IFC 4.3.0.1 (IFC4X3) development

8.9.6.11 IfcFirstProjAxis

8.9.6.11.1 Semantic definition

8.9.6.11.2 Formal representation

FUNCTION IfcFirstProjAxis
  (ZAxis, Arg : IfcDirection) : IfcDirection;
LOCAL
  XAxis : IfcDirection;
  V     : IfcDirection;
  Z     : IfcDirection;
  XVec  : IfcVector;
END_LOCAL;

  IF (NOT EXISTS(ZAxis)) THEN
    RETURN (?) ;
  ELSE
    Z := IfcNormalise(ZAxis);
    IF NOT EXISTS(Arg) THEN
      IF (Z.DirectionRatios <> [1.0,0.0,0.0]) THEN
        V := IfcRepresentationItem() || IfcGeometricRepresentationItem () || IfcDirection([1.0,0.0,0.0]);
      ELSE
        V := IfcRepresentationItem() || IfcGeometricRepresentationItem () || IfcDirection([0.0,1.0,0.0]);
      END_IF;
    ELSE
      IF (Arg.Dim <> 3) THEN
        RETURN (?) ;
      END_IF;
      IF ((IfcCrossProduct(Arg,Z).Magnitude) = 0.0) THEN
        RETURN (?);
      ELSE
        V := IfcNormalise(Arg);
      END_IF;
    END_IF;
    XVec  := IfcScalarTimesVector(IfcDotProduct(V, Z), Z);
    XAxis := IfcVectorDifference(V, XVec).Orientation;
    XAxis := IfcNormalise(XAxis);
  END_IF;
  RETURN(XAxis);

END_FUNCTION;

8.9.6.11.3 References

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