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VAM

VAM may refer to:

  • Vallourec - Alexandre Madrelle (name of one of the inventors), an OCTG premium thread screwthread
  • Value-added modeling, an American method of teacher evaluation
  • VAM (bicycling), a measure of rate of climb in bicycle racing (abbreviation for Italian for average ascent velocity)
  • Van Allen Mallis, a series of catalog numbers used in United States numismatics to document minting varieties of Morgan dollars and Peace dollars
  • Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos, a Mexican government-owned automaker
  • Victoria and Albert Museum in London
  • Vinyl acetate monomer, a chemical component used for the manufacture of various plastics
  • Violence against men
  • White Aryan Resistance (Sweden), a militant neo-nazi group active in Sweden between 1991 and 1993
VAM (bicycling)

VAM is the abbreviation for the Italian term velocità ascensionale media, translated in English to mean "average ascent speed" or "mean ascent velocity", but usually referred to as VAM. The term, which was coined by Italian physician and cycling coach Michele Ferrari, is the speed of elevation gain, usually stated in units of metres per hour.