Computation of Volumes and Surface Areas of Organic Compounds

  • Mario Marsili
Conference paper


Molecules, due to their electron density distribution, are conveniently described as entities with a finite extension in physical space, i.e. as solid bodies. This is reflected in the popular CPK plastic models that almost every chemist has used for educational or visualization purposes.


Molecular Model Electron Density Distribution Molecular Volume Logical Variable Finite Extension 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Marsili
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  1. 1.Istituto di ChimicaUniversitá de l’AquilaL’AquilaItaly

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