KasperVld

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KasperVld    4163

Hi everyone!

Currently I'm looking into making better use of some of this forum's features, one of which is the ability to expand certain acronyms and provide context. For example: KER, KAS, TWR, dV

As you can see, the applications can include everything from mathmatical concepts, to mods, and beyond. Which acronyms should we be adding to the list?

 

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KasperVld    4163
2 minutes ago, Athlonic said:

MIA (Missing in action)

or more dramatic KIA :D

Added (but grim!)

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federicoaa    128

RUD rapid unplanned disassembly

If you want to include famous mods then add
MJ
KAC
FAR
USI
KIS
EVE
RO

Edited by federicoaa

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Speadge    228

great idea, u should consider different ways of spelling, like dV, DeltaV and the one with the triangle - donno how to put i in here.

a nice addition would be almost any mod that is commonly known such as MJ, KIS, CLS, KSPRC, OPT, RT, RSS, EVE, SVE, SSRSS.. could continue for years.

Additional, you could explain / link some of rocket science basics like RCS (TWR mentioned)and so on..

also, for technical resons, there might be ppl not understanding everything thats beeing talked about in technical-support. so whta about some nerd-topicy like CPU, RAM, GC, "Threads"....

 

just a few for now :D

Edited by Speadge

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WWEdeadman    147

SRB (solid rocket booster) is one that comes to mind as weill. Apart from that, all I can think of right now, has already been named.

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stibbons    824
  • To add to the common mods, FAR, KIS, BAC. Possibly EVE (although case sensitivity could be an issue) and AVP. CKAN is worthy, and AVC bit me just the other day.
  • Ap and Pe, AN and DN match what's used in-game. Inc, ecc, SMA are more obscure but possibly helpful.
  • ISP is the only addition I can think of to TWR.
  • COL, COM, COD. AoA may only be relevant to the air-breathing crowd, not sure.
  • LKO, HKO for different Kerbin orbits. I'm not sure if people use KSO or similar much, I tend to just refer to those orbits as synchronous (or stationary if I'm really careful with them). KSC, KSC2 are the only places I can think of.

 

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KasperVld    4163
16 minutes ago, federicoaa said:

RUD rapid unplanned disassembly

If you want to include famous mods then add
MJ
KAC
FAR
USI
KIS
EVE
RO

 

11 minutes ago, Speadge said:

great idea, u should consider different ways of spelling, like dV, DeltaV and the one with the triangle - donno how to put i in here.

a nice addition would be almost any mod that is commonly known such as MJ, KIS, CLS, SCC, KSPRC, OPT, RT, RSS, EVE, SVE, SSRSS.. could continue for years.

Additional, you could explain / link some of rocket science basics like RCS (TWR mentioned)and so on..

also, for technical resons, there might be ppl not understanding everything thats beeing talked about in technical-support. so whta about some nerd-topicy like CPU, RAM, GC, "Threads"....

 

just a few for now :D

 

9 minutes ago, WWEdeadman said:

SRB (solid rocket booster) is one that comes to mind as weill. Apart from that, all I can think of right now, has already been named.

 

Added a number of the mods, don't want to include all mods in existence as that would be, well, a bit overkill I think. Added RCS and SRB. Not sure about the computer terminology

7 minutes ago, stibbons said:
  • To add to the common mods, FAR, KIS, BAC. Possibly EVE (although case sensitivity could be an issue) and AVP. CKAN is worthy, and AVC bit me just the other day.
  • Ap and Pe, AN and DN match what's used in-game. Inc, ecc, SMA are more obscure but possibly helpful.
  • ISP is the only addition I can think of to TWR.
  • COL, COM, COD. AoA may only be relevant to the air-breathing crowd, not sure.
  • LKO, HKO for different Kerbin orbits. I'm not sure if people use KSO or similar much, I tend to just refer to those orbits as synchronous (or stationary if I'm really careful with them). KSC, KSC2 are the only places I can think of.

