Abbreviations

Abbreviations are consistently used throughout our plug-ins to reduce the overall length of component names and tabs.

We have a created a list here so you wont get anything mixed up.

Standard Terms

Term

Abbreviation

Description

Geometry Gym

GG/gg

Structural

Str

Plug-in

Plug-in refers to a specific software plug-in application (i.e ggRhinoEtabs) and can also refer to the workings of that plug-in. (I.e the plug-in calculates the correct tolerance automatically)

Term

Abbreviation

Description

Standard

Std

Standard refers to a standard type already defined in a program. (I.e a material which properties are already defined in an structural analysis application)

General

Gen

Create

Create means to generate or create something that is not standard or apart of an application. You need to create all elements in a structural analysis program and you also may need to create new materials if they are not standard with that program.

Modify

Mod

Perimeter

Perim

Coefficient

Coef

Structural Terms

Term

Abbreviation

Description

Frame Element

Frame

Element

Elem

Property

Prop

Support

Spt

Restraint

Rst

Cable

-

Attributes

Atts

Material

Mat

Parameters

Param(s)

Point

Pt

Node

-

Insertion Point

IP

Mechanical

Mech

Finite Element

FE

Combination

comb

IFC and Building Modelling Terms

Term

Abbreviation

Description

Project

Proj

Site

Site

Building

Bdg

Property Set

Pset

Quantity/Quantities

Qnt

Relationship

Rel

Define Relationship

RelDefine