Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

A NetType defines the different types of Nets used in the NetSpecification. The level of detail of the NetTypes for the can be process dependent.

A NetType could be just used to differentiate between conventional (analogue) communication and bus communication (digital), it can also already define the different types of digital communication (e.g. CAN, MOST, Ethernet).

General Information

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


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String

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

description AbstractLocalizedString 0..*

Room for additional, human readable information about the NetType.

signalType SignalType 0..1 NetType
signalSubType SignalSubType 0..1 NetType
signalInformationType SignalInformationType 0..1 NetType
signalTransmissionMediumType SignalTransmissionMediumType 0..1

Specifies the type of the transmission medium for signals of this type.


Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
Net netType 0..1
Signal netType 0..1
NetSpecification 1 netType 0..*
NetworkPort 0..* netType 0..1