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165104110 - INTERMEDIATE FLUENT HEAT EXCHANGE MATERIAL RECEIVING AND DISCHARGING HEAT

165104190 - Liquid fluent heat exchange material

165104280 - Including means to move heat exchange material

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165104310 By application of mechanical energy 89
20120160460Electronic Apparatus Cooling Device With Integrated Pump And Heat Receiving Part - An electronic apparatus cooling device which cools an exothermic body by heat transfer of refrigerant, includes a heat receiving part having a base for receiving heat generated by the exothermic body, a pressure member with an opening, covering part of the base and being located opposite to the exothermic body, and a flow channel allowing the refrigerant to flow therein, a heat radiator for radiating heat absorbed by the refrigerant, and a pump for circulating the refrigerant between the heat receiving part and the heat radiator. In the flow channel of the heat receiving part, the refrigerant flows in through the opening of the pressure member and flows out from the periphery of the pressure member in places other than the opening.06-28-2012
20100089555LIQUID-COOLING TYPE THERMAL MODULE - A liquid-cooling type thermal module includes a liquid cooling unit and at least one heat pipe. The heat pipe has a heat-absorbing end and a heat-dissipating end. The heat-absorbing end is connected to at least one heat-producing element. The heat-producing element is located inside a system while the liquid cooling unit is located outside the system. The heat pipe connects the heat-producing element to the liquid cooling unit. Heat produced by the heat-producing element is absorbed by the heat-absorbing end and transferred to the remote liquid cooling unit via the heat-dissipating end to be dissipated. With the heat pipe being used as a medium for conducting heat, the problem of fluid leak can be eliminated, and the heat produced by the heat-producing element can be effectively carried away from the system without stagnating around the heat-producing element, enabling the thermal module to provide excellent heat dissipating effect.04-15-2010
20100051241CASING FOR HOLDING A FLUID FOR A HEAT EXCHANGER, METHOD FOR PRODUCING A CASING OF THIS TYPE AND HEAT EXCHANGER - The invention relates to a casing for holding a coolant for heat exchanger (03-04-2010
20090301692Electronic Apparatus Cooling Device - A compact, low-cost electronic apparatus cooling device which provides a high heat receiving performance with less transfer of the heat of an exothermic body to a pump. In the device, a heat receiving part has fins in a given area of a plate-like base and the height of the fins is almost equal to the thickness of the base which surrounds them. A pressure member with an opening covers part of the top of the fins and part of the base. Refrigerant flows in from part of the top of the fins in contact with the opening of the pressure member and flow out from part of the top of the fins not covered by the pressure member.12-10-2009
20130056180Energy conversion device, notably for a system for electrically driving an underwater compression and pumping station - The energy conversion device (03-07-2013
20090014156Thermal management system - Simple, compact, lightweight thermal management system offering reduced inventory of heat transfer fluid. The invention provides heat transfer fluid at a very high flow rate to a heat exchanger. A portion of the heat transfer fluid flow downstream of the heat exchanger is separated and pumped by a fluid-dynamic pump back into the heat exchanger. The fluid dynamic pump is operated by a fresh heat transfer fluid supplied at high-pressure. Because a substantial portion of the flow leaving the heat exchanger is recirculated back to the inlet, the amount of fresh heat transfer fluid consumed is substantially reduced compared to a traditional system. Uses of the invention include cooling of devices at very high heat flux including photovoltaic cells, solar panels, semiconductor laser diodes, semiconductor electronics, and laser gain medium. Other uses of the invention include systems, for refrigeration, air conditioning, and gas liquefaction.01-15-2009
20120234518BATTERY HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEM - A system may include a first heat exchanger, a pumping device, and a valve. The pumping device may be in fluid communication with the first heat exchanger. The valve may receive a fluid from the pumping device and may be movable between a first position allowing the fluid through a first flow path and a second position to allow the fluid to flow through a second flow path. The first heat exchanger may be in heat transfer relation with an energy storage device such that heat may be extracted from the energy storage device when the valve is in the first position. Heat may be transferred from the first heat exchanger to the energy storage device when the valve is in the second position.09-20-2012
20090139698Carbon-based waterlock with attached heat-exchanger for cooling of electronic devices - A cooling device for an electric component or components, includes a coolant liquid circulation system, a carbon-based heat intake block for transferring heat from said electrical component or components, a top layer on the carbon block for increasing thermal inertia during heat transfer via said layer by system coolant, and means whereby the heated coolant transfers heat to a heat remover.06-04-2009
20130043008COOLING SYSTEM FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A cooling system for cooling an electronic device includes a first heat exchanger, a second heat exchanger, a third heat exchanger, a first refrigerant pipe, a second refrigerant pipe, and a pump. The first and second refrigerant pipes receive refrigerants, which can circulate in the first and second heat exchangers. The first heat exchanger is arranged in the electronic device for cooling the electronic device. The pump circulates the refrigerants. The third heat exchanger heats liquefied gas with sea water before the sea water enters the second heat exchanger. The second heat exchanger cools the refrigerants by the cooled sea water from the third heat exchanger.02-21-2013
20120186788LOW-ENERGY WASTE GAS COOLING USING DIRECT CONTACT CONDENSER - Heat is removed from a process liquid of a direct contact condenser in waste gas cooling using two separate and distinct cooling devices that provide cooled process liquid to at least two separate sections in the direct contact condenser. Most preferably, the sections are liquidly isolated and provide the heated process liquids to the respective cooling devices. However, in other embodiments, the sections are liquidly coupled to each other so to allow transfer of the process liquid from one section to another section. One of the two cooling devices uses a lower-cost or higher-availability coolant that the other. It is generally preferred that one of the cooling devices is an air cooler and that another one of the cooling devices employs a cooling medium other than air.07-26-2012
