Abbreviations and Acronyms

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*AQMD Air Quality Management District
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*AQMD -- Air Quality Management District
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*DNA Defense Nuclear Agency
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*DNA -- Defense Nuclear Agency
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*DOD Department of Defense
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*DOD -- Department of Defense
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*DOE Department of Energy
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*DOE -- Department of Energy
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*DOT Department of Transportation
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*DOT -- Department of Transportation
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*EPA Environmental Protection Agency
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*EPA -- Environmental Protection Agency
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*FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
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*FERC -- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
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*GAO Government Accountability Office (Formerly General Accounting Office)
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*GAO -- Government Accountability Office (Formerly General Accounting Office)
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*IAEA International Atomic Energy Commission
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*IAEA -- International Atomic Energy Commission
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*IMF International Monetary Fund
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*IMF -- International Monetary Fund
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*INPO Institute of Nuclear Power Operation
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*INPO -- Institute of Nuclear Power Operation
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*NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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*NASA -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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*NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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*NATO -- North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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*NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
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*NIST -- National Institute of Standards and Technology
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*NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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*NRC -- Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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*OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
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*OPEC -- Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
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*UN United Nations
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*UN -- United Nations
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*USSR Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
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*USSR -- Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
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*WANO World Association of Nuclear Operators
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*WANO -- World Association of Nuclear Operators
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*WHO World Health Organization
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*WHO -- World Health Organization
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*WTO World Trade Organization
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*WTO -- World Trade Organization
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*Abbreviations
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*ABM -- Anti Ballistic Missile
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*ABM Anti Ballistic Missile
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*AQI -- Air Quality Index
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*AQI Air Quality Index
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*BACT -- Best Available Control Technology
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*BACT Best Available Control Technology
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*BEV -- Battery-operated Electric Vehicle
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*BEV Battery-operated Electric Vehicle
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*BMI -- Body Mass Index
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*BMI Body Mass Index
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*BMR -- Basal Metabolic Rate
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*BMR Basal Metabolic Rate
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*Btu -- British Thermal Unit
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*Btu British Thermal Unit
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*BWR -- Boiling Water Reactor
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*BWR Boiling Water Reactor
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*CAA -- Clean Air Act
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*CAA Clean Air Act
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*CAD -- Computer Aided Design
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*CAD Computer Aided Design
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*CAFÉ -- Corporate Average Fuel Economy
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*CAFÉ Corporate Average Fuel Economy
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*CAFTA -- Central American Free Trade Agreement
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*CAFTA Central American Free Trade Agreement
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*CAM -- Computer Aided Manufacturing
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*CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing
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*CFC -- Chlorofluorocarbon
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*CFC Chlorofluorocarbon
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*CHP -- Combined Heat and Power
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*CHP Combined Heat and Power
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*CNG -- Compressed Natural Gas
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*CNG Compressed Natural Gas
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*COLA -- Cost of Living Adjustment
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*COLA Cost of Living Adjustment
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*COP -- Coefficient of Performance
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*COP Coefficient of Performance
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*CPI -- Consumer Price Index
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*CPI Consumer Price Index
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*CWA -- Clean Water Act
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*CWA Clean Water Act
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*DNA -- Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid
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*DNA Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid
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*DU -- Depleted Uranium
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*DU Depleted Uranium
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*EER -- Energy Efficiency Ratio
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*EER Energy Efficiency Ratio
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*FFV -- Flexible Fuel Vehicle
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*FFV Flexible Fuel Vehicle
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*GDP -- Gross Domestic Products
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*GDP Gross Domestic Products
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*GNP -- Gross National Products
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*GNP Gross National Products
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*HCFC -- Hydrochlorofluorocarbon
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*HCFC Hydrochlorofluorocarbon
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*HTGR -- High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors
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*HTGR High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors
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*HWR -- Heavy Water Reactor
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*HWR Heavy Water Reactor
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*ICE -- Internal Combustion Engine
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*ICE Internal Combustion Engine
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*IOU -- Investor Owned Utility
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*IOU Investor Owned Utility
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*IPCC -- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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*IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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*IPP -- Independent Power Producers
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*IPP Independent Power Producers
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*ISO -- Independent System Operators
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*ISO Independent System Operators
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*ITER -- International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor
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*ITER International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor
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*JET -- Joint European Torus
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*JET Joint European Torus
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*LDC -- Load Demand Curve
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*LDC Load Demand Curve
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*LEV -- Low Emission Vehicle
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*LEV Low Emission Vehicle
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*LMFBR -- Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor
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*LMFBR Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor
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*LNG -- Liquefied Natural Gas
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*LNG Liquefied Natural Gas
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*LWR -- Light Water Reactor
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*LWR Light Water Reactor
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*MHD -- Magneto Hydro Dynamics
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*MHD Magneto Hydro Dynamics
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*MRI -- Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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*MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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*MTBE -- Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether
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*MTBE:Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether
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*NAAQS -- National Ambient Air Quality Standards
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*NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards
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*NAFTA -- North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement.
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*NAFTA North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement.
