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Acronyms used at Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant (DCPP)

The following alphabetical listing contains abbreviations, acronyms, compound words, technical symbols, and spelling preferred for licensing and other regulatory correspondence.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J,K | L | M | N | O | P,Q | R | S | T | U,V | W,X,Y,Z


backdraft
backflow
backpressure
backseat (valves)
backup (noun or adj), back up (verb)
BOP balance-of-plant
bbl barrel(s)
bbl/d barrel per day
base load
basemat
baseplate
BEPZ basic emergency planning zone
bedrock
BOL beginning of life
beltline
beyond-design-basis (accident)
biaxial
bidirectional
BeV billion electron volts
bistable
biweekly
blowdown
blueprint
BN Board Notification
B&PV Boiler and Pressure Vessel (Code)
bp boiling point
BWR boiling water reactor
boiloff
BCMS boron concentration measurement system
BCMS boron concentration monitoring system
BIT boron injection tank
BHP brake horsepower
BTP Branch Technical Position (NRC)
breakwater
Btu British thermal unit
bldg building
buildup (noun or adj), build up (verb)
built-in (adj)
burnup (noun or adj), burn up (verb)
bypass

For more information about DCISC contact:

Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee
Office of the Legal Counsel
857 Cass Street, Suite D, Monterey, California 93940
Telephone: in Califonia call 800-439-4688; outside of California call 831-647-1044
Send E-mail to: dcsafety@dcisc.org