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... Current Hazardous Materials Transportation Research and Future Needs April 17, 2012 118 Acronyms and Abbreviations AAR – Association of American Railroads ABS – American Bureau of Shipping ACC – American Chemistry Council AEI – automatic equipment identification AFFTAC – Analysis of Fire Effects on Tank Cars AHRM – all-hazards risk management ASME – American Society of Mechanical Engineers ARA – Applied Research Associates, Inc. ATA – Air Transportation Association ATA – American Trucking Association ATCCRP – Advanced Tank Car Collaborative Research Program ATRI – American Transportation Research Institute BAA – broad agency announcement BLEVE – boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion BMT – BMT Fleet Technology, Ltd.
From page 124...
... Current Hazardous Materials Transportation Research and Future Needs April 17, 2012 119 ERW – electric resistance weld ESI – Engineering Systems, Inc. FAA – Federal Aviation Administration FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency FGE – fuel grade ethanol FMCSA – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration FRA – Federal Railroad Administration GIS – geographic information system GMAW – gas metal arc welding GPS – Global Positioning System GTI – Gas Technology Institute HAS – HAS Engineers and Scientists HE – hydrogen embrittlement HM-ACCESS – Hazardous Materials - Automated Cargo Communications for Efficient and Safe Shipments Initiative HMCFS – Hazardous Materials Commodity Flow Study HMCRP – Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program HPAC – Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability IAFC – International Association of Fire Chiefs IAPC – International Chiefs of Police IGSCC – intergranular stress corrosion cracking IME – Institute of Makers of Explosives IMESAFR – Institute of Makers of Explosives Safety Analysis for Risk IRVMC – US Coast Guard Inland River Vessel Movement Center ISHA – Increasing Safety of Hazardous Chemicals IST – inherently safer technology ITS JPO – Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office IVODGA – International Vessel Operations Dangerous Goods Association JHU APL – Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory KTC – Kentucky Transportation Center LEPC – local emergency planning committee LNAPL – light non-aqueous phase liquid LPG – liquid petroleum gas LRFD – load and resistance factor design MARAD – Maritime Administration MWM – meandering winding magnetometer NAERG – North American Emergency Response Guidebook NAPL – non-aqueous phase liquid NAR – non-accident release NCFRP – National Cooperative Freight Research Program NCSL – National Council of State Legislatures NDE – nondestructive examination NHTSA – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NITL – The National Industrial Transportation League NPSORC – National Pipeline Safety and Operations Research Center NRC – Nuclear Regulatory Commission NTSB – National Transportation Safety Board
From page 125...
... Current Hazardous Materials Transportation Research and Future Needs April 17, 2012 120 NTTC – National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc. OHMS – PHMSA Office of Hazardous Materials Safety OPS – PHMSA Office of Pipeline Safety ORNL CTA – Oak Ridge National Laboratory Center for Transportation Analysis OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration PCC – Post Construction Committee PHMSA – Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration PIGPEN – Proactive Infrasonic Pipeline Evaluation Network POC – point of contact QMS – quality management systems RDT – Office of Research, Development, and Technology RFA – Renewable Fuels Association RFID – radio frequency identification RITA – Research and Innovative Technology Administration RNG – renewable natural gas RRF – Railroad Research Foundation RSI – Railway Supply Institute S&T – Science and Technology Directorate SAIC – Science Applications International Corporation SARMA – Security Analysis and Risk Management Association SBD – strain-based design SBIR – Small Business Innovation Research Program SCC – stress corrosion cracking SDDC – Surface Deployment and Distribution Command SNF – spent nuclear fuel SSWG – Stub Sill Working Group TCOE-TF – Tank Car Operating Environment Task Force TDG – Transport Canada Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate TRANSCAER – Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response TRB – Transportation Research Board of the National Academies TSA – Transportation Security Administration TTCI – Transportation Technology Center, Inc.

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