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AACE Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering
AAP Advanced Application Package
ABC Asynchronous Byte Count (MS protocol)
Activity Based Costing
ABE Application Builder and Executive (software package)
ABK Anzeige Bedienkomponente
ABM Activity Based Management
AC Alternating Current
ACE Application Control Environment
ACI American Concrete Institute
ACIDP Advanced Control Interface Data Point
ACM ASCII Communications Module (620 LCS)
Association for Computing Machinery & Alarm Configuration Manager
ACP Advanced Control Program
A/D Analog-to-Digital
ADD Architecture Design Document
ADI driver
ADS Automatic Dispatching System
Autonomous Decentralized System
ADSO Advanced System Option
A&EA Alarm und Event Analyst
AEGIS Abnormal Event Guidance and Information System
AGC Automatic Generation Control (Power Generation)
Automatic Gain Control (used in amplifier circuts).
AFM Advanced Formula Manager
AGI Application Graphic Interface
AI Analog Input
Artificial Intelligence
AIChE American Institute of Chemical Engineers
AIX IBM UNIX Operating System
ALE Application Link Enabling
ALU Arithmetic and Logic Unit
AM Application Module
A-MC Advanced Multifunction Controller
AME Association for Manufacturing Excellence
AMI Alternate Mark Inversion (bipolar data communication)
AMPC Adaptive Multivariable Process Control
AMR Redundant Application Module
Advanced Manufacturing Research
AMRI Application Module Redundancy Interface
AMT Alternate Minimum Tax (part of '86 tax reform; incentive to lease)
AMTF Alarm Management Task Force
ANSI American National Standards Inst
AO Analog Output
AOSM Analog Output Standby Manual
APC Advanced Process Control
APECS Application Programming Environment for Control and Simulation
API Application Programming Interface
American Petroleum Institute
Automatic Program Interrupt (usually at microporcessor level)
APICS American Production Inventory Control Society
APM Advanced Process Manager
Accounts Payable Module
APP Application Processing Platform
ARC Automation Research Corporation
ARM Archive Replay Module
ARMP Augmented RUN Mode Programming (620 LCS)
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASI Actuator-Sensor Interface
ASIC Application Specific Integrated Circuit
ASID Application Specials Information Database
ASMr Abnormal Situation Management
ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASQC American Society for Quality Control
ASR Automatic Send and Receive
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
ATO Air To Open (valve)
ATP Acceptance Test Procedure
Advanced Technology Program
ATR Applied Training Resources
ATS Automatic Turbine Startup
AUI Attachment (or Attached) Unit Interface
AWG American Wire Gauge
AWS American Welding Society
AWSP Authorized Warranty Service Provider
AxM Application Module X-Windows
AXP DEC Alpha product


BAFO Best and Final Offer
BASEE-FA British Approval Service for Electrical Equipment in Flammable Atmosphere
BBS Bulletin Board System
BBU Battery Backup Unit
BC Basic Controller
Business Center
BCD Binary Coded Decimal
BCH Bose Chaudhuri Hacquenhen (data transmission error checking technique)
BCM BizCalc Manager
BCTMP Bleached Chemi-thermomechanical Pulp
BCU Basic Controller Upgrade
BDE Betriebsdaten-Erfassung
BGAK Bus Grant Acknowledge
BIMS Betriebsdaten Erfassung
BIOS Basic Input/Output System
BIS Business Information System
BLM Bureau of Land Management
BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics (price escalation factor)
BOP Balance Of Plant
BOS Basic Operating System
Basic Operator Station
BPC Blend Property Control (refinery software package)
BPO Basic Process Operation (batch)
BPS Bits Per Second
BPU Birdwell Pressurization Unit (RIE)
BRC Blend Ratio Control (refinery software package)
BSPC Batch Supervisor for Personal Computers
BTG Boiler Turbine Generator (Power Generation control panel)
BTND Better Than Normal Delivery
BTRC Business Tax Registration Certificate
BTU British Thermal Unit


