EMD engine manufacturer diagnostic
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPAct 2005 Energy Policy Act of 2005
EPS Electrified Parking Spaces
ESC electronic stability control
EU European Union
   
FACE Fuels for Advanced Combustion Engines
FAME fatty acid methyl esters
FCFP FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership
FCVT FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies (Office of)
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
FMVSS Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards
FOA Funding Opportunity Announcement
FOH fuel-operated heater
FOT field operational test
F-T Fischer-Tropsch
FTP Federal Test Procedure
FY fiscal year
   
GAC granular activated carbon
gal gallon
g/bhp-h grams per brake horsepower-hour
GCW gross combined weight
GES General Estimates System
GFIC ground-fault interrupter circuit
GHG greenhouse gas
g/mi grams per mile
gpm gallons per mile
GPS global positioning system
GREET Greenhouse Gas Regulated Emissions, and Transportation
GTL gas-to-liquid
GVW gross vehicle weight
GVWR Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
   
HC hydrocarbon
HCCI homogeneous-charge compression ignition
HD heavy-duty
HECC High Efficiency Clean Combustion
HEI Health Effects Institute
HEMTT Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck
HEV hybrid electric vehicle
HFC halogenated fluororcarbon
HFRR high frequency reciprocating rig
HHDDE heavy heavy-duty diesel engine
HHDDT Heavy Heavy-Duty Dieset Truck
HHV hybrid heavy-duty electric vehicle
HLA hydraulic lift assist
HMMWV High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle
HP high pressure
hp horsepower
HPV high productivity vehicle (aka LCV)
HTHS high temperature high shear
HTML High Temperature Materials Laboratory
HVAC heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
HVD high-volatility diesel
HWFET highway fuel economy test
   
IC internal combustion
ICE internal combustion engine
IGBT insulated gate bipolar transistor
IRS Internal Revenue Service
ISG integrated starter-generator
ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act
ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems
IVBSS Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety Systems
   
JCAP Japanese Clean Air Program
JCS Johnson Controls-SAFT
JP-8 Jet Propellant 8
   
KOH potassium hydroxide
kWh kilowatt-hour
   
L liter
LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory
lb pound
LCFS Low Carbon Fuel Standard
LCV Long Combination Vehicle (aka HPV)
LD light-duty
LDT light-duty truck
LDT1 light-duty truck 1
LDV light-duty vehicle
LDW lane departure warning
LEV Low Emission Vehicle
LHDDE light heavy-duty diesel engine
LI lithion-ion
LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
LNT lean NOx trap
LP low pressure
LSD low sulfur diesel
LS/SF long sleeper tractor and straight frame
LTC low-temperature combustion
LVW loaded vehicle weight
   
µm micrometer
MBRC Miles Between Road Call
MD/HD medium-duty/heavy-duty
MDPV medium-duty passenger vehicle
MDV medium-duty vehicle
MET More Electric Truck
MFC Model Fund Consortium
MHDDE medium heavy-duty diesel engine
MHDV medium- and heav-duty vehicle
mi mile


The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement