Natural language names
Distribution Port Type Enum
Enumération des types de port de distribution
Change log
IFC2x3 to IFC4
Semantic definitions at the type
Type definition

This enumeration identifies different types of distribution ports. It is used to designate ports by their general function, which determines applicable property sets and compatible systems.

HISTORY  New enumeration in IFC4.
Enumeration definition
CABLEConnection to cable segment or fitting for distribution of electricity.
CABLECARRIERConnection to cable carrier segment or fitting for enclosing cables.
DUCTConnection to duct segment or fitting for distribution of air.
PIPEConnection to pipe segment or fitting for distribution of solid, liquid, or gas.
USERDEFINEDUser-defined port type.
NOTDEFINEDUndefined port type.
Formal representations
XML Specification
 <xs:simpleType name="IfcDistributionPortTypeEnum">
  <xs:restriction base="xs:string">
   <xs:enumeration value="cable"/>
   <xs:enumeration value="cablecarrier"/>
   <xs:enumeration value="duct"/>
   <xs:enumeration value="pipe"/>
   <xs:enumeration value="userdefined"/>
   <xs:enumeration value="notdefined"/>
EXPRESS Specification
TYPE IfcDistributionPortTypeEnum = ENUMERATION OF (

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References  References: IfcDistributionPort

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