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What does IFC stand for?

IFC stands for Industry Foundation Classes (International Alliance for Interoperability)

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wet" infrastructure pipe networks) as resources become available be use-case driven be based on a UML conceptual model developed prior to any encoding, such as GML have more up-to-date functionality be synchronized with the concurrent efforts by buildingSMART International in their development of Infrastructure-based Industry Foundation Classes (IFCs), and be more easily integrated with TransXML and OGC CityGML.
The adoption of Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) and other standards such as COBie are greatly enhancing the capabilities of BIM and its inherent collaborative process.
The Trimble Design Link solution provides direct export to Vulcan CAM cutting software, Trimble's QuickPen AutoBid SheetMetal estimating software, Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) export for BIM collaboration, and Point Creation for field layout with the Trimble MEP layout solution.
Commenting on the certification, Volker Thein, Bentley's product director for Industry Foundation Classes (IFC), said, "The IFC data model is one of the keys to facilitating collaboration among project teams and interoperability among software systems.
3 strengthens its 2D visualization capabilities by adding support for the latest release of AutoCAD, version 2009 and the popular Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) format, the standard for rich data exchange in the engineering and construction industry.