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COOLANT AND AMBIENT TEMPERATURE CONTROL FOR CHILLERLESS LIQUID COOLED DATA CENTERS

United States Patent Application

20150316334
A1
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Cooling control methods and systems include measuring a temperature of air provided to one or more nodes by an air-to-liquid heat exchanger; measuring a temperature of at least one component of the one or more nodes and finding a maximum component temperature across all such nodes; comparing the maximum component temperature to a first and second component threshold and comparing the air temperature to a first and second air threshold; and controlling a proportion of coolant flow and a coolant flow rate to the air-to-liquid heat exchanger and the one or more nodes based on the comparisons.
CHAINER, TIMOTHY J. (PUTNAM VALLEY, NY), DAVID, MILNES P. (FISHKILL, NY), IYENGAR, MADHUSUDAN K. (WOODSTOCK, NY), PARIDA, PRITISH R. (FISHKILL, NY), SIMONS, ROBERT E. (POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
14/ 792,196
July 6, 2015
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS [0002] This invention was made with Government support under Contract No.: DE-EE0002894 (Department of Energy). The government has certain rights in this invention.