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UML State Machine Diagram.Design Elements

UML State Machine Diagram is a type of Behavior Diagrams that displays the finite state machine with states and state transitions.

UML State Machine Diagram is a realization of the mathematical concept of a finite state machine. State Machine Diagram is an oriented graph for finite state machine in what tops represent states and connectors show transitions between two states. States are represented as rounded rectangles and state transitions as arrows. The Initial State of the system is represented as black circle, and Final State as encircled black circle.

UML State Machine Diagram is the object-based version of Harel State Chart that is extended by UML. UML State Machines keep the main benefits of traditional finite state machines and also overcome their restrictions. UML State Machines extend the notion of actions.

The Rapid UML Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM contains 13 vector stencils libraries with 393 interactive shapes that you can use to design your UML diagrams.

To design a State Machine Diagram use the UML State Machine Diagram library.

UML State Machine Diagram library contains 35 shapes:

  • Send signal state
  • Frame, Fragment
  • Entry point
  • History pseudostate
  • Junction pseudostate
  • Choice pseudostate
  • Note
  • Simple state
  • State with compartments
  • Composite state
  • Transition text
  • Transition
  • Final state
  • Terminate pseudostate
  • Exit point
  • Vertical fork/join pseudostate
  • Horizontal fork/join pseudostate
  • Composite state (with substates)
  • Initial state
  • Internal behavior
  • Self-transition 1
  • Self-transition 2
  • Sub-machine diagram
  • Receive signal state
  • Composite state
  • Subactivity state
  • Divider
  • Synch state
  • Connector
  • Text label
  • Composite state
  • Composite state (2 concurrent substates)
  • Composite state (2 substates)
  • Entry point connector
  • Connector opposite

UML State Machine Diagram library

Pic.1. UML State Machine Diagram Library

UML State Machine Diagram.Design Elements *

Pic.2. UML State Machine Diagram Library Elements

ConceptDraw Rapid UML solution provides UML State Machine Diagram library of vector stencils for drawing the state machine diagrams using state machine blocks and assembly connectors.

UML State Machine Diagram

Pic.3. UML State Machine Diagram (Mac OS X, Windows)

Use design element from the UML State Machine Diagram library to draw your own UML state machine diagrams of complex systems and software applications.

All libraries for creating UML diagrams are available inside the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM Templates and samples are located in the Rapid UML section of ConceptDraw STORE.

UML Diagram Solution

UML State Machine template

Pic.4. UML State Machine Solution in ConceptDraw STORE and UML State Machine template

The UML Diagrams produced with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM are vector graphic documents and are available for reviewing, modifying, and converting to a variety of formats (image, HTML, PDF file, MS PowerPoint Presentation, Adobe Flash or MS Visio).




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