As an example, the Radius of Gyration (Rg) of a Truncated Icosahedron (the shape of the C60-molecule) is being calculated. The polyhedral shape consists of 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons (60 vertices, 32 faces, 90 edges) with an unilateral edge-length

Parameter (Truncated Icosahedron) |
Value |

Volume | 55.288 |

Surface | 72.607 |

Perimeter | 90.000 |

out-sphere radius ro | 2.478 |

mid-sphere radius rm | 2.427 |

in-sphere radius ri (pentagons) | 2.327 |

in-sphere radius ri (hexagons) | 2.267 |

Rg of solid | 1.833 |

Rg of faces | 2.366 |

Rg of edges | 2.444 |

Rg of vertices ( = ro) | 2.478 |

As another example, the Radius of Gyration (Rg) of the Small Rhombicuboctahedron (RCO) and of two of its variations (Small Cubicuboctahedron (CCO) and Small Rhombihexahedron (RH)) are being calculated. The polyhedral shape consists of 8 trigons and 18 tetragons (24 vertices, 26 faces, 48 edges) with an unilateral edge-length

Parameter (Small Rhombicuboctahedron) |
Value |

Volume | 8.714 |

Surface | 21.464 |

Perimeter | 48.000 |

out-sphere radius ro | 1.399 |

mid-sphere radius rm | 1.307 |

in-sphere radius ri (trigons) | 1.274 |

in-sphere radius ri (tetragons) | 1.207 |

Rg (RCO) | 0.991 |

Rg (CCO) | 0.926 |

Rg (RH) | 0.989 |