Universität Wien

270129 PR Practical Course: Computer Graphics and Molecular Modelling (2022W)

3.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 15 participants
Language: German



Will be held mostly digitally; question/answer and troubleshooting sessions in person. Blocked between end of November till mid-January. No fixed work hours, but please respect deadlines. Details to follow!


Aims, contents and method of the course

Students know how to use molecular graphics programs to visualize information about a protein and to
explore differences in related structures. Basic concepts
of molecular mechanics calculations are used to complement structure based techniques.

Assessment and permitted materials

Grading: Continuous evaluation of participation in the course, combined with evaluation of the exercises handed in.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Despite or rather because of the absence of fixed work hours, demonstration of regular work is essential.

Protocols for the various tasks have to be handed in (via Moodle):
1) Begin of the Christmas break -- protocols of the computer graphics exercises [40%], introductory CHARMM example [10%]
2) Mid-January: protocols for the various illustrative examples using CHARMM (MD, MC, normal coordinates, ..) [5 * 10%]

Examination topics

N/A (Practical work at the computer)

Reading list

Study aids: are handed out during the course (mostly in English, some in German).

Association in the course directory

CH-CBS-01, TC-3, BC-CHE II-7, CHE II-7

Last modified: Th 01.09.2022 14:29