IFC 4.3.x development

7.4.4.42 Pset_SwitchingDeviceTypeCommon

7.4.4.42.1 Semantic definitions at the entity

A switching device is a device designed to make or break the current in one or more electric circuits.

Name Type Description
HasLock IfcPropertySingleValueIndication of whether a switching device has a key operated lock (=TRUE) or not (= FALSE).
IsIlluminated IfcPropertySingleValueAn indication of whether there is an illuminated indicator to show that the switch is on (=TRUE) or not (= FALSE).
Legend IfcPropertySingleValueA text inscribed or applied to the switch as a legend to indicate purpose or function.
NumberOfGangs IfcPropertySingleValueNumber of slots available for switches/outlets (most commonly 1, 2, 3, or 4).
Reference IfcPropertySingleValueReference ID for this specified type in this project (e.g. type 'A-1'), Also referred to as "construction type". It should be provided as an alternative to the name of the "object type", if the software does not support object types.
SetPoint IfcPropertySingleValue'Ratio' (IfcNormalizedRatioMeasure): The ratio of power at the setpoint where 0.0 is off and 1.0 is fully on.
Status IfcPropertySingleValueStatus of the element, predominately used in renovation or retrofitting projects. The status can be assigned to as "New" - element designed as new addition, "Existing" - element exists and remains, "Demolish" - element existed but is to be demolished, "Temporary" - element will exists only temporary (like a temporary support structure).
SwitchFunctionIfcPropertySingleValueIndicates types of switches which differs in functionality.