Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

A CavityReference represents the usage of a Cavity in the context of PartUsage or PartOccurrence.

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner instancing_electrical_parts
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier ExtendableElement
Is Abstract false
Derived Classifiers


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 0..1

Specifies a unique identification of the CavityReference. The identification is guaranteed to be unique within the ConnectorHousingRole. The cavity & slot number is defined by the associated cavity and slot.


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
TerminalRole integratedTerminalRole 0..1 0..1

Contains the terminal role if the cavity has an integrated terminal (e.g. an IDC).

Cavity referencedCavity 1 0..* Points to the cavity referenced by the cavity reference.
ComponentPort componentPort 0..1 0..*

References the ComponentPort that is implemented by this CavityReference.

Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
SlotReference 1 cavityReference 0..* Specifies the CavityReferences used in the SlotReference.
CavityMountingDetail 0..* equippedCavityRef 1 References the cavity that is used for the detailed description of the cavity mounting.
CavityMounting 0..* equippedCavityRef 1..* References the cavities that are used for the cavity mounting.
CavityCoupling 0..* firstCavity 1
CavityPlugRole 0..* pluggedCavityRef 0..* Defines which cavity / cavities in a connector instance is sealed by the plug.
CavityCoupling 0..* secondCavity 1