IFC 4.3.0.1 (IFC4X3) development

8.17.3.7 IfcQuantityNumber

8.17.3.7.1 Semantic definition

IfcQuantityNumber is a physical quantity that defines a derived number measure (integer or non-integer) to provide an element's physical property. It is normally derived from the physical properties of the element under the specific measure rules given by a method of measurement.

8.17.3.7.2 Entity inheritance

8.17.3.7.3 Attributes

# Attribute Type Description
IfcPhysicalQuantity (4)
1 Name IfcLabel

Name of the element quantity or measure. The name attribute has to be made recognizable by further agreements.

2 Description OPTIONAL IfcText

Further explanation that might be given to the quantity.

HasExternalReferences SET [0:?] OF IfcExternalReferenceRelationship FOR RelatedResourceObjects

Reference to an external reference, e.g. library, classification, or document information, that is associated to the quantity.

PartOfComplex SET [0:1] OF IfcPhysicalComplexQuantity FOR HasQuantities

Reference to a physical complex quantity in which the physical quantity may be contained.

IfcPhysicalSimpleQuantity (1)
3 Unit OPTIONAL IfcNamedUnit

Optional assignment of a unit. If no unit is given, then the global unit assignment, as established at the IfcProject, applies to the quantity measures.

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IfcQuantityNumber (2)
4 NumberValue IfcNumericMeasure

Count measure value of this quantity.

5 Formula OPTIONAL IfcLabel

A formula by which the quantity has been calculated. It can be assigned in addition to the actual value of the quantity. Formulas could be mathematic calculations (like width x height), database links, or a combination. The formula is for informational purposes only.

Table 8.17.3.7.A

8.17.3.7.4 Formal representation

ENTITY IfcQuantityNumber
 SUBTYPE OF (IfcPhysicalSimpleQuantity);
	NumberValue : IfcNumericMeasure;
	Formula : OPTIONAL IfcLabel;
END_ENTITY;

8.17.3.7.5 References

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