Natural language names
deBegrenzte Kurve
enBounded Curve
frCourbe englobée
Semantic definitions at the entity
Entity definition

An IfcBoundedCurve is a curve of finite length.

NOTE  Definition according to ISO/CD 10303-42:1992
A bounded curve is a curve of finite arc length with identifiable end points.
NOTE  Entity adapted from bounded_curve defined in ISO10303-42.
HISTORY  New entity in IFC1.0

Informal Propositions:

  1. A bounded curve has finite arc length.
  2. A bounded curve has a start point and an end point.
Inherited definitions from supertypes
Entity inheritance IfcBSplineCurve IfcCompositeCurve IfcIndexedPolyCurve IfcPolyline IfcTrimmedCurve IfcCurve IfcGeometricRepresentationItem IfcRepresentationItem
Attribute inheritance
S[0:1]Assignment 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. X
S[0:1]Reference to the IfcStyledItem that provides presentation information to the representation, e.g. a curve style, including colour and thickness to a geometric curve. X
IfcDimensionCount[1:1]The space dimensionality of this abstract class, defined differently for all subtypes, i.e. for IfcLine, IfcConic and IfcBoundedCurve. X
Formal representations
XSD Specification
 <xs:element name="IfcBoundedCurve" type="ifc:IfcBoundedCurve" abstract="true" substitutionGroup="ifc:IfcCurve" nillable="true"/>
 <xs:complexType name="IfcBoundedCurve" abstract="true">
   <xs:extension base="ifc:IfcCurve"/>
EXPRESS Specification
ENTITY IfcBoundedCurve
 ABSTRACT SUPERTYPE OF(ONEOF(IfcBSplineCurve, IfcCompositeCurve, IfcIndexedPolyCurve, IfcPolyline, IfcTrimmedCurve))
 SUBTYPE OF (IfcCurve);

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