20090133856AIRFLOW MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN A HVAC UNIT INCLUDING TWO FANS OF DIFFERENT DIAMETERS - Air is heated by a gas or electric heat exchanger or cooled in an evaporator coil. The air is discharged through a discharge opening to heat or cool an area. Two fans draw an exterior air stream over the gas or electric heat exchanger or the evaporator coil. A first fan has a diameter greater than a diameter of a second fan. When in a side discharge configuration, the second fan is located between the first fan and the side discharge opening. The first fan has a larger diameter to produce a stronger airflow to overcome the airflow produced by the second fan, better distributing the airflow from the first fan. The airflow generated by the second fan is directed to the discharge opening relatively unimpeded.05-28-2009
20090211736COOLANT CIRCULATING APPARATUS, AND COOLING APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME COOLANT CIRCULATING APPARATUS FOR ELECTRIC AND/OR ELECTRONIC DEVICE WHICH GENERATES HEAT - A coolant circulating apparatus includes circulating pumps disposed in parallel to each other and each having inlet and discharge ports and discharging coolant flowing into the inlet port from the discharge port, a coolant selectively introducing unit connected to the inlet ports of the pumps and selectively introducing the coolant into the inlet ports of the pumps, check valves connected to the discharge ports of the pumps. Branched coolant supply pipes extend horizontally or downwardly from the check valves and have extending ends at which the branched pipes are integrated with each other. An integrated coolant supply pipe extends upward from the integrated extending ends of the branched pipes. And, a coolant discharge pipe with an on-off valve extends horizontally or downwardly from the integrated extending ends of the branched pipes.08-27-2009
20100078154HEAT DISSIPATION DEVICE - A heat dissipation device includes a base, a fin group, a plurality of heat pipes connecting the base and the fin group, a fan cover covering the fin group and a fan located at a side of the fan cover. The heat pipes are received in the base and extend through the fin group. The heat pipes are received in two opposite sides of the fin group and sandwiched between the fan cover and the fin group. The fan cover includes a body and a pair of side walls extending from the body. The side walls each include a plurality of heat-dissipating fins formed on an outer surface thereof for increasing heat dissipating surface of the heat dissipating device.04-01-2010
20130098585FREE-SURFACE LIQUID CAPTURE DEVICE FOR ROTATING MACHINERY - A free-surface liquid transfer apparatus for rotating machinery includes a stationary member. The stationary member includes a main surface configured to align to a rotating member, a landing surface arranged around the main surface configured to receive and slow a continuous film of working fluid transferred from the rotating member, an annular gap arranged around the landing surface, and a hollow torus cavity arranged proximate the annular gap configured to receive the slowed continuous film of working fluid transmitted through the annular gap.04-25-2013
20080289803COOLING APPARATUS - A cooling apparatus is for dissipating heat from an electronic device. The cooling apparatus includes a casing, an impeller, and a motor. The casing is for absorbing the heat and allowing coolant to flow therein. The impeller is received in the casing. The motor is received in the casing, and is for providing a force to drive the impeller to rotate to force the coolant to flow. The coolant flows between the casing and the motor to take the heat away.11-27-2008
20120291999LIQUID COOLING DURING TESTING - A system includes electronics for testing a device, a reservoir to store coolant, where the reservoir includes a bellows that is compressible, a pump system to move coolant out of the reservoir to cool the electronics, and means to compress the bellows and thereby pressurize the coolant stored in the reservoir so that the coolant remains substantially flush with an interface to the pump system.11-22-2012
20090314473COOLING DEVICE - When the side of a surface of the board on which the device to be cooled is mounted is defined as the upper side while the side of the other surface is defined as the lower side in a substantially vertical direction to the board, a cooling device includes a heat receiving portion arranged on the upper side the device to be cooled for performing heat exchange with the device to be cooled; a columnar portion standing substantially perpendicularly on the board; a base having a through hole which the columnar portion passes through, and arranged on the upper side of the heat receiving portion; and biasing means for biasing the base along the columnar portion to thereby press the heat receiving portion against the device to be cooled.12-24-2009
20080283224WATER-COOLING HEAT-DISSIPATING SYSTEM - A water-cooling heat-dissipating system for facilitating a heat-dissipating action with a heat-generating element includes a water block and a heat exchanger. The above-mentioned components are in fluid communication with one another via a plurality of conduits. The water block is attached on the heat-generating element to absorb the heat generated by the heat-generating element. The top surface of the water block is provided with a membrane. The membrane is provided thereon with an activating element, so that the membrane swings up and down at one side thereof to guide the flow of the working fluid. The heat exchanger performs a heat-conducting action with the flowing working fluid, thereby dissipating the heat absorbed by the working fluid to the outside. In this way, the heat-generating element can be kept in a normal range of working temperature.11-20-2008
20080210408Dispensing of Carbonated Liquids - The invention relates to dispensing of a carbonised fluid. In particular the invention relates to a fluid cooling system comprising a cooling tank (09-04-2008
20110220329Cooling device and method for cooling an equipment component - Described is a cooling device for cooling an equipment component with the aid of a cooling agent, as well as a method for cooling an equipment component. In at least one embodiment, the cooling device includes a heat source for transferring thermal energy from the equipment component to the cooling agent and a heat sink for dissipating thermal energy from the cooling agent. The heat source and the heat sink are connected to each other. The cooling agent can be supplied via a forward flow line to the heat source and can flow via a return line away from the heat sink. The cooling device includes a control mechanism and two storage containers or a stratified storage tank for the cooling agent. The control mechanism is connected to the two containers and/or the stratified storage tank, the forward flow line and the return flow line. The control mechanism is embodied such that in a “mixed cooling” mode, cooling agent from the two containers or the stratified storage tank is supplied at a mixing ratio to the forward flow line.09-15-2011
