Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

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

Other End This End General
Role Type Mult. Agg. Unique Ordered Mult. Description
port NetworkPort 0..* Y Y N 1 Specifies the NetworkPorts of a NetworkNode.
realizedUsageNode UsageNode 0..1 N Y N 0..*

References the UsageNode that is realized by this NetworkNode.

Incoming Relations

This End Other End General
Role Mult. Agg. Unique Ordered Type Mult. Description
networkNode 0..* Y Y N NetSpecification 1

Specifies the NetworkNodes defined in the NetSpecification.

networkNode 1 N Y N NetworkNodeViewItem 0..* References the NetworkNode that is represented by this NetworkNodeViewItem.
networkNode 0..1 N Y N ComponentNode 0..* References the NetworkNode that is realized by the ComponentNode.