Abbreviations in Electrical & Electronics Engineering

A (Ampere, Amp)
A/D (Analog to Digital)
AC (Alternating current)
AC/DC (Alternating current or direct current)
ADC (Analog to digital converter)
AES Advanced Encryption Standard
AFC (Automatic flow controller)
AFC (Automatic frequency control)
AFT (Automatic fine tunung)
AGC (Automatic gain control)
AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode)
ANSI (the U.S. American National Standards Institute)
AP (Access Point)
API (Application Programming Interface)
ARM (Advanced Reduced instruction set computing Machine)
ASP (Application Service Provider)
AT ( AT Attachment)
ATAPI (AT Attachment Packet Interface)
AV (Audio/video)
BGA Ball Grid Array
BGA (Ball Grid Array)
BGA (Ball Grid Array)
BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy)
BOM (Bill Of Materials)
CA (Conditional Access)
CAD (Computer-Aided Design)
CAM (Conditional Access Module)
CAPAD (Capacitors Non Polarized Axial Diameter Horizontal Mounting)
CAPADV (Capacitors Non Polarized Axial Diameter Vertical Mounting)
CAPAE (Capacitor Aluminum Electrolytic)
CAPAR (Capacitors Non Polarized Axial Rectangular)
CAPARV (Capacitors Non Polarized Axial Rect. Vertical Mounting)
CAPC (Capacitor Chip Non-polarized)
CAPCAF (Capacitor Chip Array Flat)
CAPCAV (Capacitor Chip Array Concave)
CAPCP (Capacitor Chip Polarized)
CAPCWR (Capacitor Chip Wire Rectangle)
CAPM (Capacitor Molded Non-polarized)
CAPMP (Capacitor Molded Polarized)
CAPPA (Capacitors Polarized Axial Diameter Horizontal Mounting)
CAPPRD Capacitors Polarized Radial Diameter
CAPRB Capacitors Non Polarized Radial Disk Button Vertical
CAPRD (Capacitors Non Polarized Radial Diameter)
CAPRR Capacitors Non Polarized Radial Rectangular Vertical
CAS (Conditional Access System)
CBC (Cipher Block Chaining mode)
CC (Cable Card)
CCIPCA (Candid CovarianceFree Incremental Principal Component Analysis )
CFP (Ceramic Flat Package)
CI (Common Interface protocol)
CIS (Component Information System)
CM (Multimedia Codec Manager)
CQFP (Ceramic Quad Flat Packages)
CSA (Common Scrambling Algorithm)
CVBS (Color Video Blanking and Sync)
D/A (Digital to Analog)
DDR (Double Data RAM)
DDR (Double Data Rate)
DES (Data Encryption Standard)
DFHP (Device-Free Human Presence)
DFN (Dual Flat No-lead)
DIOAD (Diodes Axial Diameter Horizontal)
DIOADV (Diodes Axial Diameter Vertical)
DIOC (Diode Chip)
DIOM (Diode Molded)
DIOMELF (Diode metal electrode leadless face melf)
DIOSC (Diode Side Concave)
DIP (Dual-in-Line Package)
DIPS (Dual-In-Line Sockets)
DMA (Direct Memory Access)
DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory)
DRM (Digital Rights Management)
DSL (Digital Subscriber Line)
DSP (Digital signal processor)
DTCP-IP (Digital Transmission Content Protection over Internet Protocol)
DTV (Digital TeleVision)
DTV (Digital TV)
DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting)
DVB-C (Digital Video Broadcasting – Cable)
DVB-S (Digital Video Broadcasting – Satellite)
DVB-S2 (Digital Video Broadcasting – Satellite Second Generation)
DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting – Terrestrial)
DVB-T2 (Digital Video Broadcasting – Second Generation Terrestrial)
E2LP (Embedded Engineering Learning Platform)
ECAD (Electronic Computer-Aided Design)
ECB (Electronic Codebook mode)
ECM (Entitlement Control Management)
EDA (Electronic Design Automation)
Electrolytic Ni /Au (Electrolytic Nickel / Gold)
EMI (Electromagnetic interference)
EMM (Entitlement Management Message)
eMMC (Embedded Multimedia Card)
ENIG (Electroless Nickel-Immersion Gold)
ENIP (Electroless Nickel-Immersion Palladium)
ETH (Ethernet)
ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute)
FIFO (First In First Out)
FMC (FPGA Mezzanine Card)
FPGA (Field-Programmable Gate Array)
FUSM (Fuse Molded)
GPIO (General Purpose Input Output)
GUI (Graphic User Interface)
HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer)
HASL (Hot Air Solder Level)
HD (High Definition)
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface)
HDR (Header)
HDRRA (Header Right Angle)
HDRV (Header Vertical)
HDTV (High Definition TV)
HPC (High Pin Count)
I2C (Inter-Integrated Circuit)
I2S (Inter-IC Sound)
IC (Integrated Cicuit)
IDE (Integrated Drive Electronics)
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
Imm Ag (Immersion Silver)
Imm Sn (Immersion Tin)
INDAD (Inductor Axial Diameter Horizontal Mounting)
INDADV (Inductor Axial Diameter Vertical Mounting)
INDC (Inductor Chip)
INDCAF (Inductor Chip Array Flat)
INDCAV (Inductor Chip Array Concave)