20090084527Remote Cooling of a Phased Array Antenna - A self-contained cooling system for a phased array antenna includes a cooling structure, a heat exchanger, and a pump for circulating a fluid coolant around a coolant loop. The cooling system receives power from a remote power source. The cooling structure includes a plurality of coolant inlet pipes, a plurality of coolant outlet pipes, and a plurality of cooling platforms. Each of the cooling platforms has a coolant channel that begins at one of the plurality of coolant inlet pipes, terminates at one of the plurality of coolant outlet pipes, and provides a flow path for a fluid coolant. The cooling structure further includes at least one base plate releasably mounted to at least one of the plurality of cooling platforms. One or more antenna elements associated with the phased array antenna are mounted on the base plate releasably mounted to at least one of the plurality of cooling platforms. The flow of the fluid coolant through the coolant channel dissipates thermal energy produced by the one or more antenna elements.04-02-2009
20120067552CONTAINER DATA CENTER - A container data center includes a container having a top wall and a number of sidewalls, a water supply pipe arranged over the top wall, a gutter disposed adjacent to a bottom of the container, a cistern communicating with the gutter, a water pump connected between the cistern and the water supply pipe, and a cooler mounted to an end of the water supply pipe connected to the water pump. An inlet and an outlet of the water pump are correspondingly connected to the cistern and water supply pipe. The water supply pipe defines a number of water discharge holes.03-22-2012
20090050299COOLING FACILITY FOR AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - Cooling facilities for an electronic component provide a cooling device that occupies a small volume, requires only a relatively low operating voltage, and operates in any orientation. The cooling facility consists of a body defining a coolant passage including an inlet and an outlet, a pumping chamber with a variable volume changeable from a greater volume to a lesser volume in fluid communication with the inlet and the outlet, and a flow restriction facility in fluid communication with the inlet and the outlet. The flow restriction facility provides limited flow resistance to coolant flow in a first direction from the inlet to the outlet and provides increased resistance to coolant flow in the opposite direction from the outlet to the inlet. Therefore, repeated reciprocation of the pumping chamber between a greater volume and a lesser volume generates a net fluid flow from the inlet to the outlet.02-26-2009
20090101315Turbo-guiding type cooling apparatus - A turbo-guiding type cooling apparatus includes a reverse fixed blade unit interposed between the wind exit surface of the fan and the heat sink. The rotation direction of the reverse fixed blade unit is opposite to that of the fan. A receiving chamber is formed under the shaft of the reverse fixed blade unit, and the receiving chamber has at least one-third height of the reverse fixed blade unit. A separation portion extending into the receiving chamber is formed at the center of the top of at least one part of the heat sink. The reverse fixed blade unit includes a reduction cover inward tapered at the periphery of the wind outlet thereof. The height (h04-23-2009
20100263838Synthetic Jet Ejector for Augmentation of Pumped Liquid Loop Cooling and Enhancement of Pool and Flow Boiling - A thermal management system (10-21-2010
20120103575COOLING DEVICE - An exemplary cooling device includes a heat dissipating member, a pump, a heat absorbing member defining a receiving chamber containing coolant therein, and a liquid input conduit and a liquid output conduit connecting the heat absorbing member, the heat dissipation member and the pump together to form a heat transfer loop. The heat absorbing member have at a first side and a second side opposite to the first side. The heat absorbing member defines a heating area at the first side. The heating area is configured to contact a heat generating component for absorbing heat generated by the heat generating component. The heat absorbing member includes at the second side a liquid inlet aligned with the heating area and liquid outlets around the liquid inlet.05-03-2012
20090120620VEHICLE BATTERY COOLING DEVICE - A vehicle battery cooling device, which includes: a battery case for housing a plurality of batteries to be mounted on a vehicle; a fan for circulating air for cooling the batteries by suctioning air in the battery case; an air inlet disposed on each of a pair of side wall portions facing each other for introducing air from outside the battery case; and an air outlet disposed on a bottom wall portion of the battery case for exhausting air from the battery case by suctioning of the fan.05-14-2009
20100018682Wearable Vascular System for Facilitating Evaporative Cooling of an Individual - A water-cooling apparatus is disclosed that significantly improves the comfort of an individual by reducing overheating, perspiration, dehydration, odors, and electrolyte loss. A vascular distribution system attachable either directly to the individual or to a shirt or other garment worn by the individual delivers water that cools the individual by evaporation. A source of water can be included, and water can be pumped and/or squeezed from the source, pushed by air pressure, or drawn through the vascular system by gravity or capillary action. A chiller can cool the water before it is delivered, and the vascular system and/or water source can be in thermal contact with the individual. A connecting port can be included to allow the water source to be temporarily connected, and a drinking port can be included to allow the individual to drink the water and/or force water into the vascular system by blowing into the port.01-28-2010
20100018683Double flow-circuit heat exchange device for periodic positive and reverse directional pumping - The present invention discloses the double flow circuit heat exchange operating function for periodic positive and reverse directional pumping, wherein the fluid ports at the two sides of double flow circuit type heat exchanger are equipped with the bidirectional fluid pumping device capable of producing positive or negative pressures for periodically positive or reverse pumping the two circuits of fluids in different flow directions, while maintaining the relationship of different flow directions between the two circuits of fluids during the periodic positive or reverse pumping operations.01-28-2010
20100243215COOLING SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE WITH HYBRID PROPULSION - A cooling system for a vehicle with hybrid propulsion; the cooling system is provided with a hydraulic circuit, inside which a cooling fluid flows, and has: a main branch, which carries out the cooling of a heat engine and comprises at least a first pump mechanically operated by the heat engine, and at least one radiator which is hit by air when the vehicle is moving; and a secondary branch, which is connected in parallel to the main branch by means of a starting offtake and an arrival offtake, has no heat exchangers of the water/air type, carries out the cooling of a reversible electric machine which may be mechanically connected to the driving wheels, and of a first electronic power converter which controls the electric machine, and comprises at least a second pump electrically operated.09-30-2010
