Appendix B
Frequently Used Abbreviations


CAI

Composite Affordability Initiative

CFRP

carbon-fiber-reinforced polymers

CMC

ceramic matrix composite


DOD

Department of Defense


EMI

electromagnetic interference


FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FEA

finite element analysis

FRP

fiber-reinforced polymers


GFRP

glass-fiber-reinforced polymers


HSR

high-speed research


ITAR

International Trade and Arms Regulations


MIL-HDBK

the former military handbook


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration


PMC

polymer matrix composite


RF

radio frequency



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Going to Extremes: Meeting the Emerging Demand for Durable Polymer Matrix Composites Appendix B Frequently Used Abbreviations CAI Composite Affordability Initiative CFRP carbon-fiber-reinforced polymers CMC ceramic matrix composite DOD Department of Defense EMI electromagnetic interference FAA Federal Aviation Administration FEA finite element analysis FRP fiber-reinforced polymers GFRP glass-fiber-reinforced polymers HSR high-speed research ITAR International Trade and Arms Regulations MIL-HDBK the former military handbook NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration PMC polymer matrix composite RF radio frequency