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

TER Technical Evaluation Report (NRC)
TMS Technical Maintenance Services
TRG Technical Review Group
TS, Tech Spec Technical Specification
TSIP Technical Specification Improvement Program
TSC Technical Support Center
TCV temperature control valve
TI temperature indicator
TAM thermal anchor movement
TDC thermal diffusion coefficient
TEMP Thermal Effects Monitoring Program
TC thermocouple
TLD thermoluminescent dosimeter
TLC thin-layer chromatography
k thousand
keV thousand electron volts
to date
ton (spell out)
tpd tons per day
tpy tons per year
TSAR Topical Safety Analysis Report
TDH total dynamic head
TEDE total effective dose equivalent
TZ Transaction Zone
TSP tube support plate
TIG tungsten inert gas (welding process)
TB turbine building
TBS turbine bypass system
TG turbine generator
TPS turbine protection system
TDAFW turbine-driven auxiliary feedwater (pump)

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
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