20100101764Double flow-circuit heat exchange device for periodic positive and reverse directional pumping - The present invention provides a double flow-circuit heat exchange device for periodic positive and reverse directional pumping, which is disposed with the bi-directional fluid pump capable of producing positive pressure or negative pressure at the fluid port on two sides of the bi-directional heat exchange device for periodically positive and reverse pumping the two fluid circuits in opposite flowing directions, thereby in the operation of periodically positive and reverse pumping to maintain the two fluid circuits in different flowing directions.04-29-2010
20100032139WIND-GUIDING COVER - A wind guiding cover applied to an electronic device is provided, which has an air inlet portion and an air outlet portion opposing to the air inlet portion. A heat exchange zone is formed between the air inlet and the air outlet, and an airflow disturbing portion, adjacent to the air inlet portion, is formed within the heat exchange zone. The airflow disturbing portion in the present invention allows a greater air disturbance of the airflow passing therethrough, as a result, it improves the heat exchange coefficient and increases the heat exchange effect in the present invention.02-11-2010
20100218918COOLING STRUCTURE FOR ROTATING ELECTRIC MACHINE - A rotating electric machine including an edgewise coil formed of a rectangular wire is efficiently cooled. The edgewise coil is formed by winding the rectangular wire around a tooth (09-02-2010
20100300658Method and system of recovering the heat wasted from the steam boilers continuous blow down to preheat the boiler combustion air - Heat from continuous blow down from a steam boiler is used to preheat boiler combustion air. Blow down from the steam boiler is fed through a flash tank and a 3-way valve to a liquid heat exchanger to heat a circulating liquid. The hot circulating liquid is fed to a preheat coil to heat combustion air for a steam boiler. A 3-way valve located between the flash tank and heat exchanger controls the flow of blow down to the heat exchanger. A temperature sensor which monitors the temperature of the circulating liquid controls the 3-way valve and a circulating pump moves the liquid around a closed loop. Motorized or variable frequency drive damper control the flow of air to the preheat coil and to the combustion air blower of the steam boiler.12-02-2010
20110240265CONTAINER BASED DATA CENTER SOLUTIONS - A cooling container comprises a container housing with a chilled water storage tank including a first interface for receiving chilled water. The chilled water tank has a plurality of straight pipes joined by elbows connections to provide a folded path, the full path length being greater than the length of the container housing, and a second interface for outputting the chilled water. A number of interfaces within the container housing are configured to receive a chiller module or a free cool unit.10-06-2011
20120145359METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HANDHELD DEVICE AIRFLOW - Various apparatus and methods are described for moving air in a portable electronic device for purposes such as cooling. In a typical embodiment, the apparatus comprises an airflow-generating device and a vibration component. The vibration component may be used to drive the airflow-generating device. Further, techniques are described in which the airflow-generating device may be driven without causing the portable electronic device to vibrate.06-14-2012
20100122802Single flow circuit heat absorbing/release device for periodic positive and reverse directional pumping - The present invention discloses the conventional cold heat absorbing and the heat dissipating warming energy discharge device being further made to the single flow circuit functional structure for periodic positive and reverse directional pumping, wherein it is through changing the flow direction of the positive or reverse directional pumping the fluid passing through the flow circuit to timely improve the temperature distribution status between the fluid and the heat absorbing/release device as well as to reduce the disadvantages of impurity accumulations at fixed flow direction.05-20-2010
20100018684WATER PILLOW FOR HEAT RADIATION - According to a water pillow for heat radiation for touching a heat generating object, absorbing heat from the heat generating object and radiating heat by cooling liquid that circulates inside the water pillow, said device includes an inflow inlet for flowing the cooling liquid inside the water pillow, a drain outlet for flowing the cooling liquid out of inside the water pillow, a plurality of cooling fins spoke wise disposed on a first plane constituting a cavity inside the water pillow where the cooling liquid circulates and an impeller for circulating in a whirl the cooling liquid disposed on a second plane opposed in parallel or almost parallel with the first plane.01-28-2010
20090032228RECUPERATIVE CLIMATE CONDITIONING SYSTEM - Device for thermal energy exchange between a first medium flow (02-05-2009
20110088878Supersonic Cooling System - A supersonic cooling system operates by pumping liquid. Because the supersonic cooling system pumps liquid, the compression system does not require the use of a condenser. The compression system utilizes a compression wave. An evaporator of the compression system operates in the critical flow regime where the pressure in an evaporator tube will remain almost constant and then ‘jump’ or ‘shock up’ to the ambient pressure.04-21-2011
20110253346AUXILLIARY RESERVOIR FOR A LIQUID SYSTEM - A liquid system for circulating a liquid through a circulation loop includes a liquid pump, a primary liquid reservoir and an auxiliary liquid reservoir. The liquid pump pressurizes liquid within the circulation loop. The primary liquid reservoir has a primary variable volume expandable to accommodate volumetric expansion of pressurized liquid up to a threshold volume. The auxiliary liquid reservoir has an auxiliary variable volume expandable only after the threshold volume is exceeded up to a maximum volume.10-20-2011
20110253347Vacuum Pumped Liquid Cooling System for Computers - A reliable, leak tolerant liquid cooling system with a backup air-cooling system for computers is provided. The system may use a vacuum pump and a liquid pump in combination to provide negative fluid pressure so that liquid does not leak out of the system near electrical components. The system distributes flow and pressure with a series of pressure regulating valves so that an array of computers can be serviced by a single cooling system. The system provides both air and liquid cooling so that if the liquid cooling system does not provide adequate cooling, the air cooling system will be automatically activated. A connector system is provided to automatically evacuate the liquid from the heat exchangers before they are disconnected.10-20-2011
20090126907Isolated Gas Heating System for an Electronic Display - A preferred embodiment relates to a heating system and a method for heating an electronic display. A preferred embodiment includes a transparent gas heat-transfer chamber which may be coexistent with the viewable display surface. The heating system defines two gas compartments that are anterior and posterior to the electronic display and are in gaseous communication. Fans may be used to propel the isolated gas through the two chambers. The circulating gas transfers heat to the electronic display surface by convection. The isolated gas is preferably transparent or at least semi-transparent.05-21-2009
