IFC 4.3.x development

7.10.2.11 IfcStructuralSurfaceMemberTypeEnum

7.10.2.11.1 Semantic definitions at the entity

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

HISTORY  New enumeration in IFC2x2.

IFC4 CHANGE  Renamed from IfcStructuralSurfaceTypeEnum.

Items

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
USERDEFINED

A specially defined member.

NOTDEFINED

A member without further categorization.

7.10.2.11.1 Formal representations

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