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Documentation Implementation Guidelines

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Welcome to the ECAD Wiki

Everything about VEC & Friends

This is the place for all information about the standardization activities of the prostep ivip Association and the VDA in the field of wiring harness development and electrical systems design.

You will find here all specifications and recommendations published by the joint Project Group VES-WF together with additional background information, implementation guidelines and examples. Furthermore the ECAD Wiki is a source for articles dedicated to engineering processes and methods in the electrical system development and their related technologies.

If you find a bug, have a feature request or if you want to participate in the improvement and development process, then see here how you can contribute.


Project Groups

Organizational structures for the development & improvement of VEC & KBL.

Vehicle Electric Systems Workflow Forum

Vehicle Electric Systems Workflow Forum

The VES-WF is an association of companies that are active in the field of wiring harness design and manufacturing.

The objective with regard to a model-based development process is the definition of an integrated and complete digital product model of the vehicle electric system.

ECAD Implementor Forum

ECAD Implementor Forum

The ECAD-IF is an association of tool manufacturers and vendors that implement the standards published by the VES-WF.

The objective is to support implementation projects and to ensure interoperability between the different platforms by establishing common test activities and publishing implementation guidelines.