20090126906Isolated Gas Cooling System for an Electronic Display - A preferred embodiment relates to a cooling system and a method for cooling an electronic display. Exemplary embodiments include a transparent gas cooling chamber. The components in the system are preferably housed within the electronic display housing. The cooling chamber defines a gas compartment that is anterior to and coextensive with the electronic display surface. Fans may be used to propel the isolated gas through the cooling chamber. The circulating gas removes heat directly from the electronic display surface by convection. The isolated gas is transparent or at least semi-transparent. The image quality of an exemplary embodiment remains essentially unchanged, even though the gas is flowing through a narrow channel over the visible face of the electronic display surface.05-21-2009
20080314564TEMPERATURE CONTROL DEVICE - A temperature control device controls the temperature of a controlled object by circulating a fluid in a temperature adjustment unit arranged near the controlled object. The temperature control device comprises a heating pathway that heats and circulates the fluid in the temperature adjustment unit, a cooling pathway that cools and circulates the fluid in the temperature adjustment unit, a bypass pathway that does not pass the fluid through the heating pathway and cooling pathway, but circulates the fluid in the temperature adjustment unit, and adjustment means that adjust a flow ratio of the fluid that is supplied from the heating pathway, cooling pathway, and bypass pathway to the temperature adjustment unit via a confluence unit that combines these flows. The adjustment means are provided on a downstream side of each of the heating pathway, the cooling pathway, and the bypass pathway and on the upstream side of the confluence unit.12-25-2008
20110162822Cooling System - A cooling system for an apparatus having heat generating components. The cooling system includes a housing and multiple sealed chambers. Fluid intake and exhaust ports are formed in the housing. The sealed chambers are for containing the heat generating components and are arranged within the housing to form a cooling fluid flow channel separating the sealed chambers from one another. The cooling fluid flow channel is in fluid communication with the fluid intake and exhaust ports.07-07-2011
20110162821SELF-PUMPING LIQUID AND GAS COOLING SYSTEM FOR THE COOLING OF SOLAR CELLS AND HEAT-GENERATING ELEMENTS - A self-pumping liquid and gas cooling system for the cooling of solar cells and heat generating elements. A method for the self-pumping of liquid and gas coolants utilizes the cooling system. The essentially closed coolant system incorporates a heat exchanger having a length meandering tubing passing therethrough the opposite ends of which are, respectively, in communication with a driving pump and a return pump that are interconnected by a shaft. Hereby, tubing intermediate the circuit formed by the pumps extends through an evaporator structure containing the chip or heat-generating solar cell or cells.07-07-2011
20110132579Liquid Submerged, Horizontal Computer Server Rack and Systems and Method of Cooling such a Server Rack - Apparatus, systems, and methods for efficiently cooling computing devices having heat-generating electronic components, such as, for example, independently operable servers, immersed in a dielectric liquid coolant in a tank. 06-09-2011
20110168360HEAT EXCHANGER - A heat exchanger includes a body having a center and a spiral guiding trough extending spirally and outwardly from the center toward an outside of the center. The radius of the spiral guiding trough increases gradually from the center toward the outside of the center. A first port and a second port are in communication with the spiral guiding trough respectively. With the combination of the spiral guiding trough and the body, the fluid can be sufficiently mixed in the spiral guiding trough, thereby achieving an excellent thermal-conducting effect.07-14-2011
20100025017FAN MODULE - A fan module including a fan frame, at least one fan unit, and a plurality of resilient pins is provided. The fan frame is provided with an accommodation space therein and is disposed with a plurality of mounting slots thereon. The fan unit is disposed in the accommodation space and has a base, in which the base has a plurality of mounting holes corresponding to the mounting slots. Each resilient pin has an insert end and a catch end. The insert end is penetrated through the corresponding mounting hole and the catch end is caught in the corresponding mounting slot, such that the fan unit is mounted to the fan frame by the resilient pins. Since the resilient pins are used to replace conventional screws in the present invention, the fan module is enabled to have a better damping effect, thereby meeting requirements for low-noise operation.02-04-2010
20100276119Compact, high-effectiveness, gas-to-gas compound recuperator with liquid intermediary - A liquid-loop compound recuperator is disclosed for high-ε heat exchange between a first shell-side fluid stream and a second shell-side fluid stream of similar thermal capacity rates (W/K). The compound recuperator is comprised of at least two fluid-to-liquid (FL) recuperator modules for transfer of heat from a shell-side fluid, usually a gas, to an intermediary tube-side heat transfer liquid (HTL). Each FL module includes a plurality of thermally isolated, serially connected, adjacent exchanger cores inside a pressure vessel. The cores are rows of finned tubes for cross-flow transfer of heat, and they are arranged in series to effectively achieve counterflow exchange between the HTL and the shell-side stream. The HTL may be water, an organic liquid, a molten alloy, or a molten salt.11-04-2010
20100122801Single flow circuit heat exchange device for periodic positive and reverse directional pumping - The present invention discloses that the temperature distribution status between the fluid and the heat exchanger or the full heat exchanger is improved by periodically changing the flow directions of the positive or reverse directional pumping fluid, wherein the positive or reverse directional pumping fluid is passed through the heat exchanger inside fluid pump, or through the heat exchanger being interposed or coated with desiccant material, or the heat exchanger itself additionally having moisture absorbing function thereby constituting the full heat exchange functions of thermal energy recovery and dehumidification effect as well as reducing the disadvantages of impurity accumulations at fixed flow direction.05-20-2010
