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3DMolSym is an educational program designed to visualize the symmetry elements of molecules and to animate the corresponding symmetry operations in an interactive 3D environment. It is aimed to help chemistry students conceive the symmetry properties of the molecular structure. 3DMolSym includes a database with symmetry and geometry data of 48 organic and inorganic molecules, corresponding to all point groups of chemical interest.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Shockwave
Date Added to MERLOT: July 03, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 23, 2015
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Keywords: molecular visualization, molecular symmetry, shockwave


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, High School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: shockwave player
800x600 resolution
Language: English
Material Version: 2.1
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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