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Real-Time Modeling of Heat Distributions

United States Patent Application

20140257740
A1
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Techniques for real-time modeling temperature distributions based on streaming sensor data are provided. In one aspect, a method for creating a three-dimensional temperature distribution model for a room having a floor and a ceiling is provided. The method includes the following steps. A ceiling temperature distribution in the room is determined. A floor temperature distribution in the room is determined. An interpolation between the ceiling temperature distribution and the floor temperature distribution is used to obtain the three-dimensional temperature distribution model for the room.
Hamann, Hendrik F. (Yortown Heights, NY), Li, Hongfei (Briarcliff Manor, NY), Yarlanki, Srinivas (White Plains, NY)
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk NY)
13/ 791,140
March 8, 2013
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT RIGHTS [0001] This invention was made with Government support under Contract number DE-EE00002897 awarded by Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.