IFC 4.3.0.1 (IFC4X3) development

6.3.2.1 IfcBuildingElementPartTypeEnum

6.3.2.1.1 Semantic definition

This enumeration defines the different types of building element parts.

6.3.2.1.2 Type values

Type Description
APRON

A form of scour protection consisting of timber, concrete, riprap, paving, or other construction placed adjacent to abutments and piers to prevent undermining.

ARMOURUNIT

A large quarry stone or concrete shaped unit used as erosion prevention on slopes such as revetments and breakwaters. These units are grouped together into a Course layer.

INSULATION

The part provides thermal insulation, for example as insulation layer between wall panels in sandwich walls or as infill in stud walls.

PRECASTPANEL

The part is a precast panel, usually as an internal or external layer in a sandwich wall panel.

SAFETYCAGE

Safety cages are an assembly of circular and vertical bars that are fastened to the stiles of fixed ladders and are arranged to enclose the path of a worker when climbing the ladder. Ladders so enclosed are also known as caged or hooped ladders.

USERDEFINED

User-defined accessory.

NOTDEFINED

Undefined accessory.

Table 6.3.2.1.A

6.3.2.1.3 Formal representation

TYPE IfcBuildingElementPartTypeEnum = ENUMERATION OF
	(APRON
	,ARMOURUNIT
	,INSULATION
	,PRECASTPANEL
	,SAFETYCAGE
	,USERDEFINED
	,NOTDEFINED);
END_TYPE;

6.3.2.1.4 References

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6.3.2.1.5 Changelog

  • item, APRON
  • item, ARMOURUNIT
  • item, SAFETYCAGE