List of Acronyms and Abbreviations

AISC: American Institute of Steel Construction
ANSI: American National Standards Institute
API: American Petroleum Institute
AS: Australian Standard
ASCE: American Society of Civil Engineering
ASME: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASTM: American Society for Testing and Materials
AWS: American Welding Society
BS: British Standard
CS: Carbon Steel
DAF: Dynamic Amplification Factor
EDS: Equipment Data Sheet

EJMA: Expansion Joint Manufacturers Association
EN: European Norm
EPC: Engineering, Procurement, Construction
HAZ: Heat Affected Zone
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
LTCS: Low Temperature Carbon Steel
LTSS: Low Temperature Stainless Steel
MDMT: Material Design Minimum Temperature
NDT: Non-Destructive Testing
NPS: Nominal Pipe Size
NZS: New Zealand Standard
PQR: Procedure Qualification Record

PT: Liquid Penetrant Testing
PWHT: Post Weld Heat Treatment
SS: Stainless Steel
SSP: Shell-side Pressure
S&T: H/E Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger
TEMA: Tubular Exchanger Manufacturers Association
TSP: Tube-side Pressure
UNS: Unified Numbering System
WPS: Welding Procedure Specification
WRC: Welding Research Council