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

HCV hand control valve
hav haversine
HWMP Hazardous Waste Minimization Program
hdr header
HX heat exchanger
htr heater
HVAC heating, ventilating, and air conditioning
heatup (noun or adj), heat up (verb)
heavy-duty (adj), heavy duty (noun)
H henry
Hz hertz (cycles per second)
HIT High Impact Team
HPCI high pressure coolant injection
HPSI high pressure safety injection
HTR high temperature resistant
HCLPF high-confidence-of-low-probability-of-failure
high-density (adj)
HEPA high-efficiency particulate air (filter)
high-energy (adj)
HELB high-energy line break
hf high-frequency (adj)
high-level (adj)
HP high-pressure (adj)
high-temperature (adj)
hv high-voltage (adj)
holddown (noun or adj), hold down (verb)
holdup (noun or adj), hold up (verb)
HI-STORM Holtec International Storage and Transfer Operation Reinforced Module
HI-STAR Holtec International Storage, Transport and Repository
hp horsepower
HE Hosgri earthquake
HCF hot channel factor
HFT hot functional test
hot leg
hr hour(s)
HPES human performance evaluation system
HBPP Humboldt Bay Power Plant
HBL-98-XXX Humboldt Bay Letter
pH hydrogen ion concentration

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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
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