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General Information

Short Description: A general ab initio quantum chemistry package.

Category: Computational Chemistry

Installation Information

Version:        Version Date:  March  2007

Technical support:  Please contact Research Services (

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License Information

Number of Licenses:  Unlimited on the Linux Cluster.

Installed Sites: Linux Cluster.

Installed Platforms: Linux

Vendor/Developer:  Mark Gordon, Iowa State University

Vendor Website:

Usage Information

Use the following file to use GAMESS with the queues.   The rms command will determine the number of requested processors.  Gamess can use processors within a node, or distributed between nodes.

#PBS -l mem=4gb,nodes=2:ppn=4,walltime=75:00:00   

   module add gamess
   cd directory-with-your-gamess-files
   rms exam01


 For information about gamess, see