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Title: Effectiveness-weighted control method for a cooling system

Abstract

Energy efficient control of cooling system cooling of an electronic system is provided based, in part, on weighted cooling effectiveness of the components. The control includes automatically determining speed control settings for multiple adjustable cooling components of the cooling system. The automatically determining is based, at least in part, on weighted cooling effectiveness of the components of the cooling system, and the determining operates to limit power consumption of at least the cooling system, while ensuring that a target temperature associated with at least one of the cooling system or the electronic system is within a desired range by provisioning, based on the weighted cooling effectiveness, a desired target temperature change among the multiple adjustable cooling components of the cooling system. The provisioning includes provisioning applied power to the multiple adjustable cooling components via, at least in part, the determined control settings.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1230006
Patent Number(s):
9213343
Application Number:
13/783,618
Assignee:
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H05 - ELECTRIC TECHNIQUES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR H05K - PRINTED CIRCUITS
G - PHYSICS G05 - CONTROLLING G05B - CONTROL OR REGULATING SYSTEMS IN GENERAL
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0002894
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Dec 15
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION

Citation Formats

Campbell, Levi A., Chu, Richard C., David, Milnes P., Ellsworth Jr., Michael J., Iyengar, Madhusudan K., Schmidt, Roger R., and Simons, Robert E.. Effectiveness-weighted control method for a cooling system. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Campbell, Levi A., Chu, Richard C., David, Milnes P., Ellsworth Jr., Michael J., Iyengar, Madhusudan K., Schmidt, Roger R., & Simons, Robert E.. Effectiveness-weighted control method for a cooling system. United States.
Campbell, Levi A., Chu, Richard C., David, Milnes P., Ellsworth Jr., Michael J., Iyengar, Madhusudan K., Schmidt, Roger R., and Simons, Robert E.. Tue . "Effectiveness-weighted control method for a cooling system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1230006.
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abstractNote = {Energy efficient control of cooling system cooling of an electronic system is provided based, in part, on weighted cooling effectiveness of the components. The control includes automatically determining speed control settings for multiple adjustable cooling components of the cooling system. The automatically determining is based, at least in part, on weighted cooling effectiveness of the components of the cooling system, and the determining operates to limit power consumption of at least the cooling system, while ensuring that a target temperature associated with at least one of the cooling system or the electronic system is within a desired range by provisioning, based on the weighted cooling effectiveness, a desired target temperature change among the multiple adjustable cooling components of the cooling system. The provisioning includes provisioning applied power to the multiple adjustable cooling components via, at least in part, the determined control settings.},
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  • Iyengar, Madhusudan; David, Milnes; Parida, Pritish
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