Development of Industry Foundation Classes (IFCs) for Structural Components

Research purpose

To develop an extended set of IFCs for Structural Components for inclusion in the International Alliance for Interoperability (IAI). The project outcomes will improve productivity in the
design and construction industry by developing a basis for incorporating and integrating structural design codes, analysis tools and methods into the IFCs of the IAI effort.

Applied Technology Council
Project Area
Structural Engineering
CPF research grant #
Award amount
Grant period
Oct 2007 - Mar 2010
Grant Status
Principal Investigator
Chris Rojahn, ATC
Industry champions

Board of Directors, Applied Technology Council

CPF allies

ATC-75; Improvements to BIM Structural Software Interoperability
Thomas R. McLane – Project Manager
Edwin Dean – Project Technical Director
Applied Technology Council – 75