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

EWS early warning system
EEI Edison Electric Institute
EFPD effective full power days
EFPH effective full power hours
EFPY effective full power year
EMF effective multiplication factor
eff efficiency
EPRI Electric Power Research Institute
EDM electrode discharge machining
EH electrohydraulic
EMI electromagnetic interference
emp electromagnetic pulse
emu electromagnetic units
emf electromotive force
e electron
e.u. electron units
eV electron volt
EDMS electronic document management system
esu electrostatic units
el elevation
EARS emergency assessment and response system
ECCS emergency core cooling system
EDG emergency diesel generator
ENS emergency notification system
EOP emergency operating procedure
EOC Emergency Operations Center
EOF Emergency Operations Facility
EPZ emergency planning zone
EPS emergency power system
ERF Emergency Response Facility
ERFDS Emergency Response Facility Data System
ERMC Emergency Response Media Center
ERP Emergency Response Plan
ES (also OES) Emergency Services, California Office of
EOC end of cycle
EOL end of life
EIC Energy Information Center
ERDA Energy Research and Development Administration
ESF engineered safety feature
ESFAS engineered safety features actuation system
EAC engineering advisory committee
ECN engineering change notice
ECO engineering change order
ES Engineering Services
EWR engineering work request
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
EPA Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. government)
EPP Environmental Protection Plan
EQ environmental qualification
ER Environmental Report
ECG equipment control guidelines
EFPY equivalent full power years
est estimate
(and others) et al
etc. et cetera (and so forth)
et seq. et sequentes (and the following)
EIT Event Investigation Team
ERT Event Response Team
EAB exclusion area boundary
EDO Executive Director for Operations (NRC)
e.g. exempli gratia (for example)
exp exponent, exponential

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857 Cass Street, Suite D, Monterey, California 93940
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