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3.1 Basic Component Description


Many of the classes in the VEC are used for the defintion of the general properties of a component (Part Master Data). This is done with specifications (VEC Naming Convention “XXXSpecification”). A specification defines all properties of a component that are that are independant of a specific usage of the component (e.g. the number of cavities of connector or the cross section area of a wire). The type of the component, and thereby the available properties, is defined by the classification of the specification (e.g. ConnectorHousingSpecification for a connector housing). The PDM Information of a component (e.g. the part number) is defined by a PartVersion.

Since a component can have properties of different classifications (e.g. a connector can also have properties of a fixing) it is possible in the VEC to define multiple different specifications for a single part. The attribute “primaryPartType” defines which the primary character of the component is.

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