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| Last Updated:: 19/09/2017

Abbreviations

The Following is the list of Abbreviations
S. No.
ABBREVIATIONS
MEANING
1.
AC
Activated carbon process
2.
AD
Air dried
3.
AS
Ammonia scrubbing
4.
BBF
Biased-burner-firing
5.
BE
Bitumen emulsion
6.
BFBC
Bubbling fluidized bed combustion
7.
BOOS
Burner-out-of-service
8.
CCGT
Combined cycle gas turbine
9.
CFBC
Circulating fluidized bed combustion
10.
CFC
Chlorofluorocarbon
11.
CNG
Compressed natural gas
12.
CO
Carbon monoxide
13.
CO2
Carbon dioxide
14.
DBB
Dry bottom boiler
15.
EBDS
Electron beam dry scrubbing
16.
EGR
Exhaust gas recirculation
17.
FBC
Fluidized bed combustion
18.
FGD
Flue gas desulphurization
19.
FGR
Flue gas recirculation
20.
HDV
Heavy-duty vehicle
21.
IC
Engine Internal combustion engine
22.
IFNR
In-furnace-NOx-reduction reburning
23.
IGCC
Integrated gasification combined cycle
24.
LEA
Low excess air combustion
25.
LNB
Low NOx burner
26.
LPG
Liquefied petroleum gas
27.
LWS
Lime/limestone wet scrubbing
28.
MIR
Maximum incremental reactivity
29.
NH3
Ammonia
30.
NO
Nitrogen oxide
31.
NO2
Nitrogen dioxide
32.
NOx
Nitrogen oxides
33.
N2O
Dinitrogen monoxide
34.
O3
Ozone
35.
OBD
On-board diagnostic system
36.
OFA
Over fire air combustion
37.
PF
Pulverized fuel
38.
PFBC
Pressurized fluidized bed combustion
39.
POCP
Photochemical ozone creation potential
40.
PPB
Parts per billion
41.
PPMV
Parts per million by volume
42.
RAP
Reduced air preheat
43.
RVP
Reid vapour pressure
44.
SCR
Selective catalytic reduction
45.
SDA
Spray dry absorption
46.
SNCR
Selective non-catalytic reduction
47.
SO2
Sulphur dioxide
48.
SO3
Sulphur trioxide
49.
SOx
Sulphur oxides
50.
SOMA
Sulphur oxides management area
51.
STP
Standard temperature (0 C) and pressure (1.013 x 105 Pa)
52.
TOMA
Tropospheric ozone management area
53.
UV
Ultraviolet
54.
VOC
Volatile organic compound
55.
WBB
Wet bottom boiler
56.
WL
Wellman Lord process
57.
WSA
Wet sulphuric acid catalytic process