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Title: Controlled cooling of an electronic system for reduced energy consumption

Energy efficient control of a cooling system cooling an electronic system is provided. The control includes automatically determining at least one adjusted control setting for at least one adjustable cooling component of a cooling system cooling the electronic system. The automatically determining is based, at least in part, on power being consumed by the cooling system and temperature of a heat sink to which heat extracted by the cooling system is rejected. The automatically determining operates to reduce power consumption of the cooling system and/or the electronic system while ensuring that at least one targeted temperature associated with the cooling system or the electronic system is within a desired range. The automatically determining may be based, at least in part, on one or more experimentally obtained models relating the targeted temperature and power consumption of the one or more adjustable cooling components of the cooling system.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1418977
Assignee:
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (Armonk, NY) DOEEE
Patent Number(s):
9,879,926
Application Number:
13/527,863
Contract Number:
EE0002894
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Jun 20
Research Org:
International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 42 ENGINEERING

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