Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

A Net is an undirected link between a number of NetworkPorts. It defines that the NetworkPorts are related to each other with the Net.

A Net is normally an instance of a NetType. E.g. if "CAN-BUS" is defined as a a NetType typical Nets would be "BODY-CAN", "AUDIO-CAN".

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner net
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier ConfigurableElement
Is Abstract false
Derived Classifiers


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 1

Specifies a unique identification of the Net. The identification is guaranteed to be unique within the NetSpecification.

description AbstractLocalizedString 0..*

Room for additional, human readable information about the Net.


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
NetworkPort networkPort 1..* 1 References the NetworkPorts that are connected by the Net.
NetType netType 0..1

Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
NetGroup 0..1 net 2..* References the Nets that are grouped by the NetGroup.
Connection 0..* net 0..1 References the Net that is realized by the Connection.
NetSpecification 1 net 0..* Specifies the Nets defined in the NetSpecification.