The following abbreviations are used in Cantera, both in documentation and in the names of variables and classes:

  • CK: Chemkin
  • CT: Cantera
  • CTI: Cantera Input
  • CTML: Cantera Markup Language
  • HKFT: Helgeson-Kirkham-Flowers-Tanger
  • HMW: Harvie, Møller, and Weare
  • IAPWS: International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam
  • MFTP: Mixture Fugacity ThermoPhase
  • PDSS: Pressure-dependent standard state
  • RT: Product of the gas constant (R) and the temperature
  • SHE: Single half-electrode
  • SP: Surface Problem
  • SS: Standard state
  • SSTP: SingleSpeciesTP (ThermoPhase)
  • STIT: SpeciesThermoInterpType
  • VCS: Villars Cruise Smith
  • VPSS: Variable Pressure Standard State
  • VPSSTP: Variable Pressure Standard State ThermoPhase
  • wrt: with respect to