Introduction to LAMMPS


Instructor: Michael Demkowicz

Time: Tuesday, June 2, 10:00AM-1:00PM and Thursday, June 4, 10:00AM-1:00PM

Location: Zoom session only

Prerequisites: Ada account, basic familiarity with MATLAB and a text editor.

This short course provides an introduction to atomistic modeling with classical potentials using LAMMPS.

Course Materials

Presentation slides

The presentation slides are available as a downloadable PDF.

  • Introduction to LAMMPS: PDF


Topics covered include:

  • Visualizing atomic structure
  • Building and modifying atomic structures
  • Computing energies of atomic structure
  • Relaxing atomic structures using energy minimization
  • Running molecular dynamics simulations