IFC 4.3.2.20240512 (IFC4X3_ADD2) under development

GrossSurfaceArea

Semantic definition

Total gross area of the object, normally generated as perimeter * length + 2 * cross section area. It is the sum of OuterSurfaceArea + (2 x CrossSectionArea) and shall only be given, if the OuterSurfaceArea and CrossSectionArea cannot be established separately.

Referenced in
Qto_FootingBaseQuantities
Qto_MemberBaseQuantities
Qto_BodyGeometryValidation
Qto_ColumnBaseQuantities
Qto_PileBaseQuantities
Qto_DistributionChamberElementBaseQuantities
Qto_BeamBaseQuantities
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