APU


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APU

(aerospace engineering)

APU

(Accelerated Processing Unit) A CPU chip from AMD that contains a graphics processing unit (GPU) on the same die. See AMD Fusion and GPU.
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The Pratt & Whitney APS5000 APU system is installed on all Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplanes and is the world's first commercial all-electric APU.
platform in the 2015 AMD Mobile APU family roadmap, the mainstream
The report discusses that global economic recession had a harmful effect on the APU market.
New, low power versions of the 2013 AMD Elite Performance APU (formerly codenamed 'Richland') - offer the best graphics and compute in a performance APU for premium ultrathin notebooks.
Supporting a rich Windows 8 or Windows 7 experience with its AMD Radeon graphics, the AMD Z-60 APU enables the ability to run the full suite of legacy PC applications while supporting the most visually demanding programs.
The APS3200 APU is designed and produced at the Hamilton Sundstrand Auxiliary Power Systems facility in San Diego, California.
The APU threw its weight behind Bahrain, backing the key decisions it had taken to promote its system, citing particularly the constitutional amendments -- which would further anchor democracy and human rights.
The 131-9A APU has been in service since 1998, though recent engineering has yielded fuel burn and reliability improvements.
The APU chief, who was speaking to Arab News from Muscat via telephone, said Al-Asheikh would represent Saudi Arabia for the first time at the APU conference since his shift from heading the Justice Ministry to the Shoura.
Worse, a cracked APU cover can rub against an APU fuel line over time and cause a fuel leak.
ESVs could be scheduled or unscheduled, the latter arising from unexpected engine and APU problems.
According to Botti, an SOFC APU would compete with alternatives like starter/generators which generate power for about $150/kW, but if the technology went head-to-head with an internal combustion engine as a primary power source it would have to fall within the $30-$50/kW range, which is too tall an order for the fledgling system in the near-term.