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APU

(aerospace engineering)
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APU

(1) (Accelerated Processing Unit) A chip that contains both the CPU and GPU. See GPU and AMD Fusion.

(2) (Application Processing Unit) Another term for CPU, an APU is a general-purpose processor in contrast to specialized processors for graphics, voice, photos, etc. The APU term is typically found on a system-on-chip (SoC), which houses several different processing units. See SoC, GPU, DSP and image processor.
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The global Aerospace and Military Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Market research report includes a rigorous analysis of the competitive landscape, recent trends in the industry, and key regional markets.
Honeywell was the first company to produce a gas turbine aviation APU in 1948 and continues its long history in APU production with the family of 131-series APUs, which have been in service for 100 million service hours.
The panel comprises a number of parliamentary groups representing, United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Iraq, Palestine, Qatar, Kuwait, Morocco, and the APU's General Secretariat .
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The integration will take place in TurbineAero Asia's new Thailand based 80,000-square-foot facility, which will house up to 250 employees and will handle high technological testing, maintenance, repair and overhaul activities for aircraft components and systems for our worldwide customers, including APU MRO, LRUs and APU part repair.
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Apu, owner of the Kwik-E-Mart, was the subject of Hari Kondabolu's 2017 documentary The Problem With Apu, which saw the comedian interview actors and comics of South Asian descent about whether they found the Indian character offensive.
Honeywell has been awarded an estimated $1.04B firm-fixed-price requirements contract for support of the following platforms: Ground Start Carts, C-130 Auxiliary Power Units, or APU, B-2 APU, F-15 components, A-10 APU, E-3 APU, B-1 APU and F-16 turbine power units.
Type II pullulanase also known as amylopullulanase (APU) hydrolyzes [alpha]-1,6 glycosidic bonds in pullulan and starch but cannot hydrolyze [alpha]-1,4 linkage in pullulan and surprisingly can hydrolyze [alpha]-1,4 glycosidic linkage in starch (Melasniemi, 1988; Saha et al., 1988; Spreinat and Antranikian, 1990; Mathupala et al., 1993; Ramesh et al., 1994).