IFC 4.3.x development

8.8.3.41 IfcSweptAreaSolid

Change log

IFC4

additions where_rules SweptAreaType
deletions where_rules WR22
modificationsattributes Position is_optionalChanged from False to True

8.8.3.41.1 Semantic definitions at the entity

An IfcSweptAreaSolid represents the 3D shape by a sweeping representation scheme allowing a two dimensional planar cross section to sweep through space.

The swept area is defined by a cross section, represented by a subtype if IfcProfileDef, that is provided as a closed two-dimensional boundary on an implicit plane. The swept area is defined in the xy plane of the object coordinate system. The sweeping operation is applied to the swept area as defined within the subtypes of IfcSweptAreaSolid, some subtypes require an implicit transformation of the swept area to the start position of the sweep.

The optional _Positio_n coordinate system allows for re-positioning the resulting swept solid relative to the object coordinate system.

NOTE  Definition according to ISO/CD 10303-42:1992
The swept area solid entity collects the entities which are defined procedurally by sweeping action on planar bounded surfaces. The position is space of the swept solid will be dependent upon the position of the swept area. The swept area will be a face of the resulting swept area solid, except for the case of a revolved area solid with angle equal to 2π (or 360 degrees).

NOTE  Entity adapted from swept_area_solid defined in ISO 10303-42.

HISTORY  New entity in IFC1.5

IFC4 CHANGE  The attribute Position has been changed to OPTIONAL with upward compatibility for file-based exchange.

8.8.3.41.1 Attributes

# Attribute Type Description
IfcRepresentationItem
LayerAssignmentSET [0:1] OF IfcPresentationLayerAssignment FOR AssignedItemsAssignment of the representation item to a single or multiple layer(s). The LayerAssignments can override a LayerAssignments of the IfcRepresentation it is used within the list of Items.

> IFC2x3 CHANGE  The inverse attribute LayerAssignments has been added.

> IFC4 CHANGE  The inverse attribute LayerAssignment has been restricted to max 1. Upward compatibility for file based exchange is guaranteed.
StyledByItem SET [0:1] OF IfcStyledItem FOR Item Reference to the IfcStyledItem that provides presentation information to the representation, e.g. a curve style, including colour and thickness to a geometric curve.



> IFC2x3 CHANGE  The inverse attribute StyledByItem has been added.
IfcGeometricRepresentationItem
IfcSolidModel
Dim INVALID The space dimensionality of this class, it is always 3.
IfcSweptAreaSolid
1 SweptArea IfcProfileDef The surface defining the area to be swept. It is given as a profile definition within the xy plane of the position coordinate system.
2 Position OPTIONAL IfcAxis2Placement3D Position coordinate system for the resulting swept solid of the sweeping operation. The position coordinate system allows for re-positioning of the swept solid. If not provided, the swept solid remains within the position as determined by the cross section or by the directrix used for the sweeping operation.

> IFC4 CHANGE  The attribute has been changed to OPTIONAL with upward compatibility for file-based exchange.

8.8.3.41.2 Entity inheritance

dot_inheritance IfcExtrudedAreaSolid IfcExtrudedAreaSolid IfcSweptAreaSolid IfcSweptAreaSolid IfcExtrudedAreaSolid->IfcSweptAreaSolid IfcSolidModel IfcSolidModel IfcSweptAreaSolid->IfcSolidModel IfcRevolvedAreaSolid IfcRevolvedAreaSolid IfcRevolvedAreaSolid->IfcSweptAreaSolid IfcDirectrixCurveSweptAreaSolid IfcDirectrixCurveSweptAreaSolid IfcDirectrixCurveSweptAreaSolid->IfcSweptAreaSolid IfcSolidModel_children 4 more... IfcSolidModel_children->IfcSolidModel IfcGeometricRepresentationItem IfcGeometricRepresentationItem IfcSolidModel->IfcGeometricRepresentationItem IfcGeometricRepresentationItem_children 24 more... IfcGeometricRepresentationItem_children->IfcGeometricRepresentationItem IfcRepresentationItem IfcRepresentationItem IfcGeometricRepresentationItem->IfcRepresentationItem IfcRepresentationItem_children 3 more... IfcRepresentationItem_children->IfcRepresentationItem

8.8.3.41.3 Formal representations

ENTITY IfcSweptAreaSolid
 ABSTRACT SUPERTYPE OF (ONEOF
	(IfcDirectrixCurveSweptAreaSolid
	,IfcExtrudedAreaSolid
	,IfcRevolvedAreaSolid))
 SUBTYPE OF (IfcSolidModel);
	SweptArea : IfcProfileDef;
	Position : OPTIONAL IfcAxis2Placement3D;
 WHERE
	SweptAreaType : SweptArea.ProfileType = IfcProfileTypeEnum.Area;
END_ENTITY;