IFC (IFC4X3_TC1) IfcRelConnectsPortToElement

DEPRECATED This definition will be removed in a future major release of this standard Semantic definition

IfcRelConnectsPortToElement is a relationship between a distribution element and dynamically connected ports where connections are realised to other distribution elements.

Ports contained in different elements are connected to each other using the IfcRelConnectsPorts relationship. Entity inheritance Attributes

# Attribute Type Description
IfcRoot (4)
1 GlobalId IfcGloballyUniqueId

Assignment of a globally unique identifier within the entire software world.

2 OwnerHistory OPTIONAL IfcOwnerHistory

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,

3 Name OPTIONAL IfcLabel

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.

4 Description OPTIONAL IfcText

Optional description, provided for exchanging informative comments.

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IfcRelConnectsPortToElement (2)
5 RelatingPort IfcPort

Reference to an Port that is connected by the objectified relationship.

6 RelatedElement IfcDistributionElement

Reference to an IfcDistributionElement that has ports assigned.

Table Concept usage

Concept Usage Description
IfcRoot (2)
Revision Control General

Ownership, history, and merge state is captured using IfcOwnerHistory.

Software Identity General

IfcRoot assigns the globally unique ID. In addition it may provide for a name and a description about the concept.

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Table Formal representation

ENTITY IfcRelConnectsPortToElement
 SUBTYPE OF (IfcRelConnects);
	RelatingPort : IfcPort;
	RelatedElement : IfcDistributionElement;
END_ENTITY; References Changelog IFC4 IFC4.3_TC1

  • deprecated, Is now deprecated. The relationship IfcRelConnectsPortToElement shall not be used anymore, use IfcRelNests instead for specifying the element to which any kind of port belongs.