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Abbreviations and Acronyms

“2oo2”

Two out of Two

“2oo3”

Two out of Three

A
ACC
AC\DC

Ampere
Apparto Centrale Computerizzato – Computer Based Interlocking
Alternating Current\Direct Current

AM

Agente Manutenzione – Maintenance Operator

APC

Signaller’s desk power supply module

ART

Alarm Recording Telecontrol

CC
CCDB/CPDB

Communication Computer
Track circuits adaption module

CdA

Controllore di Area - Area Controller Racks

CdB

Track Circuit

CdE

Controllori di Ente – Field Controller Units Racks

CDEP

Enhanced Point Switch Adaption Unit

CDEV

Point Switch Adaption Unit

CENELEC
CLAM

Comité Européen de Normalisation Electrotechnique - European
Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization
Signal Adaption Unit

CNT

Cable insulation controller

CPU

Central Processing Unit

CRX

Track circuit receiver field controller unit

CTC

Centralized Traffic Control

CTX

Track circuit transmitter field controller unit

DC\DC

Direct Current\ Direct Current

D&M

Diagnostic and Maintenance

DEP

Enhanced Point Switch Field Controller

DEV

Point Switch Field Controller

DM

Dirigente Movimento - Movement Operator

EN/CEI
ERTMS/ETCS
F1, F2, F3

European Norm / Italian Electrical Standards Commitee
European Rail Traffic Management System/ European Train Control
System
Frequencies

FOA

Multimodal Fiber Optic Adapter

FOM

Single Mode Fiber Optic Adapter

FSK

Frequency Shift Keying

GA

Area Administrators

ACC basics on-line

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GP GSM-R Generic Product Global System for Mobile Railway HS High Speed HW Hardware Hz Hertz kA kiloAmpere (103 A) kbps Kilo Bit Per Second Km kVdc Kilometer kilo Volts of direct current KW Kilowatt I/O Input/output IXL Interlocking LAN Local Area Network LE Exclusion Logic LRU Line Replaceable Unit mA Milliampere (10-3 A) Mbit Megabit per second MdC Moduli di Condizionamento – Adaption Units Racks NS Safety Nucleus NVC Centralized Vital Nucleus NVP Peripheral Vital Nucleus OHS Occupational Health and Safety PO POT Origin Point Signal Field Controller PC Central Post PF Final Point PROM Programmable Read-Only Memory PP Peripheral Post QL Illuminated Diagram QMR Quadruple Modular Redundancy RAM Random-Access Memory RAMS Reliability Availability Maintainability Safety RCE Chronological Event Logging RRI Route Relay Interlocking RBC Radio Block Center RS485 SCC ACC basics on-line Recommended Standard 485 Sistema di Comando e Controllo .Centralized Circulation Control and Supervision System 2 .

Integrated System Design ACC SW Software TAS Functional Keyboard control module TEL Telecontrol THR Tolerable Hazard Rate TMR Triple Modular Redundancy TO Terminale Operatore – Operator Terminal TX Targeted Emergency Commands TXDev V Targeted Emergency Commands on Switch Volt Vac Volts of alternating current VdC Volts of direct Current VIO Vital Input/Output VME VERSABUS Module Eurocard WD Watchdog ACC basics on-line 3 .SED Data Processing System UNI Ente Nazionale Italiano di Unificazione .Italian Standards Organization SA Specific Application SDA3 Power supply board SIL SIPA Safety Integrity Level Sistema Integrato di Progettazione ACC .