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Acronym 4WD 4 Wheel Drive
Acronym AA Anti-Aliasing
Acronym ABET Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
Acronym ABS Anti-lock Braking System
Acronym ABUT Abutment
Acronym AC Alternating Current
Acronym ACI American Concrete Institute
Acronym AGP Accelerated Graphics Port
Acronym AI Artificial Intelligence
Acronym AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Acronym AISC American Institute of Steel Construction
Acronym ALT Altitude
Acronym ANN Artificial Neural Net
Acronym ANS American Nuclear Society
Acronym ANSI American National Standard Institute
Acronym AOBE As ordered by engineer
Acronym API American Petroleum Institute | |Application Programming Interface
Acronym API American Petroleum Institute
Acronym AS Australian Standards
Acronym ASCII American Standard Code for Information Exchange
Acronym ASIC Application Specific Integrated Circuit
Acronym ASME American Society for Mechanical Engineers
Acronym ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
Acronym ATA Advanced Technology Attachment
Acronym ATP Acceptance Test Procedure
Acronym AWD All Wheel Drive
Acronym AWS American Welding Society
Acronym BIOS Basic Input/Output System
Acronym BJT Bipolar Junction Transistor
Acronym BL Boundary Layer
Acronym BLDC Brushless Direct Current (Motor)
Acronym BLEVE Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion
Acronym BOD Biological Oxygen Demand
Acronym BOM Bill of Materials
Acronym BRG Bearing
Acronym BS British Standards
Bachelor of Science
Acronym BSPP British Standard Pipe (Parallel), see BSPT
Acronym BSPT British Standard Pipe (Tapered), see BSPP
Acronym BW Bandwidth
Acronym C/C Center to Center
Acronym CAA Civil Aviation Authority (UK)
Acronym CAD Computer Aided Design
Acronym CAS Calibrated Airspeed
Acronym CBORE Counterbore
Acronym CFD Computational Fluid Dynamics
Acronym CJ Construction Joint
Acronym CL Centerline
Acronym CL Closed Loop
Acronym CLR Clear
Acronym CMOS Complimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
Acronym CONC Concrete
Acronym CONN Connection
Acronym CONT Continuous
Acronym COV Cover
Acronym CPEng Chartered Professional Engineer (Australia)
Acronym CPU Central Processing Unit
Acronym CSB Chemical Safety Board (US)
Acronym CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (Australia)
Acronym CSK Countersink
Acronym DC Direct Current
District of Columbia, US
Acronym DCS Distributed Control System
Acronym DDR Double Data Rate
Acronym DES Data Encryption Standard
Acronym DFA Design For Assembly
Acronym DFM Design For Manufacturing
Acronym DFT Discrete Fourier Transform
Acronym DIA Diameter
Acronym DIAPH Diaphragm
Acronym DMA Direct Memory Access
Acronym DOM Domestic
Acronym DOS Disk Operating System
Acronym DVI Digital Visual Interface
Acronym DWG Drawing
Acronym EASA European Aviation Safety Agency (EU)
Acronym ECO Engineering Change Order
Acronym ECR Engineering Change Request
Acronym EHA Electro Hydraulic Actuator
Acronym EL Elevation
Acronym EPCM Engineering Procurement Construction Management
Acronym EQ Equal
Acronym ERP Enterprise Resource Planning
Acronym EV Electric Vehicle
Acronym EXP Expansion
Acronym FAA Federal Aviation Administration (US)
Acronym FAR Failure Analysis Report
Acronym FBW Fly By Wire
Acronym FCC Federal Communications Commission (US)
Acronym FE Fundamentals of Engineering exam
Acronym FEA Finite Element Analysis
Acronym FEM Finite Element Model
Acronym FFT Fast Fourier Transform
Acronym FIFO First In First Out
Acronym FLBM Floorbeam
Acronym FLG Flange
Acronym FMEA Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
Acronym FO Flow Orifice
Acronym FPGA Field Programmable Gate Array
Acronym FPS Frames Per Second
Acronym FS Flow Switch
Acronym FT Flight Test
Acronym FT Flow Transmitter
Acronym FTG Footing
Acronym GB Gigabyte
Acronym Gb Gigabit
Acronym GC Gas Chromatograph
Acronym GD&T Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
Acronym GHS Global Harmonized System
Acronym GHz Gigahertz
Acronym GMP Good Manufacturing Practices
Acronym GPU Graphics Processing Unit
Acronym GVWR Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
Acronym HCL Horizontal Control Line
Acronym HDD Hard Disk Drive
Acronym HDL Hardware Definition Language
Acronym HDMI High Definition Media Interface
Acronym HMI Human-Machine Interface
Acronym HPC High Performance Computing
Acronym HPF High Pass Filter
Acronym HS High Strength
High School
Acronym HTF Heat Transfer Fluid
Acronym HTML Hyper Text Markup Language
Acronym HTTP Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
Acronym HVAC [US] Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning | |[Rest of the world] High Voltage Alternating Current
Acronym Hz Hertz
Acronym IAS Indicated Airspeed
Acronym IC Integrated Circuit
Acronym ICE Internal Combustion Engine
Acronym IDLH Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health
Acronym IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Acronym IOM Installation & Operating Manual
Acronym iOS iPhone Operating System
Acronym IP Internet Protocol
Acronym ISO International Organization for Standardization
Acronym ITT Interstage Turbine Temperature
Acronym IUPAC International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
