presented. Version 3.0 of ms2 features two additional ensembles, i.e. microcanonical (NVE) and isobaric-isoenthalpic (NpH), various Helmholtz energy derivatives in the NVE ensemble, thermodynamic integration as a method for calculating the chemical potential, the osmotic pressure for calculating the activity of solvents, the six Maxwell-Stefan diffusion coefficients of quaternary mixtures, statistics for sampling hydrogen bonds, smooth-particle mesh Ewald summation as well as the ability to carry out molecular dynamics runs for an arbitrary number of state points in a single program execution. New version program summary Program Title: ms2 Program Files doi:http://dx.doLorg/10.17632/9rcrylcvlcyh.1 Licensing provisions: CC by NC 3.0 Programming language: Fortran95 Supplementary material: A detailed description of the parameter setup for thermodynamic integration and hydrogen bonding is given in the supplementary material. Furthermore, all molecular force field models developed by our group are provided Journal reference of previous versions: Deublein et al., Comput. Phys. Commun. 182 (2011) 2350 and Glass et al., Comput. Phys. Commun. 185 (2014) 3302 Does the new version supersede the previous version?: Yes Reasons for the new version: Introduction of new features as well as enhancement of computational efficiency Summary of revisions: Two new ensembles (NVE and NpH), new properties (Helmholtz energy derivatives, chemical potential via thermodynamic integration, activity coefficients via osmotic pressure, Maxwell-Stefan diffusion coefficients of quaternary mixtures), new functionalities (detection and statistics of hydrogen bonding, smooth-particle mesh Ewald summation, ability to carry out molecular dynamics runs for an arbitrary number of state points in a single program execution). Nature of problem: Calculation of application oriented thermodynamic properties: vapor-liquid equilibria of pure fluids and multi-component mixtures, thermal, caloric and entropic data as well as transport properties and data on microscopic structure Solution method: Molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo, various ensembles, Grand Equilibrium method, Green-Kubo formalism, Lustig formalism, OPAS method, smooth-particle mesh Ewald summation Restrictions: Typical problems addressed by ms2 are solved by simulating systems containing 1000 to 5000 molecules that are modeled as rigid bodies. Additional comments: Documentation is available at (C) 2017 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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