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Munitions Manufacturing: A Call for Modernization (2002)

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Suggested Citation:"Appendix F: Acronyms." National Research Council. 2002. Munitions Manufacturing: A Call for Modernization. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10351.
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Acronyms


ADAPT

Advanced Design and Production Technologies (DoE)

API

application program interface

APT

automatically programmed tool (programming language)

ARDEC

Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Center


CAD

computer-aided design

CAE

computer-aided engineering

CAM

computer-aided manufacturing

CMM

coordinate measuring machine

CNC

computer numerical control

COCO

contractor owned/contractor operated

CORBA

Common Object Request Broker Architecture

COTS

commercial-off-the-shelf

CRADA

cooperative research and development agreement


DCOM

Distributed Component Object Model

DFM/A

design for manufacturing and assembly

DoD

Department of Defense

DoE

Department of Energy

DoL

Department of Labor

DOS

disk operating system


ECAD

electrical computer aided design

EDI

electronic data interchange

EI

enterprise integration

EMC

Enhanced Machine Controller (NIST)

EPSS

Electronic Performance Support System

ERP

enterprise resource planning


GMPT

General Motors Powertrain

GMPTUG

General Motors Powertrain User Group

GOCO

Government owned/contractor operated

GOGO

Government owned/government operated

GPS

global positioning system

Suggested Citation:"Appendix F: Acronyms." National Research Council. 2002. Munitions Manufacturing: A Call for Modernization. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10351.
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HFMI

Highly Filled Materials Institute

HMI

human-machine interface


ICON

Industrial Controls Corporation, Inc.

IMW

intelligent machining workstation

IT

information technology

IWAG

integrated welding and grinding


LAN

local area network

LANL

Los Alamos National Laboratory

LCMS

Louisiana Center for Manufacturing Sciences

LLNL

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


ManTech

Manufacturing Technology Program

MCAD

mechanical computer-aided design

MIB

munitions industrial base

MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MOSAIC

Machine-Tool Open System Advanced Intelligent Controller

MRP or MRP I

materials requirements planning

MRP II

manufacturing resource planning

M&S

modeling and simulation

MTB

machine tool builder


NC

numerical control

NDU

National Defense University

NGC

next generation workstation/machine controller

NGM

Next Generation Manufacturing (Program)

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NRC

National Research Council

NT

Microsoft Windows NT operating system


OAC

open architecture controllers

OEM

original equipment manufacturer

OLE

object linking and embedding

OMAC

Open Modular Architecture Controller

OMACUG

OMAC Users Group

O*NET

Occupational Information Network


PC

personal computer

PDES

Product Data Exchange using STEP

PDM

product data management

PGM

precision-guided munitions

PLC

programmable logic control

PNNL

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

PRE

product realization environment

Suggested Citation:"Appendix F: Acronyms." National Research Council. 2002. Munitions Manufacturing: A Call for Modernization. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10351.
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RFQ

request for quote

ROI

return-on-investment


SDRC

System Dynamics Research Corporation

STEP

Standard for the Exchange of Product Model Data

STEP-NC

numerical control using STEP


TACOM

(U.S. Army) Tank-automotive and Armaments Command

TEAM

Technologies Enabling Agile Manufacturing

TIME

Totally Integrated Munitions Enterprise

TNT

trinitrotoluene

TSE

twin-screw extruder


WAN

wide-area network

WIM

Web Integration Manager

WWII

World War II


XML

extensible markup language

Suggested Citation:"Appendix F: Acronyms." National Research Council. 2002. Munitions Manufacturing: A Call for Modernization. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10351.
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