# 8.5.2.10 IfcTime

## 8.5.2.10.1 Semantic definition

The IfcTime identifies a time within a day, expressed by hours, minutes and second. It is expressed by a string value following a particular lexical representation.

The lexical representation for IfcTime is: hh:mm:ss where where hh represents hours, mm minutes and ss seconds. Additional digits can be used to increase the precision of fractional seconds if desired i.e the format ss.ss... A time zone indicator may be provided by a representation of the different to the Coordinated Universal Time. It is appended with a sign [+/-] followed by hh and optionally :mm.

## 8.5.2.10.2 Formal representation

TYPE IfcTime = STRING;
END_TYPE;