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Title: Thermally determining flow and/or heat load distribution in parallel paths

Abstract

A method including obtaining calibration data for at least one sub-component in a heat transfer assembly, wherein the calibration data comprises at least one indication of coolant flow rate through the sub-component for a given surface temperature delta of the sub-component and a given heat load into said sub-component, determining a measured heat load into the sub-component, determining a measured surface temperature delta of the sub-component, and determining a coolant flow distribution in a first flow path comprising the sub-component from the calibration data according to the measured heat load and the measured surface temperature delta of the sub-component.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1335829
Patent Number(s):
9518875
Application Number:
14/982,623
Assignee:
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (Armonk, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01J - MEASUREMENT OF INTENSITY, VELOCITY, SPECTRAL CONTENT, POLARISATION, PHASE OR PULSE CHARACTERISTICS OF INFRA-RED, VISIBLE OR ULTRA-VIOLET LIGHT
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01K - MEASURING TEMPERATURE
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0002894
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Dec 29
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Chainer, Timothy J., Iyengar, Madhusudan K., and Parida, Pritish R. Thermally determining flow and/or heat load distribution in parallel paths. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Chainer, Timothy J., Iyengar, Madhusudan K., & Parida, Pritish R. Thermally determining flow and/or heat load distribution in parallel paths. United States.
Chainer, Timothy J., Iyengar, Madhusudan K., and Parida, Pritish R. Tue . "Thermally determining flow and/or heat load distribution in parallel paths". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1335829.
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author = {Chainer, Timothy J. and Iyengar, Madhusudan K. and Parida, Pritish R.},
abstractNote = {A method including obtaining calibration data for at least one sub-component in a heat transfer assembly, wherein the calibration data comprises at least one indication of coolant flow rate through the sub-component for a given surface temperature delta of the sub-component and a given heat load into said sub-component, determining a measured heat load into the sub-component, determining a measured surface temperature delta of the sub-component, and determining a coolant flow distribution in a first flow path comprising the sub-component from the calibration data according to the measured heat load and the measured surface temperature delta of the sub-component.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {12}
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