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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. An Assessment of Selected Programs at the National Institute of Standards and Technology Engineering Laboratory: Fiscal Year 2020. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26051.
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Acronyms

3DCP three-dimensional printing of concrete
AFDD Automated fault detection and diagnostics
AFM atomic force microscopy
AISC American Institute of Steel Construction
AM additive manufacturing
ARC alternatives for resilient communities
ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers
ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers
ASMI Athena Sustainable Materials Institute
ASR alkali-silica reaction
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
ATLSS Advanced Technology for Large Structural Systems
AWC American Wood Council
BACnet Building Automation and Control Networks
BEES Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability
BIRDS NEST Building Industry Reporting and Design for Sustainability Neutral Environmental Software Tool
BOB burn observation bubble
BRI Building Research Institute of Japan
CAL FIRE California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
CASA chemical assessment of surface and air
CFD computational fluid dynamics
CoE Center of Excellence
CONTAM Contaminant transport analysis software
CPSC Consumer Product Safety Commission
CREME concrete rheology enabling metrology
CRP Community Resilience Program
CWE computational wind engineering
DAD data-assisted design
DoD Department of Defense
DOE Department of Energy
EDGe$ Economic Decision Guide software
EIB embedded intelligence in buildings
EL Engineering Laboratory
EPA Environmental Protection Administration
ERI engineered materials for resilient infrastructure
Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. An Assessment of Selected Programs at the National Institute of Standards and Technology Engineering Laboratory: Fiscal Year 2020. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26051.
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ETABS A structural analysis software platform
FaTIMA fate and transport of indoor microbiological aerosols
FDS Fire Dynamics Simulator
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Administration
FRD Fire Research Division
GEER Geotechnical Extreme events reconnaissance
GWP Global warming potential
HFC hydrofluorocarbon
HP heat pump
HVAC heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
IAQ indoor air quality
IBAL Intelligent Building Agents Laboratory
IBHS Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety
ICC International Code Council
IDIQ indefinite delivery indefinite quantity
IN-CORE interdependent networked community resilience modeling environment
IoT Internet of Things
KED light-emitting diode
MB-HP mini-breadboard heat pump
MSSD Materials and Structural Systems Division
NCSTAR National Construction Safety Team Report
NEES Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation
NEHRI Natural Hazard Engineering Resilience Institute
NEHRP National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program
NFPA National Fire Protection Association
NFRL National Fire Research Laboratory
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NREL National Renewable Energy Laboratory
NSF National Science Foundation
NZE net-zero energy
NZERTF Net-Zero Energy Residential Test Facility
OA other agency
OSTP Office of Scientific and Technology Policy
PBD performance-based design
PCI Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
PE polyethylene
PERFORM Performance-based engineering research for multi-hazards
PETG polyethylene terephthalate glycol
RUF residential upholstered furniture
Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. An Assessment of Selected Programs at the National Institute of Standards and Technology Engineering Laboratory: Fiscal Year 2020. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26051.
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SPHERE Simulated photodegradation via high energy radiant exposure
SPUMH Structural performance under multi-hazards
SRM standard reference material
SSRC Structural Stability Research Council
TMAP Technology Maturation Accelerator Program
TRNSYS Transient system simulation
USFDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration
USGS U.S. Geological Survey
V2G vehicle-to-grid
WUI wildland urban interface
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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. An Assessment of Selected Programs at the National Institute of Standards and Technology Engineering Laboratory: Fiscal Year 2020. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26051.
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