Degree Type

Dissertation

Date of Award

2009

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy

Department

Chemistry

First Advisor

Mark S. Gordon

Abstract

Chapter one and two introduce the raison d'etre for the research conducted and a background for the methods employed herein. Chapters three and four focus on the study of alanine, and the effects of solvation. Chapters five and six explore fragmentation models from development to general use. Chapter seven focuses on the use of molecular dynamics for solution phase chemical phenomena using the effective fragment potential. Chapter eight provides a general overview and summary of the projects explored in the dissertation.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/etd-180810-1719

Copyright Owner

Jonathan Michael Mullin

Language

en

Date Available

2012-04-28

File Format

application/pdf

File Size

276 pages

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