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

whse warehouse
washout (noun), wash out (verb)
WHAT wastewater holding and treatment
W watt
Wh watt-hour
Wb weber
wt weight
wt % or w/o weight percent
W/V weight-to-volume ratio
W/W weight-to-weight ratio
WPS welding procedure specification
W Westinghouse
WEXTEX Westinghouse Explosive Tube Expansion
WOG Westinghouse Owners Group
WL wind load
wo work order
WANO World Association of Nuclear Operators
worst-case (adj), worst case (noun)
yd yard(s)
ZPA zero period acceleration (ground acceleration)
ZOI zone of influence

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Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee
Office of the Legal Counsel
857 Cass Street, Suite D, Monterey, California 93940
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