The Blackbox ICD Table represents all external Ports/interfaces of the selected Block. The table is useful when trying to identify what kind of inputs and outputs are available in the selected system.
In the following example, the distiller system has two inputs (dirty water and q in) and three outputs (bypass, purified and sludge). In this case, the Port dirty water, Port purified, Port bypass support such value properties as: water temp, water press, etc. Pay attention, that the input to distiller is a dirty water (row 1) and the output from distiller is purified water (row 4). Both of them contains the same properties but it may have different values defined (they are not defined in the figure). Learn how to create and work in the Interface Control Documents >>
The Blackbox ICD Table of the Distiller Block.
A Blackbox ICD Table consists of the following columns.
|#||A row number.|
|~ ^||Displays if Port is conjugated (~) or inherited (^).|
|Port Name||A Port name.|
|Port Type||A Port type.|
|Type Features||Displays all the features (e.g., Flow property, Part property) of the Port type.|
|Direction||Displays a combined direction prefix of the Port.|
|Documentation||Displays a documentation text. If it is not described, click to edit.|