VEC Version 1.1.2

This version brings features introduced in KBL 2.4 to the VEC. Additionally it also implements feature requests and bug fixes brought up during the first implementations in the area of component descriptions. For detailed release notes see VEC JIRA Release Notes. For this version no new specification document will be published.

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Table of Content

  1. Overview
  2. Release Notes
  3. Key Concepts
    1. Parts and Documents
    2. Unit System
    3. Localization of Values
    4. Extensibility with Custom Properties
    5. Variants
    6. Usage Node
    7. Usage Constraints
  4. PDM Information
    1. Lifecycle Information
    2. Item History
    3. Item Equivalence
  5. Description of Components
    1. Foundation Classes for Physical Properties
    2. Description of Parts
    3. General Technical Part
    4. Wire
    5. Terminals
    6. Connector Housings
    7. Cavity Mapping
    8. Cavity Seals and Cavity Plugs
    9. EE-Components
    10. EE-Component subclasses
    11. Pinning Information & Pinning Variance
    12. Wire Protections
    13. Fixings, Grommets and CableDucts
    14. Placeable Elements
    15. Compatibility
    16. Contact System
    17. Part Substitutions
  6. Instances of Components
    1. Instantiation of Components
    2. Instances of Wires
    3. Instances of Terminals
    4. Instances of Connector Housings
    5. Instances of Cavity Seals and Cavity Plugs
    6. Instances of EE-Components
    7. Instances of Wire Protections
    8. Instances of Fixings, Grommets and Cable Ducts
    9. Instances of undefined Components
    10. Instances of Placeable Components
    11. Installation Instructions
  7. Topology and Geometry
    1. Topology- and Topology Group Specification
    2. 2D-Geometry
    3. 3D-Geometry
    4. Locations
    5. Placement and Dimensions
    6. Default Dimensions
    7. Routing
  8. Connectivity
    1. Signal Specification
    2. Net Specification
    3. Connection Specification
    4. Wiring Specification
    5. Contacting Specification
    6. Coupling Specification
    7. Wire Grouping Specification
  9. Complex Part Descriptions
    1. Assemblies, Modules and Harness (Configurations)
    2. Harness and Variants
  10. External Mapping
    1. External Mapping
  11. XML Representation of the Model
    1. VEC-Root
    2. Mapping of the VEC Model to XML schema definition (XSD)
    3. Open and Closed Enumerations
  12. Classes