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

JCAE Joint Committee on Atomic Energy
JMC Joint Media Center
J joule
JCO justification for continued operation
k kilo- (103) (prefix)
kcal kilocalorie
kCi kilocurie
kc kilocycle
kHz or kc/sec kilocycles per second
keV kiloelectron volt
kG kilogauss
kg kilogram(s)
kg/m3 kilograms per cubic meter
kHz kilohertz
kJ kilojoule
kL kiloliter
km kilometer(s)
km/s kilometers per second
kandOmega; kilo-ohm
kVAR kilovar (reactive kilovolt-ampere)
kVARh kilovar hour
kV kilovolt
kVA kilovolt-ampere
kVAh kilovolt-ampere hour
kW kilowatt
kWe kilowatt (electric)
kWh kilowatt-hour
kWt kilowatt (thermal)
KE or T kinetic energy
kip kip (1000 lb)

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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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