ECA

environmental control systems

ECU

electronic control unit

EMC

electromagnetic compatibility

EMI

electromagnetic interference

EMP

electromagnetic pulse

EPA

environmental protection agency

EPS

environmental priorities system

ERP

enterprise resources planning

E/CAD

electrical / electric computer-aided design


FEA

finite element analysis

FEM

finite element method; finite element modeling


GOALI

Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry

GUI

graphical user interface

GNC

Guidance, Navigation, and Control


HITL

hardware-in-the-loop


IE

industrial ecology

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

INCOSE

International Council on Systems Engineering

IO

input-output

IPT

integrated product teams

IR&D

internal research and development

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

IT

information technology


JSF

Joint Strike Fighter


LCA

life-cycle assessment

LCI

life-cycle inventory

LFT&E

live-fire test and evaluation

LRIP

low-rate initial production


MDO

multidisciplinary optimization

MES

manufacturing execution system

MITL

man-in-the-loop

M&S

modeling and simulation

MFA

mass flow analysis

M/CAD

mechanical computer-aided design


NAE

National Academy of Engineering

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NAVSEA

Naval Air–Sea Systems Command

NDE

nondestructive evaluation

NRC

National Research Council


OEM

original equipment manufacturer

OR

operations research

OSD

Office of the Secretary of Defense



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