C200 Controller 200
C300 Controller 300
CAA Clean Air Act
CAB Customer Algorithm Block
CAD Computer Assisted Design
CAE Computer Aided Engineering
CAGE Commercial and Government Entity (code)
CAGR Compounded Annual Growth Rate
CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing
CAN Controller Area Network
CARB California Air Regulatory Board
CASE Computer Aided Software Engineering
CAT Customer Acceptance Test
CCE Certified Cost Engineer
CCFA Common Card File Assembly
CCL Control Component Library
CCM Client Configuration Manager (CM50N)
CCP Communication and Control Processor
CCTV Closed Circuit Television
CD-ROM Compact Disk Read Only Memory
CDS Custom Data Segment
CE Consultant Engineer
Configuration Engineer
Continuation Engineering
Conformite (or Communaute) Europeene (mark indicating EC compliance)
CEE Control Execution Environment
CEK Chlorination (or Caustic) Extractive Kappa (pulp test)
CEM Continuous Emissions Monitor
CEMS Continuous Emissions Monitoring System
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CESP Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (AACE)
CFA Card File Assembly
CFE Concurrent Front End (power generation)
CFH Cubic Feet per Hour
CFM Cubic Feet per Minute
CFO Chief Financial Officer
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CFS Conceptual Functional Specification
CG Computer Gateway
Consumer Goods
C&GA Coating and Graphic Arts (division of TAPPI)
CGM Controlled Generation Mode
CGMP Current Good Manufacturing Practice
CIA Customer Integration Application
Cash In Advance
CIAC Computer Incident Advisory Capability (Department of Energy)
CIB Customer Information Book
CIBO Council of Industrial Boiler Owners
CIE Computer Integrated Enterprise
CIM Computer Integrated Manufacturing
CIO Chief Information Officer
CIP Clean-In-Place
CISC Complex Instruction Set Computer
CISRC Control Input Source
CIU Computer Interface Unit
CJR Cold Junction Reference
CK Conventional Kraft (pulp digester)
CL Control Language
CL/AM Control Language for Application Module
CLI Computer Logic Interface
C-LINK Communications Link
CLM Communications Link Module
CLM-BB Communications Link Module Bristol Bhw-ceo-td-pad hw-ceo-td-padleft hw-ceo-oddBgock
CLM-T Communications Link Module TIWAY (Texas Instruments tank gauging)
CLO Closed Loop Optimization
CL/PM Control Language for Process Manager
CM Computing Module
Control Module
CM50 Computing Module
CMM Capability Maturity Model (for software SEI)
CMOS Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
CMP Collaborative Manufacturing Process
CMR Common Mode Rejection
CMRR Common Mode Rejection Ratio
CMSC Customer Manufacturing Solutions Center
CMV Common Mode Voltage
CNC Computer Numerical Control
CNet Control Net
CNI ControlNet Interface
CNM Control Network Module (620 LCS)
CO Change Order
COC Certificate of Conformance
COGS Cost Of Goods Sold
COM Component Object Model (Microsoft)
COMMS Customer Oriented Manufacturing Management Systems (from Advanced Manufacturing Research)
COPS order entry system for Modular Systems/Products
COTS Commercial Off-The-Shelf
CPA Corporate Purchasing Agreement
CPC Critical Process Controller
CPM Current Plan of Measurement
Controller Process Module (620 LCS)
Corporate Performance Management
Critical Path Method (schedule)
CPN Customer Priority Notice
CPS Characters Per Second (printer speed)
CPSS Common Parts and Suppliers System (corporate initiative)
CPU Central Processing Unit
CQV Commissioning, Qualification, Verification
CRBS Control Room Bus System
CRC Customer Response Center
Cyclic Redundancy Checking
CRD Customer Requested Ship Date
CRDP Calculated (or Computed) Results Data Point
CRSS Control Room Systems Software
CRT Cathode Ray Tube
C/S Client/Server
CS&PB Continuing Systems and Products Business
CSA Checklist, Summary and Approvals
Canadian Standards Association
Customer Support Automation
CSB Continuing Systems Business
CSCC Control Systems Consulting and Contracting
CSF Critical Success Factor
CSL Customer Specified Layout, Product Packaging
CSM Control Systems Modernization
CSMC Customer Solutions Manufacturing Center
CSO Computer Systems Operations (DEC VAX)
CSPB Continuing Systems and Products Business
CSR Customer Service Representative (dispatcher)
CS/R Clock Source/Repeater
CT Combustion Turbine
CTMP Chemi-thermomechanical Pulp
CTP Certification Test Plan
CU Control Unit
CVAS Computer Verification Automated System (system testing)
CVT Constant Voltage Transformer


D&A Delivery and Acceptance
D/A Digital to Analog
DAHS Data Acquisition and Handling System
DAP Data Access Protocol (similar to DECnet)
DAS Data Acquisition System
DASD Direct Access Storage Device
D&B Dun and Bradstreet (company credit ratings)
DBD Design Basis Definition
DC Digital Composite
Direct Current
DE Digitally Enhanced
DCE Data Circuit Terminating Equipment
DCF Discounted Cash Flow
DCI Drawing Control Index
DCIS Distributed Control and Information System
DCOM Distributed Component Object Model (Microsoft)
DCP Device Control Point
Digital Control Programmer
DCS Distributed Control System
DDC Direct Digital Control (computer output)
DDE Dynamic Data Exchange (Microsoft interface)
DDT Data Definition Table
DE Digitally Enhanced
DEB Data Entity Builder
DEC Digital Equipment Corporation
DEP Data Entry Panel
DFD Data Flow Diagram
DFS Detailed Functional Specification
DH Data Hiway
DHB Data Hiway Bridge
DHI Data Hiway Interface
DHP Data Hiway Port
DHTP rice Domestic Hardware Transfer P
DI Digital Input
Digital Integration
DIMM Dual In-line Memory Module
DIN Dual In-line connector type
Duetsche Institute fur Normung (standards organization)
DIP Dual In-line Package
DL Data Link
DLL Dynamic Link Library
DSA Distributed System Architecture
DVM Digital Video Manager