Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

Specification for the general aspects of a component that are enabling the component to be placed in a topology. All components that should have the ability to be placed on a certain position in the topology must have a PlaceableElementSpecification

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner placeable_element
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier PartOrUsageRelatedSpecification
Is Abstract false
Derived Classifiers


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 1

Specifies a unique identification of the specification. The identification is guaranteed to be unique within the document containing the specification. Over all VEC-documents a Specification-instance can be trusted to be identical if the DocumentVersion-instance is the same (see DocumentVersion) and the identification of the Specification is the same.

description AbstractLocalizedString 0..*

Specifies additional, human readable information about the specification.

specialPartType String 0..1

The specialPartType allows the specification of subclassifications for a PartOrUsageRelatedSpecification (e.g. different types of connector housings).

validPlacementTypes PlacementType 1..2

Defines the PlacementTypes that are valid for this element.


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
PlacementPoint placementPoint 0..* 1

Specifies the PlacementPoints of an PlaceableElementSpecification.

MeasurementPoint measurementPoint 0..* 1

Specifies the MeasurementPoints of an PlaceableElement.

Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
PlaceableElementRole 0..* placeableElementSpecification 1

References the PlaceableElementSpecification that is instanced by this PlaceableElementRole.