A flow is a magnitud “flowing” through the system. Examples are:

  • The voltage sensed by an ADC in an MCU pin.
  • The voltage through a connector pin.
  • The signal that enables the CAN transceiver.
  • An internal data of the Microcontroller.
  • A CAN signal.

The flow is described by:

Property Description Required?
name Name of the flow
type Type of the flow
primary flow direction Describes the primary direction of the flow. A flow can be used in many parts of the system with different directions, but this is the global “intention” of the flow towards the system (x)