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  • Acronym: SysML
  • Issues Count: 1
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SYSML17-229 cannot model and validate physical connections SysML 1.4 open

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cannot model and validate physical connections

  • Status: open  
  • Source: US Navy - Naval Information Warfare Center - Atlantic ( Stuart Pearce)
  • Summary:

    I’d like to model the physical connection from a device to another device. It appears SysML 1.4 does not allow this natively or easily. I’ve discussed this issue with Russell Peak, Georgia Tech and he agrees that it is a short coming of SysML.

    For example:
    I have a computer with a power cord that I would like to model to verify the correct connectors are on it. The wall receptacle is typically a 5-15R for North America, the matching power cord connection is a 5-15P. The computer typically has a C13R power receptacle and the power cord plug would be a C13P. I can add ports to my block in an ibd for the receptacle and plug ends, but I cannot validate that a good connection is 5-15R=5-15P for the wall end or C13R=C13P for the computer end.
    This will apply for all types of physical connections, copper data, fiber data, pipe, tube, etc.

    If there is a working group for this area I will be glad to work with them.

  • Reported: SysML 1.4 — Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:40 GMT
  • Updated: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:50 GMT