Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

A Net is an undirected link between NetworkPorts. It defines that the NetworkPorts are related to each other with the Net.

A Net is normally an instance of a NetType. E.g. if "CAN-BUS" is defined as a NetType typical Nets would be "BODY-CAN", "AUDIO-CAN".

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

description AbstractLocalizedString 0..*

Room for additional, human readable information about the Net.


Outgoing Relations

Other End This End General
Role Type Mult. Agg. Unique Ordered Mult. Description
networkPort NetworkPort 1..* N Y N 1 References the NetworkPorts that are connected by the Net.
netType NetType 0..1 N Y N

Incoming Relations

This End Other End General
Role Mult. Agg. Unique Ordered Type Mult. Description
net 0..1 N Y N Connection 0..* References the Net that is realized by the Connection.
net 2..* N Y N NetGroup 0..1 References the Nets that are grouped by the NetGroup.
net 0..* Y Y N NetSpecification 1 Specifies the Nets defined in the NetSpecification.