# I/O parameter (Input/Output): definition (structure)

## Definition

An I/O parameter is defined by:

• a name
• a type
• certain specific characteristics depending on type (reference value, or dependence)

## Name

The name permitting the identification of the I/O parameter is given by the user during its creation .

An (optional) comment can be added to the name.

## Types of I/O parameters

The types of the proposed I/O parameters and the necessary characteristics for their description are presented in the table below.

I/O parameter … Description
… piloted by means of a scenario Reference value
… defined by a formula Formula constructed by means of other I/O parameters
… defined by a table of values Choice of I/O parameter on abscissa

Table of values

(abscissa / ordinate)

…of multiphysic type Reference value