Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.0.1

A Connection is an electrological connection between two or more ComponentPorts.

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner schematic
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier RoutableElement
Is Abstract false
Derived Classifiers


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 1

Specifies a unique identification of the Connection. The identification is guaranteed to be unique within the ConnectionSpecification.

description AbstractLocalizedString 0..*

Specifies additional, human readable information about the Connection.

installationInstruction Instruction 0..*

Specifies installation instruction for the connection.


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
Net net 0..1 0..* References the Net that is realized by the Connection.
ConnectionEnd connectionEnd 2..* 1 Specifies the ConnectionEnds of the Connection. The ConnectionEnds are required to be an ordered list, because it is possible to define Connections with more than two ConnectionEnds (bus systems). In these cases it is relevant which ConnectionEnds are in the end of connection and which ConnectionEnds are in between. KBLFRM-378
Signal signal 0..1 0..* References the signal that is transmitted by the connection.

Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
WireElementReference 0..* connection 0..1 References the Connection that is realized by the referenced WireElement (WireElementReference). KBLFRM-341
ConnectionGroup 0..* connection 2..* References the Connections that are grouped by the ConnectionGroup.
ConnectionSpecification 1 connection 0..* Specifies the Connection defined by the ConnectionSpecification.