Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.0.2

A NetworkNode is a representative for an actor in the electric system, e.g. an actuator, a sensor, an ECU

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 NetworkNode. The identification is guaranteed to be unique within the NetSpecification.

abbreviation LocalizedString 0..*

Room for a short name of the NetworkNode.

networkNodeType NetworkNodeType 0..1

Specifies the type of a NetworkNode. Common values are agreed as an OpenEnumeration.

description AbstractLocalizedString 0..*

Room for additional, human readable information about the NetworkNode.

subType NetworkNodeSubType 0..1

Specifies the sub type of a NetworkNode. The sub type allows a differentiation within a specific type. E.g. an actuator can be differentiated into lamps, speakers, motors.


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
UsageNode realizedUsageNode 0..1 0..*

References the UsageNode that is realized by this NetworkNode.

NetworkPort port 0..* 1 Specifies the NetworkPorts of a NetworkNode.

Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
NetSpecification 1 networkNode 0..*

Specifies the NetworkNodes defined in the NetSpecification.

ComponentNode 0..* networkNode 0..1 References the NetworkNode that is realized by the ComponentNode.