Chemistry Abbreviations Starting with the Letter F

Abbreviations and Acronyms Used in Chemistry

Fe is the symbol for the element iron. It is the abbreviation of the word ferrum.
Fe is the symbol for the element iron. It is the abbreviation of the word ferrum. Science Picture Co / Getty Images

Chemistry abbreviations and acronyms are common in all fields of science. This collection offers common abbreviations and acronyms beginning with the letter F used in chemistry and chemical engineering.

f - femto
F - Fluorine
FA - Fully Amorphous
FA - Furnace Annealing
FAC - Free Available Chlorine
FAD - Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide
FADE - Fast Atomic Density Evaluation
FAN - Free Amino Nitrogen
FAS - Fluorescence Actin Staining
FAS - Folic Acid Synthesis
FBC - Fesser, Bishop and Campbell model
FBD - Free Body Diagram
FBR - Fast Breeder Reactor
FC - Face Cell
FC - Face Centered
FC - Fragment Crystallization
FCC - Face Centered Cubic
FCC - Fluid Catalytic Cracking
FCC - Food Chemical Codex
FCCU - Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Unit
FCHC - Face Centered Hyper-Cubic
FCS - Fellow of the Chemical Society
FCS - Fire Control System
FCS - Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
FE - Ferredoxin
FE - Free Energy
Fe - Iron
FGC - Flue Gas Conditioning
FIGD - Flow Injection/Gas Diffusion
FIGE - Field Inversion Gel Electrophoresis
FIPS - Fast Imaging Plasma Spectrometer
Fm - Fermium
FOS - FructoOligoSaccharide
FP - Freezing Point
FPD - Freezing Point Depression
FPLC - Fast Performance Liquid Chromatography
Fr - Francium
FRAP - Fluorine-Resistant Acid Phosphatase
FRS - Fellow of the Royal Society
FS - Free State
FSA - Formamidine Sulphinic Acid
FW - Formula Weight​