Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.0.1

A HousingComponent describes the interface of an EEComponent with which it can be connected to another EEComponent or a harness. The characteristics of the interface can be described with a referenced ConnectorHousingSpecification. (see KBLFRM-300)

General Information

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


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 1

Identification of the HousingComponent, which must be distinct for all HousingComponents of an EEComponent.

description AbstractLocalizedString 0..*

Specifies additional, human readable information about the HousingComponent.

compatibleTypes HousingComponentType 0..*

The values of this attribute define the HousingComponentTypes that are valid to be associated with this HousingComponent. In other word, if this HousingComponent can be associated with a relay, a fuse, a connector housing of a harness. The values are matching the PrimaryPartType of the PartVersion of the component that should be associated (plugged) into this housing component.


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
ConnectorHousingSpecification housingSpecification 0..1 0..* References the ConnectorHousingSpecification that is describing the connector interface of the HousingComponent (e.g. Slots, Cavities, Design, Coding).
PinComponent pinComponent 0..* 1 Specifies the PinComponents of HousingComponent. (see KBLFRM-300)
SegmentConnectionPointHC segmentConnectionPoint 0..* 1

Specifies the SegmentConnectionPoints the HousingComponent.

Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
HousingComponentReference 0..* housingComponent 1 Points to the HousingComponent referenced by the HousingComponent reference. (KBLFRM-401)
EEComponentSpecification 1 housingComponent 0..* Specifies the available connector interfaces of the EEComponent.