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*NMD -- National Missile Defense System
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*NMD National Missile Defense System
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*NNW -- Net National Welfare
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*NNW Net National Welfare
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*NPV -- Net Present Value
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*NPV Net Present Value
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*OEM -- Original Equipment Manufacturer
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*OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
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*OTEC -- Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion
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*OTEC Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion
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*PNGV -- Partnership for New Generation of Vehicles
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*PNGV Partnership for New Generation of Vehicles
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*PSC -- Polar Stratospheric Cloud
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*PSC Polar Stratospheric Cloud
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*PWR -- Pressurized Water Reactor
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*PWR Pressurized Water Reactor
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*PX -- California Power Exchange Corporation
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*PX California Power Exchange Corporation
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*QF -- Qualifying Facility
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*QF Qualifying Facility
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*RAD -- Radiation Adsorbed Dose
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*RAD Radiation Adsorbed Dose
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*RNA -- Ribonucleic Acid
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*RNA Ribonucleic Acid
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*SALT -- Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty
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*SALT Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty
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*SDI -- Strategic Defense Initiative
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*SDI Strategic Defense Initiative
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*SI -- International System (of units)
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*SI International System (of units)
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*SOC -- State of Charge
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*SOC State of Charge
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*START -- STrategic Arms Reduction Treaty
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*START STrategic Arms Reduction Treaty
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*TFTR -- Tokomak Fusion Test Reactor
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*TFTR Tokomak Fusion Test Reactor
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*TNT -- Trinitrotoluene
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*TNT Trinitrotoluene
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*ULEV -- Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
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*ULEV Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
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*USCS -- United States Customary System
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*USCS United States Customary System
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*VOC -- Volatile Organic Compounds
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*VOC Volatile Organic Compounds
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*ZEV -- Zero Emission Vehicle
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*ZEV Zero Emission Vehicle
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Current revision as of 18:43, 29 July 2010

  • AQMD -- Air Quality Management District
  • DNA -- Defense Nuclear Agency
  • DOD -- Department of Defense
  • DOE -- Department of Energy
  • DOT -- Department of Transportation
  • EPA -- Environmental Protection Agency
  • FERC -- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • GAO -- Government Accountability Office (Formerly General Accounting Office)
  • IAEA -- International Atomic Energy Commission
  • IMF -- International Monetary Fund
  • INPO -- Institute of Nuclear Power Operation
  • NASA -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NATO -- North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NIST -- National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • NRC -- Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • OPEC -- Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • UN -- United Nations
  • USSR -- Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • WANO -- World Association of Nuclear Operators
  • WHO -- World Health Organization
  • WTO -- World Trade Organization
  • ABM -- Anti Ballistic Missile
  • AQI -- Air Quality Index
  • BACT -- Best Available Control Technology
  • BEV -- Battery-operated Electric Vehicle
  • BMI -- Body Mass Index
  • BMR -- Basal Metabolic Rate
  • Btu -- British Thermal Unit
  • BWR -- Boiling Water Reactor
  • CAA -- Clean Air Act
  • CAD -- Computer Aided Design
  • CAFÉ -- Corporate Average Fuel Economy
  • CAFTA -- Central American Free Trade Agreement
  • CAM -- Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • CFC -- Chlorofluorocarbon
  • CHP -- Combined Heat and Power
  • CNG -- Compressed Natural Gas
  • COLA -- Cost of Living Adjustment
  • COP -- Coefficient of Performance
  • CPI -- Consumer Price Index
  • CWA -- Clean Water Act
  • DNA -- Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid
  • DU -- Depleted Uranium
  • EER -- Energy Efficiency Ratio
  • FFV -- Flexible Fuel Vehicle
  • GDP -- Gross Domestic Products
  • GNP -- Gross National Products
  • HCFC -- Hydrochlorofluorocarbon
  • HTGR -- High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors
  • HWR -- Heavy Water Reactor
  • ICE -- Internal Combustion Engine
  • IOU -- Investor Owned Utility
  • IPCC -- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • IPP -- Independent Power Producers
  • ISO -- Independent System Operators
  • ITER -- International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor
  • JET -- Joint European Torus
  • LDC -- Load Demand Curve
  • LEV -- Low Emission Vehicle
  • LMFBR -- Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor
  • LNG -- Liquefied Natural Gas
  • LWR -- Light Water Reactor
  • MHD -- Magneto Hydro Dynamics
  • MRI -- Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • MTBE -- Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether
  • NAAQS -- National Ambient Air Quality Standards
  • NAFTA -- North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement.
  • NMD -- National Missile Defense System
  • NNW -- Net National Welfare
  • NPV -- Net Present Value
  • OEM -- Original Equipment Manufacturer
  • OTEC -- Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion
  • PNGV -- Partnership for New Generation of Vehicles
  • PSC -- Polar Stratospheric Cloud
  • PWR -- Pressurized Water Reactor
  • PX -- California Power Exchange Corporation
  • QF -- Qualifying Facility
  • RAD -- Radiation Adsorbed Dose
  • RNA -- Ribonucleic Acid
  • SALT -- Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty
  • SDI -- Strategic Defense Initiative
  • SI -- International System (of units)
  • SOC -- State of Charge
  • START -- STrategic Arms Reduction Treaty
  • TFTR -- Tokomak Fusion Test Reactor
  • TNT -- Trinitrotoluene
  • ULEV -- Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
  • USCS -- United States Customary System
  • VOC -- Volatile Organic Compounds
  • ZEV -- Zero Emission Vehicle