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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


fab fabricate
F Fahrenheit
FAI fail-as-is
FC fail-closed
FO fail-open
fail-safe
FMEA failure modes and effects analysis
f Farad
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Administration
FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
FR Federal Register
FWPCA Federal Water Pollution Control Act
FWQA Federal Water Quality Act
feedwater
FLB feedwater line break
ft feet
fpm feet per minute
fps feet per second
FCN field change notice
FCO field change order
FCR field change request
FCT field change transmittal
FCT field correction transmittal
FDR field deficiency report
FIR field installation request
field-fabricated
field-routed
field-run
fig. figure (capitalize when specified)
FES Final Environmental Statement
FSAR Final Safety Analysis Report
FHARE fire hazards Appendix R evaluations
FPP Fire Protection Program
FPS fire protection system
fire water
FWST fire water storage tank
first-line (adj)
fishplate
fixed-fee (adj)
FCV flow control valve
FD flow diagram
FI flow indicator
FT flow transmitter
FIT flow-indicating transmitter
flow-induced
flowmeter
flowpath
flowrate
follow-up (noun or adj), follow up (verb)
ft foot, feet
ft-lb foot-pound
ft-kip foot-pound (thousands)
FMEA foreign material exclusion area
fossil-fueled (preferred over fossil-fired)
fdn foundation
FTI Framatome Technologies, Inc.
FOIA Freedom of Information Act
fp freezing point
freq frequency
FM frequency modulation
FHB fuel handling building
fuel-to-cladding
full power (noun and adj)
full-length (adj)
full-scale (adj)
full-size (adj)
full-time (adj), full time (adverb)

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