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ABBREVIATIONS AND SYMBOLS

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The following are typical abbreviations and symbols frequently used in the Contract
Documents.
A
AC
ACU
AFF
ARB
AWG

Amperes
Alternating Current
Air Conditioning Unit
above finished floor
aluminum rectangular box
American Wire Gauge

BACS

Building Automation and Control System

oc

clw
cuft
cuyd

degrees Celsius
cubic centimetre
cubic feet per minute
cubic feet per second
cast iron
centimetre
Carbon Monoxide
complete with
cubic feet
cubic yards

dB
db
DC
deg.
dft
dia
dwg
DOC

decibels
dry bulb
Direct Current
degree
dry film thickness
diameter
drawing
Direct Digital Controller

EMT

Electrical Metallic Tubing

Of
fig
FMS
fpm
FRE
ft
F/A

degrees Fahrenheit
figure
Facility Management System
feet per minute
fibreglass reinforced epoxy
feet
fresh air

g
ga
gal.
GS
g/m2

gram
gauge
Gallon
galvanized steel
grams per square metre

cc
cfm
cfs
Cl
em

co

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h
ha
hp
HPS
hvac
Hz

hour
hectare
horsepower
High Pressure Sodium
heating, ventilating and air conditioning
hertz

i.d.
lgph
lgpd
in

inside diameter
gallons per hour (Imperial)
gallons per day (Imperial)
inch

Joule

kg
kg/K
kg/m2
km
kPa
Ksi
kW
kWh

Kilogram
Kilogram per degree Kelvin
Kilogram per square metre
Kilometre
Kilo pascal
Kips per square inch
Kilowatt
Kilowatt hour

L
lb
lb/ft2
Us
Lin ft
linm
L.S.
lx

Litre
pound
pounds per square foot
litres per square metre
litres per second
linear foot
linear metre
lump sum
lux

m
m2
m3
rnA
MAU
max
MBF
MCC
MH
min
ml
m/L
mm
MPa
m/s

metre
square metre
cubic metre
milliampere
Make-up Air Unit
maximum
Thousand Board Feet
Motor Control Centre
Maintenance Hole
minimum
millilitre
metres per litre
millimetre
Mega Pascal
metre per second

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N
Nm
NO
NPS

Ne~on

Ne~on

metre
Nitric Oxide
Nominal Pipe Standard

0/A
Outside air
OBC
Ontario Building Code
on centre
o.c.
o.d.
outside diameter
o/h
overhead
o.s. and y outside screw and yoke
OWSJ
Open Web Steel Joist
ounce
oz.
Pa
P.C.
ph
pH
PLC
ppm
psig
pvc

Pascal
Personal Computer
phase
Hydrogen lon Concentration
Programmable Logic Controller
parts per million
pound per square inch gauge
polyvinyl chloride

rev
rpm
RTU

revision or reverse
revolution per minute
Remote Terminal Unit

S/A

scfm
SP
spec.
sq ft
sqm
ss

Supply air
Structural precast concrete products
standard cubic feet per minute
Specialty precast concrete products
specification
square foot
square metre
stainless steel

tonne

UH
USgpm

Unit Heater
gallons per minute (United States measure)

volt
volatile organic compound
vertical foot

sc

voc
vtft

w
wb

we
we

watt
wet bulb
Water Closet
water column

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Yd
YUDC

Yard
York University Development Corporation

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