Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

Specification for the definition of common properties for technical parts.

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner electrical_parts
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier PartOrUsageRelatedSpecification
Is Abstract false
Derived Classifiers


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 1

Specifies a unique identification of the specification. The identification is guaranteed to be unique within the document containing the specification. For all VEC-documents a Specification-instance can be trusted to be identical if the DocumentVersion-instance is the same (see DocumentVersion) and the identification of the Specification is the same.

description AbstractLocalizedString 0..*

Specifies additional, human readable information about the specification.

specialPartType String 0..1

The specialPartType allows the specification of subclassifications for a PartOrUsageRelatedSpecification (e.g. different types of connector housings).

colorInformation Color 0..*

Specifies the color of the part.

massInformation MassInformation 0..*

Specifies the mass of the part.

materialInformation Material 0..*

Specifies the material of a part.

robustnessProperties RobustnessProperties 0..*

Specifies the robustness of a part.

temperatureInformation TemperatureInformation 0..*

Specifies valid temperatures for a part.

fitRate Double 0..1

The Failures In Time (FIT) rate of a device is the number of failures that can be expected in one billion (109) device-hours of operation.[14] (E.g. 1000 devices for 1 million hours, or 1 million devices for 1000 hours each, or some other combination.) (see

unspecifiedAccessoryPermitted Boolean 0..1

Defines whether accessories which are not explicitly defined by a PartRelation may be used with instances of this part. If this attribute is not specified the default value is true.


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
BoundingBox boundingBox 0..1

Defines the bounding box of the part.

PartRelation partRelation 0..* 1 Specifies possible relations (accessories) of the specified part with other PartVersion (e.g. caps, clips).