Natural language names
Distribution Chamber Element Type Enum
Enumération des types d'élément de chambre de distribution
Semantic definitions at the type
Type definition

This enumeration identifies different types of distribution chambers.

HISTORY  New enumeration in IFC2x2.
Enumeration definition
FORMEDDUCTSpace formed in the ground for the passage of pipes, cables, ducts.
INSPECTIONCHAMBERChamber constructed on a drain, sewer or pipeline with a removable cover that permits visble inspection.
INSPECTIONPITRecess or chamber formed to permit access for inspection of substructure and services.
MANHOLEhamber constructed on a drain, sewer or pipeline with a removable cover that permits the entry of a person.
METERCHAMBERChamber that houses a meter(s).
SUMPRecessed or small chamber into which liquid is drained to facilitate its collection for removal.
TRENCHExcavated chamber, the length of which typically exceeds the width.
VALVECHAMBERChamber that houses a valve(s).
USERDEFINEDUser-defined chamber type.
NOTDEFINEDUndefined chamber type.
Formal representations
XML Specification
 <xs:simpleType name="IfcDistributionChamberElementTypeEnum">
  <xs:restriction base="xs:string">
   <xs:enumeration value="formedduct"/>
   <xs:enumeration value="inspectionchamber"/>
   <xs:enumeration value="inspectionpit"/>
   <xs:enumeration value="manhole"/>
   <xs:enumeration value="meterchamber"/>
   <xs:enumeration value="sump"/>
   <xs:enumeration value="trench"/>
   <xs:enumeration value="valvechamber"/>
   <xs:enumeration value="userdefined"/>
   <xs:enumeration value="notdefined"/>
EXPRESS Specification
TYPE IfcDistributionChamberElementTypeEnum = ENUMERATION OF (

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References  References: IfcDistributionChamberElement IfcDistributionChamberElementType

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