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6.1.2.14 IfcPlateTypeEnum

6.1.2.14.1 Semantic definition

This enumeration defines the different types of planar elements an IfcPlate or IfcPlateType object can fulfill.

6.1.2.14.2 Type values

Type Description
BASE_PLATE

A plate used to spread load over a surface, such as underneath a bearing or column.

COVER_PLATE

A plate (underneath or above) a flange to provide additional load capacity.

CURTAIN_PANEL

A planar element within a curtain wall, often consisting of a frame with fixed glazing.

FLANGE_PLATE

A flange plate in linear members having box or I-profile (e.g. top or bottom flange plate in box-girder).

GUSSET_PLATE

a plate or bracket for strengthening an angle in framework (as in a building or bridge).

SHEET

A planar, flat and thin element, comes usually as metal sheet, and is often used as an additional part within an assembly.

SPLICE_PLATE

A plate connecting two members joined at ends.

STIFFENER_PLATE

A transversal plate added to a flange or a web plate for local stiffening.

WEB_PLATE

A plate connecting flange plates in linear members having box or I-profile.

USERDEFINED

User-defined linear element.

NOTDEFINED

Undefined linear element.

Table 6.1.2.14.A

6.1.2.14.3 Formal representation

TYPE IfcPlateTypeEnum = ENUMERATION OF
	(BASE_PLATE
	,COVER_PLATE
	,CURTAIN_PANEL
	,FLANGE_PLATE
	,GUSSET_PLATE
	,SHEET
	,SPLICE_PLATE
	,STIFFENER_PLATE
	,WEB_PLATE
	,USERDEFINED
	,NOTDEFINED);
END_TYPE;

6.1.2.14.4 References

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6.1.2.14.5 Changelog

  • item, BASE_PLATE
  • item, COVER_PLATE
  • item, FLANGE_PLATE
  • item, GUSSET_PLATE
  • item, SPLICE_PLATE
  • item, STIFFENER_PLATE
  • item, WEB_PLATE