Is it an NPT simulation or NVT simulation?
Arun

On Wed, 6 May 2020, 9:27 am Mohamed Abdelaal, <m.b.abdel...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Yes I measured both, the density and the free volume using gromacs.
>
> Since the free volume changes with respect to time, shouldn’t the density
> also change with time ?
>
> Thanks,
> Mohamed
>
> On Wed, May 6, 2020 at 08:23 David van der Spoel <sp...@xray.bmc.uu.se>
> wrote:
>
> > Den 2020-05-06 kl. 01:13, skrev Mohamed Abdelaal:
> > > Hello everybody,
> > >
> > > I have two fundamental questions please.
> > >
> > > I have measured the fee volume and I discovered that, the free volume
> > > changes with respect to the time during the production run (different
> > value
> > > for each frame). However I have measured the density but the result
> does
> > > not change with respect to time.
> > >
> > > Shouldn't the density also changes with time if the free volume changes
> > > with  time ?
> > >
> > > I also can't understand why the free volume changes with respect to the
> > > time, if the number of molecules and volume of box didn't change.
> > >
> > > Many Thanks,
> > > Mohamed
> > >
> > This is due to atomic fluctuations, that is they overlap more or less
> > depending on their distance, Did you use the freevolume tool in gromacs?
> > It may also depend on whether each freevolume calculations is converged
> > (-ninsert option).
> >
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