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External Product Library System An Implementation of the Industry Foundation Classes Release 2.0 Library Model
 

Summary: External Product Library System An Implementation of the
Industry Foundation Classes Release 2.0 Library Model
James Nyambayo, Robert Amor, Ihsan Faraj
Building Research Establishment
Bucknalls Lane, Garston, Watford, WD2 7JR, UK
Phone +44-1923-664168. Fax +44-1923-664689
E-mail: nyambayoj@bre.co.uk, trebor@bre.co.uk, faraji@bre.co.uk
and Jeffrey Wix
Jeff Wix Consulting/AEC3 Ltd
30 Northfield Road, Thatcham, Berkshire RG18 3ES, England
Tel. +44-1635 864590 Fax. +44-1635 864590
Email: jeffrey.wix@dial.pipex.com
1 Introduction
This paper describes a generic standards-based product library access system developed as part of a
project funded by DETR UK. The aim of the project, developed in conjunction with the Facilities
Management domain of the International Alliance for Interoperability (IAI UK Chapter), has been to
provide input into the development of the library model for the Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) release
2.0 and to develop a demonstrator product library system to illustrate the use of the model.
Product information is currently available through a number of sources, which include manufacturers,
suppliers, and information providers such as product catalogue companies.. There are a number of

  

Source: Amor, Robert - Department of Computer Science, University of Auckland

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences