pipeline (Total 43449 Patents Found)

A condition detector for an asynchronous pipeline. Each stage in the pipeline includes a storage element for storing a single bit of data indicating whether or not the condition to be detected is set in that stage. The single bit in the storage element of one stage is transferred to the storage element of a succeeding ...
An airplane fuel supply system includes a wing fuel tank that is formed from a wing tip fuel tank having a wing tip fuel pump; a central fuel tank having a central fuel pump; and a wing root fuel tank having a wing root fuel pump. Fuel movement from the wing tip fuel tank to the central fuel tank is allowed by a flappe...
In an information processing apparatus, an instruction read inhibit bit is provided for branch instruction address and target instruction address registered in pair in the branch history. When the reading of a target instruction predicted from the pair of addresses is inhibited, the instruction read inhibit bit is set ...
A data processing system on an integrated circuit 42 with microprocessor 1 and peripheral devices 60-61 is provided with an emulation unit 50 which allows debugging and emulation of integrated circuit 42 when connected to an external test system 51. Microprocessor 1 has in instruction execution pipeline which has sever...
An FPU pipeline is synchronized with a CPU pipeline. Synchronization is achieved by having stalls and freezes in any one pipeline cause stalls and freezes in the other pipeline as well. Exceptions are kept precise even for long floating point operations. Precise exceptions are achieved by having a first execution stage...
An apparatus and method for scheduling execution of multiple threads on a shared processor resource is described in connection with a multithreaded multiprocessor chip. Using a thread selection policy that switches between available threads every cycle to give priority to the least recently executed or scheduled thread...
L'invention concerne une méthode de pose d'un pipeline sur un fond marin à partir d'une barge de pose, le pipeline comportant un revêtement interne résistant à la corrosion qui est étroitement adapté à un contact métallique sur un matériau de tuyau externe qui est moins résistant à la corrosion....
La présente invention se rapporte à une technologie dans laquelle des éléments de données (comme des fichiers par exemple) sont traités par l'intermédiaire d'un pipeline de traitement de données extensible, notamment un pipeline de classification, pour faciliter la gestion des éléments de données sur...
A health care information system, method and computer program product are provided to transform health care data in an efficient manner. In the context of a health care information system, the health care information system includes processing circuitry configured to define a transformation pipeline that includes a plu...
An instruction execution pipeline for use in a data processor. The instruction execution pipeline comprises: 1) an instruction fetch stage; 2) a decode stage; 3) an execution stage; and 4) a write-back stage. The instruction pipeline repetitively executes a loop of instructions by fetching and decoding a first instruct...
A technique for providing skew compensation particularly in association with a pipelined processor. The skew occurs between first and second clock signals. The skew compensation technique of the invention provides for the proper transfer of information between stages even though the clock signals may have a skew greate...
Source operand data supplied from a register file are held in registers. The data of the registers and load data from a data memory are bypassed and supplied to a selection circuit. An execution stage includes an arithmetic and logic unit for performing an operation on the source operand data and a memory access stage ...
A circuit arrangement, program product and circuit arrangement render stereoscopic images in a multithreaded rendering software pipeline using first and second rendering channels respectively configured to render left and right views for the stereoscopic image. Separate transformations are applied to received vertex da...
A method of joining pipes to produce an underwater pipeline on a firing line includes supplying the firing line with pipes having previously roughened end portions; welding the end portions of adjacent pipes to form cutbacks, each of which is defined by two end portions, and by an annular weld bead between the two end ...
One embodiment of the present invention is a parallel processing unit (PPU) that includes one or more streaming multiprocessors (SMs) and implements a selective fault-stalling pipeline. Upon detecting a memory access fault associated with an operation executing on a particular SM, a replay unit in the selective fault-s...
An improved method and article of manufacture for introducing a locator wire into an interior portion of a pressurized, or non-pressurized, subterranean or otherwise concealed plastic pipeline. The present invention introduces a locator wire into a plastic pipeline while simultaneously minimizing the escape potential o...
A pipeline installation and maintenance method and system is disclosed in which a number of interconnectible platform modules are assembled into drilling platforms from which a segmented pipeline route is flexibly installed. Using modified push/pull rigs to carry out a transverse drilling process established between pl...
A stinger ( 1 ) for a pipeline laying vessel, the stinger includes at least one track ( 3 ) which in use at least partly surrounds a firing line along which the pipeline ( 5 ) is laid, and at least one pipeline support ( 6 ) for supporting the pipeline, which pipeline support is movable along said track....
Systems and methods for transporting seawater from a seawater source to an inland site for utilization as a drilling and/or fracturing fluid are disclosed. In an aspect, systems and methods are disclosed wherein seawater is extracted from an ocean at a coastal location and transported to an inland drilling and hydrauli...
Un processeur graphique à ombrage reporté (DGSE) comprend une interface port graphique accéléré (AGA), une commande de récupération et de décodage (2000), une unité de géométrie (3000), une unité d'extraction (4000) de mode et une mémoire (5000) de polygones, une unité de tri (6000) et une mémoire (7...
L'invention concerne un circuit pipeline numérique asynchrone dynamique sans verrou assurant une commande découplée d'excursion haute et d'excursion basse. En utilisant deux entrées découplées, on commande un étage à travers trois phases séquentielles distinctes : d'évaluation, d'isolation...
A semiconductor device including a plurality of blocks, each individual block of the plurality of blocks being capable of carrying out different types of internal operations, one internal operation at a time, and each internal operation lasting one cycle. A control unit configured to successively select one individual ...
A method of applying protective sheeting of polymer material to a pipeline extending along a longitudinal axis and having a cutback bounded at opposite axial ends by two end portions of respective protective coatings of polymer material, the method including directly heating the free faces of the end portions; extrudin...
A distributed temperature sensing (DTS) system is operated to detect fluid leaks from a pipeline. The DTS system obtains temperature profiles from a sensing element that is deployed along the pipeline, where the profiles are temperature measurements as a function of distance. The temperature profiles are examined to id...