Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

A MatingPoint defines the Mating of two terminals. This normally occurs when two inliners are connected. Then terminals of one side (female) are mated with terminals of the other side (male).

General Information

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


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 0..1

Specifies a unique identification of the MatingPoint. The identification is guaranteed to be unique within a CouplingPoint.


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
MatingDetail matingDetail 0..* 1 Specifies the MatingDetails, if a detailed description of the relationships between TerminalReceptions and TerminalReceptions is needed.
TerminalRole secondTerminalRole 1 0..* References the second terminal that is mated.
Connection connection 0..* 0..*

References the Connection that is realized by this MatingPoint. For example, when a connection is realized by directly plugging or screwing two E/E components together.

TerminalRole firstTerminalRole 1 0..* References the first terminal that is mated.

Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
CouplingPoint 1 matingPoint 0..*

Specifies the MatingPoints defined within the CouplingPoint.