Definition from buildingSMART: An IfcPort provides the means for an element to connect to other elements.
An IfcPort is associated with an IfcElement, it belongs to, through the objectified relationship IfcRelConnectsPortToElement. Exactly two ports, belonging to two different elements, are connected with each other through the objectified relationship IfcRelConnectsPorts.
HISTORY: New entity in Release IFC2x Edition 2.
An instance of IfcElement may have one or more points at which it connects to other instances of IfcElement. An instance of IfcPort is located at a point where a connection can occur. The location of the port is determined in the context of the local coordinate system of the element to which it belongs.
|ContainedIn||:|| Reference to the element to port connection relationship. The relationship then refers to the element
in which this port is contained.
|ConnectedFrom||:||Reference to a port that is connected by the objectified relationship.|
|ConnectedTo||:||Reference to the port connection relationship. The relationship then refers to the other port to which this port is connected.|