Abbreviations of Water Analysis Terms

a
AOBr
AOCl
AOI
AOX
b
B0
B5
BOD
BOD5
BODS
BODSEED
c
CBOD
COD
CL
CMWD
D0
D5
DBP
DO
DOC
DOX
ECD
ECNI
EOX
EPA
f
f ’
FAAS
FIA
FI–CL
GC
HAA
HAA5
HAA9
HBOD
HTC
HX
IC
ICP–AES
LOD
MS
MW
NDIR
NOM
NDOC
NPOC
NPOX
NVOC
OMWD
P
POC
POX
R
RSD
TAME
TC
THM
ThOD
TIC
TOC
TOBr
TOCl
TOI
TOX
US
USD
UV
VOC
Vsample
Volume of titrating solution employed with the blank
Adsorbable organic bromine
Adsorbable organic chlorine
Adsorbable organic iodine
Adsorbable organic halide
Volume of titrating solution employed with the sample
Dissolved oxygen in the dilution water before incubation
Dissolved oxygen in the dilution water after 5 days of incubation at 20 Deg C
Biochemical oxygen demand
Biochemical oxygen demand after an incubation period of 5 days
BOD supplied by sensors
Formulated uniform dehydrated microbial consortium for BOD estimation
Normality of the titrating solution
Carbonaceous BOD
Chemical oxygen demand
Chemiluminescence
Closed microwave-assisted digestion
Dissolved oxygen in the diluted sample after preparation
Dissolved oxygen in the diluted sample after 5 days of incubation at 20 Deg C
Disinfection by-products
Dissolved oxygen
Dissolved organic carbon
Dissolved organic halide
Electron capture detection
Electron capture negative ionization
Extractable organic halide
Environmental Protection Agency
ratio of the % seed in the diluted water to the % seed in the dilution watertitrating solution correction factor
Flame atomic absorption spectrometry
Flow injection analysis
Flow-injection chemiluminescence
Gas chromatography
Haloacetic acids
Five species of HAAs currently regulated
Nine species of HAAs
Headspace biochemical oxygen demand
High-temperature combustion
Hydrogen halide
Inorganic carbon
Inductively coupled plasma–atomic emission spectrometry
Iimit of detection
Mass spectrometry
Microwave radiation
Nondispersive infrared spectrometry
Natural organic matter
Nondissolved organic carbon
Nonpurgeable organic carbon
Nonpurgeable organic halide
Nonvolatile organic carbon
Open microwave-assisted digestion
Decimal volumetric fraction of sample used
Purgeable organic carbon
Purgeable organic halide
Regression coefficient
Relative standard deviation
Tert-amyl methyl ether
Total carbon
Trihalomethanes
Theoretical chemical oxygen demand
Total inorganic carbon
Total organic carbon
Total organic bromine
Total organic chlorine
Total organic iodine
Total organic halide
Ultrasound radiation
Ultrasound-assisted digestion
Ultraviolet
Volatile organic carbon
Volume of the water sample analyzed
 

Author: T.P.Sivanandan

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