20110315353LIQUID-COOLED ELECTRONICS RACK WITH IMMERSION-COOLED ELECTRONIC SUBSYSTEMS AND VERTICALLY-MOUNTED, VAPOR-CONDENSING UNIT - Liquid-cooled electronics racks are provided which include: immersion-cooled electronic subsystems; a vertically-oriented, vapor-condensing unit facilitating condensing dielectric fluid vapor egressing from the immersion-cooled subsystems, the vertically-oriented, vapor-condensing unit being sized and configured to reside adjacent to at least one side of the electronics rack; a reservoir for holding dielectric fluid, the reservoir receiving dielectric fluid condensate from the vertically-oriented, vapor-condensing unit; a dielectric fluid supply manifold coupling in fluid communication the reservoir and the dielectric fluid inlets of the immersion-cooled electronic subsystems; and a pump associated with a reservoir for pumping under pressure dielectric fluid from the reservoir to the dielectric fluid supply manifold for maintaining dielectric fluid in a liquid state within the immersion-cooled electronic subsystems.12-29-2011
20120061058COOLING SYSTEM FOR A COMPUTER SYSTEM - The invention relates to a cooling system for a computer system, said computer system comprising at least one unit such as a central processing unit (CPU) generating thermal energy and said cooling system intended for cooling the at least one processing unit and comprising a reservoir having an amount of cooling liquid, said cooling liquid intended for accumulating and transferring of thermal energy dissipated from the processing unit to the cooling liquid. The cooling system has a heat exchanging interface for providing thermal contact between the processing unit and the cooling liquid for dissipating heat from the processing unit to the cooling liquid, Different embodiments of the heat exchanging system as well as means for establishing and controlling a flow of cooling liquid and a cooling strategy constitutes the invention of the cooling system.03-15-2012
20090114376OUTDOOR UNIT OF AIR CONDITIONER - An outdoor unit of an air conditioner is provided in which a wind whistling sound and a vibration noise due to airflow are reduced. The outdoor unit includes an outdoor heat exchanger, a fan, a motor for driving the fan, and a motor support table for supporting the motor. The fan moves air on the outdoor heat exchanger to promote heat exchange between refrigerant and air. The motor support table (05-07-2009
20120205075HEATING SYSTEM - The non-polluting heating system employs heated oil as a heat transfer medium. The oil is heated by hydraulic circulation and only requires motive apparatus to insure the flow of the oil in a closed system. The system includes a plurality of centrifugal oil filters and reducer fittings. A conventional, high-efficiency, indirect heat exchanger is utilized to transfer heat from the oil to air that flows into the confines of a structure (house, building, etc.) to be heated. Thermostats are employed to control operation of the system.08-16-2012
20100065256Mechanically compliant thermal spreader with an embedded cooling loop for containing and circulating electrically-conductive liquid - The present invention is a thermal spreader for providing a high effective thermal conductivity between a heat source and a heat sink. The thermal spreader may include a mechanically flexible substrate. The mechanically flexible substrate may be at least partially constructed of organic materials. The mechanically flexible substrate may form an internal channel which is configured for containing an electrically-conductive liquid. The thermal spreader may further include a pump. The pump may be configured for being connected to the substrate and for circulating the electrically-conductive liquid within the internal channel. The thermal spreader may further include one or more thermally-conductive, rigid metal inserts. Each insert may be configured for being in thermal contact with the electrically-conductive liquid and the substrate and for promoting heat transfer between the thermal spreader and the electrically-conductive liquid.03-18-2010
20110120676Cool Ride - The present invention may include a cooling system for the user which may include a spray dispenser for dispensing fluid spray on the user, a steering handle or other available mounting surface to mount the spray dispenser, a fluid reservoir to store the fluid, and a fluid pump to pump the fluid from the fluid reservoir to the spray dispenser. The steering handle may be a steering handle for a motorcycle, and the fluid may be water. The fluid pump may be connected to a energy source, and the energy source may be a battery. The energy source may be a alternator and the spray dispenser may include a elongated tube, and the spray dispenser may include an aperture. The spray dispenser may be detachably connected to the steering handle and the fluid pump may be operated by a switch. The switch may be mounted on the steering handle or other available mounting surface.05-26-2011
20120103574HEATING SYSTEM UTILIZING WASTE HEAT FROM ILLUMINATING DEVICE - A heating system utilizing waste heat from illuminating device includes at least one illuminating device and a water supply device. The illuminating device has at least one light-emitting module, which has one side in contact with at least one heat-dissipation device. The heat-dissipation device and the water supply device are connected to each other via a pipeline. Water is supplied by the water supply device to the heat-dissipation device for directly absorbing heat that is transferred from the light-emitting module to the heat-dissipation device and accordingly cooling the heat-dissipation device. The heat-absorbed water is then delivered via the pipeline to a water reservoir for people to use. Thus, waste heat produced by the illuminating device is effectively converted into a usable energy source to be fully utilized.05-03-2012
20120205076TEMPERATURE EQUALIZATION APPARATUS JETTING FLUID FOR THERMAL CONDUCTION USED IN ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - The present invention discloses an external thermal conduction interface structure of electrical equipment wherein a fluid jetting device is utilized to jet a thermal conductive fluid for exchanging heat with the external thermal conduction interface structure of electrical equipment via the thermal energy of the jetted thermal conductive fluid, the heat exchange means includes the external thermal conduction interface structure of electrical equipment having relative high temperature being cooled by a fluid have relative lower temperature, and external thermal conduction interface structure of electrical equipment having relative lower temperature being heated by a fluid having relative higher temperature.08-16-2012
20130220582COOLING SYSTEM FOR A COMPUTER SYSTEM - The invention relates to a cooling system for a computer system, said computer system comprising at least one unit such as a central processing unit (CPU) generating thermal energy and said cooling system intended for cooling the at least one processing unit and comprising a reservoir having an amount of cooling liquid, said cooling liquid intended for accumulating and transferring of thermal energy dissipated from the processing unit to the cooling liquid. The cooling system has a heat exchanging interface for providing thermal contact between the processing unit and the cooling liquid for dissipating heat from the processing unit to the cooling liquid, Different embodiments of the heat exchanging system as well as means for establishing and controlling a flow of cooling liquid and a cooling strategy constitutes the invention of the cooling system.08-29-2013
