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Research on Cooling Effect of Data Center Cabinet Based on on-Demand Cooling Concept

  • Qi Fu
  • Zongwei HanEmail author
  • Xiaopeng Bi
  • Xinwei Meng
  • Haotian Wei
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Abstract

In order to solve the problems of uneven air supply and mixing of cold and hot airflow in the data center at present. This paper proposes a cabinet with on-demand cooling function, introduces the structure and working principle of it, establishes a simulation experiment platform for simulation calculation, and studies the influence of different factors on the cooling effect. The results show that compared with the traditional cooling method, the cooling effect of this cabinet is better, the average temperature of the servers is reduced by 7.89 K; the cooling effect can be improved by increasing the air intake volume and reducing the air inlet temperature, and the influence of air temperature on the cooling effect is greater than that of air volume: every 2 K increase in inlet air temperature, the minimum intake air volume will be increased by up to 600 m3/h.

Keywords

Cabinet of data center Cooling on demand Simulation Cooling effect 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors gratefully acknowledge the support from the Natural Science Foundation of China (grant No.51778115) and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (grant No. N182502043).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qi Fu
    • 1
  • Zongwei Han
    • 1
    Email author
  • Xiaopeng Bi
    • 1
  • Xinwei Meng
    • 1
  • Haotian Wei
    • 1
  1. 1.School of MetallurgyNortheastern UniversityShenyangChina

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