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Engineering Security | Protective Design for High Risk Buildings

LIST OF ACRONYMS

CBR: Chemical, biological, and radiological
CBRNE: Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive
CCTV: Closed-circuit television
CIF: Common Intermediate Format
DCP: New York City Department of City Planning
DOT: New York City Department of Transportation
DBT: Design basis threat
FDNY: New York City Fire Department
FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency
GSA: General Services Administration
HEPA: High-efficiency particulate air
HVAC: Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
IBC: International Building Code
IED: Improvised explosive device
IFC: International Fire Code
LIRR: Long Island Railroad
LMSI: Lower Manhattan Security Initiative
LPR: License plate reader
MERV: Minimum efficiency reporting value
MPIED: Man-portable improvised explosive device
MTA: Metropolitan Transportation Authority
NIST: National Institute of Standards and Technology
NYPD: New York City Police Department
PATH: Port Authority Trans-Hudson
UV: Ultraviolet
VBIED: Vehicle-borne improvised explosive device
WTC: World Trade Center
WTC1: World Trade Center Building One
WTC2: World Trade Center Building Two
WTC7: World Trade Center Building Seven

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