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IfcAnalysisTheoryTypeEnum

Definition from buildingSMART International: This type definition is used to distinguish between different types of structural analysis methods, i.e. first order theory, second order theory (small deformations), third order theory (large deformations) and the full nonlinear theory (large deformations and higher order effects). The IfcAnalysisTheoryTypeEnum type is referenced by the entity IfcStructuralResultGroup.

HISTORY: New type in Release IFC2x Edition 2.

EXPRESS specification:

TYPE IfcAnalysisTheoryTypeEnum = ENUMERATION OF
( FIRST_ORDER_THEORY,
SECOND_ORDER_THEORY,
THIRD_ORDER_THEORY,
FULL_NONLINEAR_THEORY,
USERDEFINED,
NOTDEFINED);
END_TYPE;