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Title: Provisioning cooling elements for chillerless data centers

Abstract

Systems and methods for cooling include one or more computing structure, an inter-structure liquid cooling system that includes valves configured to selectively provide liquid coolant to the one or more computing structures; a heat rejection system that includes one or more heat rejection units configured to cool liquid coolant; and one or more liquid-to-liquid heat exchangers that include valves configured to selectively transfer heat from liquid coolant in the inter-structure liquid cooling system to liquid coolant in the heat rejection system. Each computing structure further includes one or more liquid-cooled servers; and an intra-structure liquid cooling system that has valves configured to selectively provide liquid coolant to the one or more liquid-cooled servers.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1420761
Patent Number(s):
9894811
Application Number:
15/353,245
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H05 - ELECTRIC TECHNIQUES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR H05K - PRINTED CIRCUITS
G - PHYSICS G06 - COMPUTING G06F - ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0002894
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 Nov 16
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Chainer, Timothy J., and Parida, Pritish R. Provisioning cooling elements for chillerless data centers. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Chainer, Timothy J., & Parida, Pritish R. Provisioning cooling elements for chillerless data centers. United States.
Chainer, Timothy J., and Parida, Pritish R. Tue . "Provisioning cooling elements for chillerless data centers". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1420761.
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