Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

The IECUnit class can define quantities in the terms of the IEC-Unit-System by specifying the corresponding IEC prefix (optional) and an IEC unit name.

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner physical_information
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier Unit
Is Abstract false
Derived Classifiers


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
exponent Integer 0..1

Defines the exponent with which this unit instance should be used. In order to define square meters for example, the SIUnit "metre" with an exponent of 2 will be used. If no exponent is defined it is equivalent to the value 1.

iecUnitName IECUnitName 1

Specifies the name of the IEC unit.

iecPrefix IECPrefix 0..1

Specifies the prefix of the IEC unit.