20120061057Cooling device and image forming apparatus - A liquid-cooling-type cooling device includes a circulatory path for coolant that cools a temperature rise portion; a heat absorbing unit that absorbs a heat from the temperature rise portion by the coolant; a heat radiating unit that radiate the heat from the coolant; a pump that circulates the coolant; and a plurality of liquid-contacting metal portions that comes into contact with the coolant, each of the liquid-contacting metal portions being made of a metal material. At least one of the liquid-contacting metal portions is grounded.03-15-2012
20120111543COOLING SYSTEM - A cooling system to be mounted in a hybrid vehicle including a motor driven and a generator includes a cooling path and a pressurizing unit. In the cooling path, coolant for cooling the motor and the generator is recirculated. The pressurizing unit pumps the coolant. The motor is disposed downstream of the pressurizing unit in a recirculating direction of the coolant. The generator is disposed downstream of the motor and upstream of the pressurizing unit in the recirculating direction.05-10-2012
20120152498FLUID HEAT EXCHANGE SYSTEMS - A heat exchanger includes: a heat spreader plate; plural microchannels for directing heat transfer fluid over the heat spreader plate, wherein each microchannel has a first end and an opposite end, extends substantially parallel with each other microchannel, and has a continuous flow path between the first and opposite ends; a fluid inlet opening for the microchannels and positioned between the first and opposite ends, a first fluid outlet opening from each of the microchannel first ends; and an opposite fluid outlet opening from each of the microchannel opposite ends, the fluid inlet opening and the first and opposite fluid outlet openings providing that a flow fluid that passes into the plurality of microchannels, flows along the plurality of microchannels outwardly from the fluid inlet opening. A method of cooling a heat generating component uses a fluid heat exchanger that splits a mass flow of coolant.06-21-2012
20120152497Rocker Chiller with Improved Product Moisture Retention - The rocker chiller 06-21-2012
20080289802RADIATOR AND COOLING SYSTEM - A radiator includes an inlet line and an outlet line for a coolant to be cooled, and a plurality of flow passage units each being connected to the inlet and outlet lines respectively in parallel with adjacent flow passages with a space therebetween. Due to this configuration, it is possible to attain a high cooling capability with a small flow speed of the coolant, which is enabled by increasing the number of the flow passage units with respect to a certain flow rate passing through the inlet and outlet lines. This radiator can be employed for a cooling system together with a fan blowing air toward the flow passage units of the radiator, a coolant jacket for absorbing heat from a heat source such as a CPU, and a fluid pump for circulating the coolant between the coolant jacket and the radiator.11-27-2008
20100288472NANOFLUIDS FOR THERMAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS - A nanofluid is generally provided for use in a heat transfer system. The nanofluid can include nanoparticles suspended in a base liquid at a nanoparticle concentration in the nanofluid of about 0.01% to about 5% by volume. The nanoparticles can include zinc-oxide nanoparticles. The nanofluid for use in a heat transfer system can, in one embodiment, further include a surfactant.11-18-2010
20120211204MULTIDIMENSIONAL HEAT TRANSFER SYSTEM FOR COOLING ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS - Devices, methods, and systems for facilitating heat transfer and cooling electronic components are presented. A system for cooling an electronic component includes a cold core, a plurality of solid state cooling devices, and a plurality of heat sinks. The cold core may define one or more cavities for receiving electronic components. The system may include an air mover and a duct. In operation, the system may cool an electronic component to sub-ambient temperatures. In other embodiments, the system may include multiple cold cores connected by liquid conduits for facilitating a flow of a cooling fluid.08-23-2012
20120255711THERMAL ACCUMULATOR AND METHOD OF USE - A thermal management system for a vehicle includes a tank, a heat exchanger, a pump, and a valve located on a conduit. The heat exchanger is located downstream of the tank, the pump is located between the tank and the heat exchanger, and the valve is located downstream of the heat exchanger. The heat exchanger places the coolant in a heat exchange relationship with a heat load from the vehicle such that the coolant vaporizes. The valve regulates pressure within the heat exchanger and controls exhaustion of the vaporized coolant from the vehicle. Water, used as a coolant, can be replenished in flight by condensing a portion of the heat exchanger exhaust or condensing water as part of the environmental control system function or by condensing a portion of the engine exhaust.10-11-2012
20090020270APPARATUS FOR DISTRIBUTING AND CONTROLLING A HEAT CARRIER - The invention relates to an apparatus for distributing and controlling a heat carrier which originates from a heat and/or cold source, in particular hot and/or cold water, which is supplied to heating and/or cooling bodies and/or surfaces in rooms of a building, wherein the feed of the heat and/or cold source issues into a feed chamber from which the feeds of the heating and/or cooling bodies and/or surfaces branch off, wherein the returns of the heating and/or cooling bodies and/or surfaces issue into a return chamber of the apparatus, from which return chamber the return of the heat and/or cold source emanates, and wherein in particular a controlled decentralized pump is in each case arranged in the feeds and/or returns of the heating and/or cooling bodies and/or surfaces.01-22-2009
20100326635HEAT EXCHANGING DEVICE, AND DEVICE ADAPTED FOR HOUSING HEAT GENERATING ELEMENT AND USING THE HEAT EXCHANGING DEVICE - A heat-exchanging device employed in a heat generator casing with a small installation area. The heat-exchanging device includes a heat exchanger, a first air blower, and a second air blower in a first case. The first case includes a first inlet, a first outlet, a second inlet, and a second outlet. The first outlet is disposed in a direction different from a direction facing the first inlet. The second outlet is disposed in a direction different from a direction facing the second inlet. A first path where a first fluid flows and a second path where a second fluid flows cross in the heat exchanger. Heat is exchanged between the first fluid and the second fluid. The first air blower establishes a first passage where the first fluid flows from the first inlet to the first outlet via the first path. The second air blower establishes a second passage where the second fluid flows from the second inlet to the second outlet via the second path.12-30-2010
