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Title: Filter replacement lifetime prediction

Methods and systems for predicting a filter lifetime include building a filter effectiveness history based on contaminant sensor information associated with a filter; determining a rate of filter consumption with a processor based on the filter effectiveness history; and determining a remaining filter lifetime based on the determined rate of filter consumption. Methods and systems for increasing filter economy include measuring contaminants in an internal and an external environment; determining a cost of a corrosion rate increase if unfiltered external air intake is increased for cooling; determining a cost of increased air pressure to filter external air; and if the cost of filtering external air exceeds the cost of the corrosion rate increase, increasing an intake of unfiltered external air.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1404932
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corporation DOEEE
Patent Number(s):
9,797,812
Application Number:
13/847,255
Contract Number:
EE0002897
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Mar 19
Research Org:
International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION

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  • Eiland, Richard; Fernandes, John; Gebrehiwot, Betsegaw
  • 13th InterSociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems, p. 377-384
  • DOI: 10.1109/ITHERM.2012.6231454

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