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7.10.2.11 IfcStructuralSurfaceMemberTypeEnum

7.10.2.11.1 Semantic definition

This enumeration distinguishes between different types of structural surface members, such as the typical mechanical function of walls, slabs and shells.

7.10.2.11.2 Type values

Type Description
BENDING_ELEMENT

A member with capacity to carry out-of-plane loads, i.e. a plate.

MEMBRANE_ELEMENT

A member with capacity to carry in-plane loads, for example a shear wall.

SHELL

A member with capacity to carry in-plane and out-of-plane loads, i.e. a combination of bending element and membrane element.

USERDEFINED

A specially defined member.

NOTDEFINED

A member without further categorization.

Table 7.10.2.11.A

7.10.2.11.3 Formal representation

TYPE IfcStructuralSurfaceMemberTypeEnum = ENUMERATION OF
	(BENDING_ELEMENT
	,MEMBRANE_ELEMENT
	,SHELL
	,USERDEFINED
	,NOTDEFINED);
END_TYPE;

7.10.2.11.4 References

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