IFC export improvements

Last updated March 6, 2017 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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IFC export improvements

IFC export improvements

IFCfile format commonly used in BIM that facilitates software interoperability

IFC is an open specification developed by the IAI (International Alliance for Interoperability).

Model can be exported into an IFC file.

export introduces a new IFC export type option.

New IFC export type Coordination view 1.0

The new IFC export type option Coordination view 1.0 is recommended to be used instead of Coordination view 2.0 when you need to have voids and openings presented by using opening elements.

In this export type :

  • Reinforcing bars are exported as extrusions.
  • Voids and openings are exported as opening elements (ifcOpeningElements).
  • Curved elements are exported as extrusions.
  • Bolts are exported as B-rep.

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