Natural language names
Verbindet - Relation (allgemein)
Rel Connects
Semantic definitions at the entity
Entity definition

IfcRelConnects is a connectivity relationship that connects objects under some criteria. As a general connectivity it does not imply constraints, however subtypes of the relationship define the applicable object types for the connectivity relationship and the semantics of the particular connectivity.

HISTORY  New entity in IFC2x.
Inherited definitions from supertypes
Entity inheritance IfcRelConnectsElements IfcRelConnectsPorts IfcRelConnectsPortToElement IfcRelConnectsStructuralActivity IfcRelConnectsStructuralMember IfcRelContainedInSpatialStructure IfcRelCoversBldgElements IfcRelCoversSpaces IfcRelFillsElement IfcRelFlowControlElements IfcRelInterferesElements IfcRelPositions IfcRelReferencedInSpatialStructure IfcRelSequence IfcRelServicesBuildings IfcRelSpaceBoundary IfcRelationship IfcRoot
Attribute inheritance
1GlobalIdIfcGloballyUniqueId Assignment of a globally unique identifier within the entire software world. X
2OwnerHistoryIfcOwnerHistory? Assignment of the information about the current ownership of that object, including owning actor, application, local identification and information captured about the recent changes of the object,
NOTE  only the last modification in stored - either as addition, deletion or modification.
IFC4 CHANGE  The attribute has been changed to be OPTIONAL.
3NameIfcLabel? Optional name for use by the participating software systems or users. For some subtypes of IfcRoot the insertion of the Name attribute may be required. This would be enforced by a where rule. X
4DescriptionIfcText? Optional description, provided for exchanging informative comments.X
Definitions applying to General Usage

Concept inheritance

#ConceptTemplateModel View
IdentitySoftware IdentityGeneral Usage
Revision ControlRevision ControlGeneral Usage
Formal representations
XML Specification
 <xs:element name="IfcRelConnects" type="ifc:IfcRelConnects" abstract="true" substitutionGroup="ifc:IfcRelationship" nillable="true"/>
 <xs:complexType name="IfcRelConnects" abstract="true">
   <xs:extension base="ifc:IfcRelationship"/>
EXPRESS Specification

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