INDM (Inductor Molded)
INDP (Inductor Precision Wire Wound)
INDRD (Inductors Radial Diameter)
IoE (Internet of Everything)
IoT (Internet of Things)
IP (Intellectual Property)
IP (Internet Protocol)
IPC (Interconnecting and packaging electronic Circuit)
IR (Infra Red)
ISP (Internet service provider)
JTAG (Joint Test Action Group)
JUMP (Jumper)
LCC (Quad Leadless Ceramic Chip Carrier)
LCCS (Quad Leadless Ceramic Chip Carrier)
LCD (Liquid-crystal display)
LCM (Lighting Connectivity Module)
LED (Light-emiting diode)
LEDM (LED Molded)
LEDSC (LED Side Concave)
LGA (Land Grid Array)
LPC (Low Pin Count)
LPCM (Linear pulse-code modulation)
LPRF (Low Power RF)
LTE (Long-Term Evolution)
M2M (Machine to Machine)
MCAD (Mechanical Computer-Aided Design)
MDIO (Management Data Input Output)
MIB (Management Information Base)
MICTOS (MICronas TV Operating System)
MII (Media Indenpendet Interface)
MMC (MultiMediaCard)
MMP (MultiMedia Player)
MMU (Memory Management Unit)
MPEG (Motion Picture Experts Group)
MSD (Mass Storage Device)
Nagra PRM (Nagra Media Persistent Rights Management)
NIM (Network Interface Module)
NPTH (Non Plated Through Hole)
NTSC (National Television System Committee)
OD (Outside Diameter)
OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer)
OMAC (One-key Message Authentication Code)
OS (Operating System)
OSC (Oscillator)
OSCCC (Oscillator Corner Concave)
OSCJ (Oscillator J-Lead)
OSCL (Oscillator L-Bend Lead)
OSCSC (Oscillator Side Concave)
OSP (Organic Solderability Preservative)
OTG (On-The-Go)
PADS (Personal Automated Design System)
PAL (Phase Alternating Line)
PAL (Programmable Array Logic)
PATA (Parallel ATA)
PCB (Printed Circuit Board)
PCMCIA (Personal Computer Memory Card International Association)
PGA (Pin Grid Array)
PID (Packet Identifier)
PIR (Passive Infrared Sensors)
PLCC (Plastic Leaded Chip Carrier)
PLCCS (Plastic Leaded Chip Carrier Socket Square)
PMIC (Power management integrated circuit)
PQFN (Pull-back Quad Flat No-lead)
PSON (Pull-back Small Outline No-lead)
PTH (Plated Through Hole)
PVR (Personal video recorder)
PWM (Pulse Width Modulation)
QFN (Quad Flat No-lead)
QFP (Quad Flat Package)
RAM (Random-Access Memory)
RAM (Read-Only Memory)
RCA (Radio Corporation of America)
RESAD (Resistor Axial Diameter Horizontal Mounting)
RESADV (Resistor Axial Diameter Vertical Mounting )
RESAR (Resistor Axial Rectangular Horizontal Mounting)
RESC (Resistor Chip)
RESCAF (Resistor Chip Array Flat)
RESCAXE (Resistor Chip Array Convex E-Version (Even Pin Size))
RESCAXS (Resistor Chip Array Convex S-Version (Side Pins Diff))
RESM (Resistor Molded)
RGMII (Reduced Gigabit Ethernet Media Independent Interface)
RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer)
RSSI (Received Signal Strength indicator)
RTOS (Real-Time Operating System)
S2E (Serial-to-Ethernet)
SATA (Serial ATA)
SC (Smart Card)
SCL (System Control Layer)
SCTE Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers
SD (Secure Digital)
SD (Standard definition)
SDRAM (Synchronous Dynamic Random-Access Memory)
SDT (Schematic Design Tools)
SDTV (Standard Definition Television)
SECAM (Séquentiel Couleur Avec Mémoire (French Color TV Standard))
SenML (Sensor Markup Language)
SFS (Streaming File System)
SIP (Single-In-Line Package)
SMSC (Standard Microsystems Corporation)
SoC (System on Chip)
SOD (Small Outline Diode)
SODFL (Small Outline Diode Flat Lead)
SOIC (Small Outline Integrated Circuit)
SOJ (Small Outline IC J-Leaded)
SON (Small Outline No-lead)
SOP (Small Outline Package)
SOTFL (Small Outline Transistor Flat Lead)
SPI (Serial Peripheral Interface)
SQFP (Shrink Quad Flat Packages)
SSOP (Shrink Small Outline Package)
SSR (Solid State Relay)
SSS (Selective Solder Strip)
SSTL (Stub Series Terminated Logic)
STB (Set Top Box)
TCP (Transmission Control Protocol)
TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)
TDES (Triple Data Encryption Standard)
TP (Test Point)
TQFP (Thin Quad Flat Package)
TS Transport Stream
TS (Transport Stream)
TSOP (Thin Small Outline Package)
TSQFP (Thin Shrink Quad Flat Packages)
TSSOP (Thin Shrink Small Outline Package)
UART (Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter)
ULPI (Utmi+ Low Pin Interface)
UPnP (Universal Plug and Play)
USB (Universal Serial Bus)
VGA (Video Graphics Array)
WAN (Wide Area Networks)
Wi-Fi (Wireless Internet Free Internet)
WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network)
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)
xSP (Hosted Service Provider)
XTAL (Crystal)
ZIF (Zero Insertion Force)