Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

The OtherUnit class can be used to define a unit, which is necessary in the context of data exchange but not contained in the standard systems (e.g. Piece).

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner physical_information
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier Unit
Is Abstract false
Derived Classifiers


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
exponent Integer 0..1

Defines the exponent with which this unit instance should be used. In order to define square meters for example, the SIUnit "metre" with an exponent of 2 will be used. If no exponent is defined it is equivalent to the value 1.

otherUnitName OtherUnitName 1

Specifies the name of the unit.