Acronym kB kilobyte
Acronym kb kilobit
Acronym kHz kilohertz
Acronym L Angle
Acronym LASER Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
Acronym LED Light Emitting Diode
Acronym LEL Lower Explosivity Limit
Acronym LEO Low Earth Orbit
Acronym LIDAR Light Detection And Ranging
Acronym LL Limit Load
Acronym LLH Long Leg Horizontal
Acronym LLV Long Leg Vertical
Acronym LOTO Lock-out Tag-out
Acronym LPF Low Pass Filter
Acronym LQR Linear Quadratic Regulator
Acronym MAC Media Access Control
Acronym MB Megabyte
Acronym Mb Megabit
Acronym MDR Manufacturer Data Report
Acronym MH Manhole
Acronym MHW Mean High Water
Acronym MHz Megahertz
Acronym MIDI Musical Instrument Digital Interface
Acronym MIMO Multi Input, Multi Output
Acronym ML Machine Learning
Acronym MLW Mean Low Water
Acronym MOC Management of Change
Acronym MOQ Minimum Order Quantity
Acronym MPT Maintenance and Protection of Traffic
Acronym NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Acronym NDE Non-Destructive Examination
Acronym NFPA National Fire Protection Association
Acronym NIC Network Interface Controller
Acronym NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (US)
Acronym NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology (US)
Acronym NOx Nitrous Oxide
Acronym NPSH Net Positive Suction Head
Acronym NPTP [US] National Pipe Thread (Parallel), see NPTT
Acronym NPTT [US] National Pipe Thread (Tapered), see NPTP
Acronym NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Acronym NTS Not to Scale
Acronym OBD On Board Diagnostics
Acronym OL Open Loop
Acronym OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration (US)
Acronym OSL Outstanding Leg
Acronym PAPR Powered Air Purifying Respirator
Acronym PC Point of Curvature
Acronym PCB Printed Circuit Board
Acronym PCC Point of Compound Curvature
Acronym PCI Peripheral Component Interconnect
Acronym PCIE Peripheral Component Interconnect Express
Acronym PDF Portable Document Format
Acronym PE Professional Engineer (US)
Acronym PFD Process Flow Diagram
Acronym PGL Profile Grade Line
Acronym PHA Process Hazards Analysis
Acronym PID Piping & Instrumentation Diagram
Acronym PID Proportional, Integral, Derivative
Acronym PL Plate
Acronym PLC Programmable Logic Controller
Acronym PMSM Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor
Acronym POST Power On Self Test
Acronym PPAP Production Part Approval Process
Acronym PRV Pressure Relief Valve | |Pressure Regulating Valve
Acronym PS Pressure Switch
(Obsolete) Pferdestärke, metric horsepower
Acronym PSM Process Safety Management (US)
Acronym PSV Pressure Safety Valve
Acronym PT Point of Tangency
Acronym PT Pressure Transmitter
Acronym PVC Point of Vertical Curve
Acronym PVI Point of Vertical Intersection
Acronym PVMT Pavement
Acronym PVT Point of Vertical Tangency
Acronym PWM Pulse Width Modulation
Acronym QA Quality Assurance
Acronym RAD Radius
Acronym RADAR Radio Detection And Ranging
Acronym RAGAGEP Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices
Acronym RAM Random Access Memory
Acronym RC Resistor, Capacitor
Acronym RCFA Root Cause Failure Analysis
Acronym RCSC Research Council On Structural Connections
Acronym RD Rupture Disk
Acronym RDWY Roadway
Acronym Re Reynolds Number
Acronym RFI Request for Information
Acronym RFQ Request for Quotation
Acronym RLC Resistor, Inductor, Capacitor
Acronym ROM Read Only Memory
Acronym ROW Right of Way
Acronym RSA Rivest-Shamir-Adleman
Acronym RTV Room-Temperature Vulcanizing (said of an elastomer, typically polydimethysiloxane, AKA silicone) | |Return to vendor
Acronym SATA Serial Advanced Technology Attachment
Acronym SCADA Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition
Acronym SCUBA Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus
Acronym SIF Safety Instrumented Function
Acronym SISO Single Input, Single Output
Acronym SLS Sea-Level Standard atmospheric conditions
Acronym SoC System on Chip
Acronym SOP Standard Operating Procedure
Acronym SQ Square
Acronym SS State Space
Acronym SSD Solid State Drive
Acronym SSD Stopping Sight Distance
Acronym SSL Secure Socket Layer
Acronym STA Station
Acronym STL Steel
Acronym STR Stringer
Acronym SVM Space Vector Modulation
Acronym TB Terabyte
Acronym Tb Terabit
Acronym TCP Transmission Control Protocol
Acronym TCS Traction Control System
Acronym TF Transfer Function
Acronym TLA Three Letter Acronym
Acronym TOC Top of Concrete
Acronym TOS Top of Steel
Acronym TQ Technical Query
Acronym TYP Typical
Acronym UAI Use As Is
Acronym UART Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter
Acronym UB Universal Beam
Acronym UC Universal Column
Acronym UDP User Datagram Protocol
Acronym UEL Upper Explosivity Limit
Acronym UL Ultimate Load
Acronym UL Underwriters Laboratories
Acronym UNO Unless Otherwise Noted
Acronym UON Unless Otherwise Noted
Acronym USB Universal Serial Bus
Acronym UTS Ultimate Tensile Strength
Acronym VFD Variable Frequency Drive
Acronym VGA Video Graphics Array
Acronym VLSI Very Large Scale Integration
Acronym VRF Variable Refrigerant Flow
Acronym WFE Wiped Film Evaporator
Acronym WFE Wafer Fabrication Equipment
Acronym WIP Work In Progress | |Work In Process
Acronym WWW World Wide Web
Acronym WZTC Work Zone Traffic Control
Acronym XML eXtensible Markup Language