Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

A Location specifies a distinct position on a topology. Locations can be used for the placement of components or for the definition of Dimensions.

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner topology
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier DimensionAnchor
Is Abstract true
Derived Classifiers NodeLocation, SegmentLocation


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 1

Specifies a unique identification of the Location. The identification is guaranteed to be unique within the PlacementSpecification.

matchingId String 0..1

Specifies an identification for matching the location with a reference point of component (e.g. a cable channel).


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
PlacementPointReference placedPlacementPoints 0..* 0..*

References the PlacementPointReference that is placed by this location.

Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
Dimension 1 definedLocations 0..2
OnWayPlacement 0..1 endLocation 1 References the Location where OnWayPlacement ends.
ZoneCoverage 0..1 firstLocation 1
OnPointPlacement 0..1 location 1..* References the Locations where Placement places the reference points of the placed element.
NodeMapping 0..1 mappedPosition 1
ZoneCoverage 0..1 secondLocation 1
OnWayPlacement 0..1 startLocation 1 References the Location where OnWayPlacement starts.