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It is the acronym of Alternate Current.
Is the spanish acronym of Acumulador de Carga Rápida. Rapid charge accumulator.
Automatic Dropping Device
Air Generation and Treatment Unit
Acceptable Index of Precursors
Include the expenses for support staff (structure) and expenses not directly payable between projects are recorded.
European National Security Authorities
Auxiliary Power Supply
Automatic Run Registration
It is the acronym in Spanish of Anuncio de Señales y Freno Automático. Signal announcement and automatic brake.
It is the acronym of Automatic Train Operation.
It is the acronym of Automatic Train Protection.
Cannot be entered manually, rather a specific BAAN module must be used to record them. This module is different in every case and an automatic entry is generated when the task finishes.
It is the ERP of CAF Group
Best and Final Offer
Maintenance Costs of Modification Request
Benefit Before Taxes
Is the acronym of Brake Control Unit.
CAF has designed the Bitrac locomotive line, a range of electric and diesel-electric traction locomotives that meets the most demanding requirements in terms of performance, reliability and avaliability.
Business Management System
Is the acronym from spanish of Bogie de Rodadura de Ancho Variable Autopropulsado. Variable Width selp-propelled Bogie.
CAF RS Academy
A training tool for all employees of CAF Rail Services
Works that involve borrowing one part from a train to correct a failure in another one.
User Support Center
Acronym of Condition Based Maintenance
Company in Charge of Maintenance
Codes used fo the cost breakdown of a project. Every project has a group of CCNs call "Template".
It is the acronym of Closed Circuit TeleVision.
Central Control Unit
Civity is the family of trains developed by CAF for commuter and regional services. Its modularity, which is reflected both in the exterior and in the interior of the train, allows it to adapt precisely to the needs of operators and passengers, offering high levels of comfort.
Year and month of invoicing with the letters in alphabetical order, for example 2005A (for May 2020).
Needed for invoicing from a project, corresponds to the lines of the invoice. As many clins need to be created as there are lines on the invoice.
Element that allows the path of the electricity through its mass
The account where all collections will be received. This is the main account with which all supllier invoices will be paid. Payments are managed centrally from the financial department in Madrid.
It is the CAF version of TCN (Train Communication Network).
Consist in placing the pin or terminal on the electrical conductors
Common Safety Method
Amount of money given to us by a client for future purchases or services.
A Dataspy is a named, predefined view of a list of records or set of data that can be used on any page, lookup, or data area that contains that same list of records. A Dataspy consists of the following four basic components: Filter (contains the conditional statements that make up a filter), sort (specifies the order in which the records should be sorted, layout (specifies the fields that sould be displayed in the list) and advanced (for advanced settings).
It is the acronym of Direct Current.
Delivery Duty Paid.
Definition of routes/Campaigns-Modifications
A route is a list of equipment that may be associated with a work order as an indication of the scope of work to be performed. Several pieces of equipment that are serviced together often follow a particular route.
Degree of Progress
Linearises the totality of the results of a project. This is used when the expenses and income do not coincide in time to show a faithful image of a project's economic progress.
Direct / Indirect sections
Include staff expenses for the workforce that works on specific projects and do not correspond to the structure of the subsidiary. The staff assigned to the direct sections impute hours and the staff related with the indirect sections do not impute hours. The rubrics related with staff expenses are used. The rest of the expenses are imputed directly to the project.
Acronym of Diesel Multiple Unit
Earning Before Taxes
European Common Criteria for Maintenance
Engineering Change Order
External Consultant Service
Fundamental Equipment of External Supplier
Non Destructive Essays
Electro Pneumatic Control Compact
European Railway Agency
European Rail Freight Association
Enterprise Resource Planning
It is the acronym of European Railway Traffic Management System.
Electronic Timetable Display
Acronym of "Factory Acceptance Test"
Purchase invoice register. This references invoices associated with a GMAO order integrated into BAAN. It is only used when the orders are integrated.
Final Design Review
Maintenance requirements based on experiences from previous projects
First In First Out
Failure Mode and Effect Analysis
Fault Tree Analysis
Following Up Projects
Customer needs for the offer
Computer Assisted Maintenance Management
Global System for Mobile Communications
Disadvantage relative to others
It is the Acronym of Human Machine Interface.
High Speed Circuit Breaker
It is the Acronym of Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning.
Inneo is the range of meters of CAF, al equipped with the lates technological advances in terms of safety, performance and comfort.
Element that does not allow the path of the electricity
Integrated orders BAAN
Orders are managed in GMAO and after the service or materials are received in GMAO, an expense entry is automatically made for invoices receivable in BAAN.
Automatic generation of a movement in BAAN after having been executed in GMAO.