 

Added most of these, good suggestions! :)

 

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Zarbizaure    43

i agree with the technical KSP terms: COL, COM, COD... CKAN needs to have one, maybe LEO/GTO/GSO? (although they would be only for RSS players...)

is there one for KSP?

and COT: Center of thrust

in KSP center of drag and life are the same point, not sure how it really change with real life airplanes...

Edited by Zarbizaure

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KasperVld    4163
1 minute ago, Zarbizaure said:

i agree with the technical KSP terms: COL, COM, COD... CKAN needs to have one, maybe LEO/GTO/GSO? (although they would be only for RSS players...)

is there one for KSP?

added COD. I don't think KSP needs explanation

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Atlas2342    428

I can think of some like:

SAS

IVA

EVA

GUI

SPH

VAB

Hope this helps! :D

EDIT: You can do some of the parts too, like AGU, and RTG

Edited by Atlas2342

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KasperVld    4163
2 minutes ago, Atlas2342 said:

I can think of some like:

SAS

IVA

EVA

GUI

SPH

VAB

Hope this helps! :D

Added all but GUI, and IVA/EVA :)

 

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serolrom    21
52 minutes ago, federicoaa said:

RUD rapid unplanned disassembly

Sorry if I sound picky, I think it's actually:

Rapid unscheduled disassembly

I could be wrong but I couldn't help pointing out, just that this is how I saw it: 

Edited by serolrom
More polite :)

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Pesterenan    59

SSTO - Single stage to orbit

SSTA - Single stage to anywhere 

VTOL - Vertical Take-Off and Landing.

These are the ones I remember for now 

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Aerolfos    35

Definitively needs to have RTG, RCS and SAS.

Possibly one for mod in general, since it's short for modification? Or is that just under the same as KSP.

Maybe one for BDA, BDArmoury.

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Joshwoo70    97

KEO would be nice.

AVP (astronomer visual pack)

MM(module manager)

Edited by Joshwoo70

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adsii1970    4395

MB = Moar Boosters

MS = Moar Struts

++ ones I really use in my game ++

LKO = Low Kerbin Orbit

MKO = Medium Kerbin Orbit

HKO = High Kerbin Orbit

OKO = Outer Kerbin Orbit (Yes, I have a space station I have added that orbits Kerbin beyond Minimus)...
 

Edited by adsii1970

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KSP (Honestly you should know what this means but hey) 

LRB (Liquid Rocket Booster)

 

Edited by XxDARKWOLF67Xx

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KasperVld    4163
2 hours ago, Pesterenan said:

SSTO - Single stage to orbit

SSTA - Single stage to anywhere 

VTOL - Vertical Take-Off and Landing.

These are the ones I remember for now 

VTOL added

 

2 hours ago, Aerolfos said:

Definitively needs to have RTG, RCS and SAS.

Possibly one for mod in general, since it's short for modification? Or is that just under the same as KSP.

Maybe one for BDA, BDArmoury.

RTG added

1 hour ago, Joshwoo70 said:

KEO would be nice.

AVP (astronomer visual pack)

MM(module manager)

MM added

 

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worir4    1597

SoI

DV or D-V.

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Dman979    3312

GTO = Geostationary Transfer Orbit

KTO = Kerbostationary Transfer Orbit

GSO = Geostationary Transfer Orbit/ Geosynchronous Orbit

KSO= Same, but different

SV= Saturn Five rocket

TLI= Translunar Injection

TMI= Transmunar Injection

RT= RemoteTech

FRT= Free Return Trajectory

COG= Center of Gravity (in a ship-design sense)

Edited by Dman979

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Mapleguy4    0

LFO - Liquid fuel and oxidizer

LF - Liquid fuel

LOX - Liquid Oxidizer

EC - Electric Charge

Mono(prop) - Monopropellant

RCS - Reaction Control System

That's all I've got for now.

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Val    986
7 hours ago, KasperVld said:

Hi everyone!

Currently I'm looking into making better use of some of this forum's features, one of which is the ability to expand certain acronyms and provide context. For example: KER, KAS, TWR, dV

As you can see, the applications can include everything from mathmatical concepts, to mods, and beyond. Which acronyms should we be adding to the list?

 

OMG. This is really cool and helpful.

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