Internet of Things
Joint Sector Group
It is the acronym of Knowledge Improvement Team
KNOW - HOW
Practival knowledge, skill
Key Performance Indicator
Acronym of Life Cycle Cost
Linear Heat Detect Cable
To facilitate the access of passengers to the train, especially for people with reduced mobility, trains with a low floor have been designed, that is, the floor oh the train is practically at ground level. In the URBOS family, the equipment is installed on the roof of the train and depending on whether it carries tram or rail bogies, it can be obtained from 70% to 100% of the low floor.
Acronym of Light Rail Vehicle
It is the Acronym in german of Jinien Zug Beeinflussung or train control lines.
We can find these acronyms in the different types of train composition manufactured by CAF. It tells us if the car is an engine ie it has traction or it is a trailer or trailer and therefore it is a towed car, without traction. M-T-M stands for Motor-Trailer-Motor. M-T-M means the same but with the acronym taken from English. Motor-Trailer-Motor.
It is the acronym of Metal Activ Gas.
Is a tool that shows the versatility of a team of people in the performance of the tasks in the function of the level of knowledge
Matrix or adjustment
It is the adjust that we have to realize in the tool depending the types of terminal that we are going to work with.
It is the acronym of Metal Inert Gas.
Acrónimo de ingles: "Mean Distance Between Failures"
Mean Distance Between Service Failures
It is the acronym of Metal Manual Arc Welding.
Mean Time Before Failures
Mean Time Between Service Failures
Mean Time Closure
Mean Time Solution
Mean Time To Repair
Main Vehicle Bus
Non-integrated orders BAAN
No GMAO receipt is automatically recorded in BAAN via integration. Orders remain in GMAO and only the associated invoice is recorded in BAAN.
Notice to Proceed
Oaris is a family of very high speed trains capable of reaching 350km/h. Designed with CAF´s own technology, with maximum reliability, it incorporates the most avant-garde advances in design, accesibility, safety and comfort.
On Board Information Technology
Acronym of Occupational Health and Safety
The account where all operating payments are recorded, the ones without an associated invoice. Payroll, taxes... Payments are managed locally and are approved by the director of the subsidiary.
The OSHAS 18001 standard establishes the minimum requirements of the best practives in Occupational Safety and Health management.
On Time In Full
Passenger Alarma System/Public Address
Preliminary Design Review
Type of terminal
Purchase Invoice Register. This references invoice that do not have an order integrated.
It is the acronym of Passenger Information System.
It is the acronym of Person of Reduced Mobility.
Post tax extra charge/discount
Amount in which you receive the part to stock. The system automatically populates the UOM.
It is the acronym of Personal Protection Equipment.
Pre tax extra charge/discount
Discount is applied before taxes.
At a first level, failure responsible entity. This definition excludes EFAES, since they are CAF responsibility.
Acronym of Person of Reduced Mobility
Push To Talk
Purchase Qty. (UOP)
Amount and UOP in which the supplier provides the part.
It is the acronym of "Quality Management System"
Request for quotations (RFQs)
Requests for quotations (RFQs) are records of parts / services that are presented to suppliers to request prices.
Requested Qty. (UOM)
Amount in which you receive the part to stock. The system automatically populates the UOM.
Create requisitions on the Requisition form to request materials or services from outside vendors.
Member of the organization that has assigned a team in CAF RS Academy in which there are Technicians and Team Leaders
Rest Of the Worl
Risk Priority Number
Codes used for the cost breakdown of the sections. There is a rubric for expenses of every nature.
Used to spread the economic impact of a specific operation during the life cycle of the project.
Acronym of "Site Acceptance Test"
It is the most common type of hitch of all types of automatic hooks.
Advanced Diagnosis Unit
It is the acronym from spanish of Sistema de Detección y Protección contra Incendios. Detection and protection System against fires.
Failure responsibility at a second level.
Offers Management System
Is the acronym ofrom spanish of Sistema de Basculación Interactiva. Interactive Tilting System.
Acronym of Traveler Information System
The set of competencies included in each frame
Safety Management System
National Society of the Belgian Railways
Management Operating System
Internal Development Request
Sub - project
Breakdown of the project into different typologies.
Temporary working group
To Be defined
Train Control and Monitoring system
It is the acronym of Train Communication Network.
The head or the end of a route
It is the acronism of Tugsten Inert Gas.
Time Integration BAAN
Integration of the register of hours worked by the employees, which are imputed to a specific project. The hours imputed in GMAO are passed on to BAAN projects.
Average Closing Time
Average Solution Time
According to initial conditions of the contract, if the cost has to be carry forward to the supplier. By default, the system will show “YES”.
International Union of Wagon Keepers
International Union for Road Rail Combined Transport
European Rail Industry
The Urbos family includes trams, light railways and train-trams, all of them innovative and of high quality, specially designed3 to offer the end user a unique travel experience.
It is the acronym of Vaccum Circuit Braker.
It is the acronym of Vehicle Control Unit.
It is the acronym of Wheel Slide Protection.