20100326634COOLING SYSTEM FOR A COMPUTER SYSTEM - The invention relates to a cooling system for a computer system, said computer system comprising at least one unit such as a central processing unit (CPU) generating thermal energy and said cooling system intended for cooling the at least one processing unit and comprising a reservoir having an amount of cooling liquid, said cooling liquid intended for accumulating and transferring of thermal energy dissipated from the processing unit to the cooling liquid. The cooling system has a heat exchanging interface for providing thermal contact between the processing unit and the cooling liquid for dissipating heat from the processing unit to the cooling liquid. Different embodiments of the heat exchanging system as well as means for establishing and controlling a flow of cooling liquid and a cooling strategy constitutes the invention of the cooling system.12-30-2010
20100326633Cooling Device for Lamp with Power Light Emitting Diode - The present invention refers to a cooling device for lamp with power light emitting diode comprising of a number of cooling water containers containing a circulating pump and a temperature sensor installed to a particular body with lighting installed. Cooling water incoming pipe and extruding pipe connected to the cooling water container above are connected to a cooling water circulation passage of power light emitting diode, so that cooling water flows in circulation within the circulation passage. When the temperature of the circulating cooling water rises to a certain point, the circulation of the particular cooling water container stops operating, and another cooling water container is operated to keep the thermal power light emitting diode at room temperature, so that the durability of the power light emitting diode is lengthened, and maximizes the cooling effectiveness and power-saving.12-30-2010
20120298338DATA CENTER WITH DUAL RADIATOR CABINETS FOR REDUNDANT OPERATION - Methods of preventing overheating of computer equipment in a cabinet when a supply coolant to a cooler in the cabinet fails. An example embodiment is a data center that includes a plurality of cabinets and at least two main coolant supply lines. The cabinets are configured to house computer equipment and the main coolant supply lines provide coolant to the plurality of cabinets. Moreover, each cabinet includes a cooler and each of these coolers includes at least two radiators which receive coolant from different main coolant supply lines.11-29-2012
20130008632HEAT SPREADER - A flexible, self-contained active multi-phase heat spreader apparatus for cooling electronic components, the heat spreader having fluid sealed between two plates and a pumping mechanism to actuate multi-phase flow of the fluid. Thermal energy from an electronic component in contact with the heat spreader is dissipated from a core region via the working fluid to the entire heat spreader, and then to a heat sink. Surface enhancement features located between the two plates aid transfer of thermal energy from a first metal plate into the fluid.01-10-2013
20130168059Pumped Refrigerant Cooling System With 1+1 To N+1 And Built-In Redundancy - A pumped refrigerant cooling system having cooling units with associated pumping units for providing working fluid to the cooling unit to enable cooling of a space. The pumped refrigerant cooling system also includes a redundant pumping unit which is activated when a primary pumping unit associated with a cooling unit becomes inactive. The primary pumping unit is deactivated in favor of the redundant pumping unit. Once the primary pumping unit is placed in a condition suitable for reactivation, the redundant pumping unit is deactivated, and the primary pumping unit is reactivated.07-04-2013
20130175010STARTUP METHOD FOR FRACTIONATOR - A startup method for a fractionator that is supplied with, and fractionally distills, a hydrocracked product obtained in a wax fraction hydrocracking step by hydrocracking a wax fraction contained within a Fischer-Tropsch synthetic oil, the method including a preheating step of preheating the fractionator using a hydrocarbon oil that includes at least a portion of the hydrocracked product and is liquid at a normal temperature and normal pressure.07-11-2013
20130175009Rocker Chiller with Serpentine Carcass Flow - A rocker chiller 07-11-2013
20080196866REFRIGERATOR ACCELERATED HEAT EXCHANGER - A heat exchanger for a refrigerator includes a dividing wall that bifurcates the heat exchanger into first and second airflow passages. The fins include apertures therein, allowing for both horizontal and vertical movement of air through the heat exchanger. The dividing wall extends through the heat exchanger at an angle, which decreases the cross-sectional diameter of both the first and second airflow passages and results in accelerated air flow through the air passages. In use, air from the refrigerator is directed into the first airflow passage of the heat exchanger for heat exchange, and is then directed by curved baffles into the second airflow passage for further heat exchange. Air exiting the second airflow passage is then directed into a compartment of the refrigerator.08-21-2008
20090090488NIGHT SKY COOLING SYSTEM - A cooling system that can be used to cool water and to cool an air supply to a building. The system employs a stand alone cooling tower and a night sky cooler. As a result, the water can be cooled below the ambient wet bulb temperature.04-09-2009
20100300659Compressor Having Capacity Modulation Or Fluid Injection Systems - A compressor may include first and second scroll members and first and second pistons. The first scroll member includes a first end plate and a first scroll wrap. The second scroll member includes a second end plate and a second scroll wrap that is intermeshed with the first scroll wrap to define moving fluid pockets. The second end plate may include a first and second passages, first and second recesses, and first and second ports extending through the second end plate and communicating with at least one of the pockets. The first piston may be disposed in the first recess and movable between first and second positions controlling communication between the first passage and the first port. The second piston may be disposed in the second recess and movable between first and second positions controlling communication between at least one of the pockets and said second passage.12-02-2010
20130153177METHOD FOR HEATING UP OR KEEPING WARM THE FLOW PATHS OF A PROCESS PLANT - The invention relates to a method for heating up or keeping warm the flow paths of a process plant, wherein a stream of fluid provided for heating up or keeping warm the flow paths is guided in a circuit which comprises a heating device (06-20-2013
20100175857MILLICHANNEL HEAT SINK, AND STACK AND APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A cooling device comprises an upper surface configured to contact the baseplate, an inlet manifold configured to receive a coolant, an outlet manifold configured to exhaust the coolant, and at least one set of millichannels in the upper surface. The at least one set of the millichannels defines at least one heat sink region with at least one groove about one or more millichannels in the respective heat sink region with the groove configured to receive a seal. The at least one heat sink region establishes direct contact of the coolant with the baseplate, and the millichannels are configured to receive the coolant from the inlet manifold and to deliver the coolant to the outlet manifold. An apparatus and a stack are also presented.07-15-2010
20100155036Cooling system - In one aspect, the present disclosure is directed to a method for controlling operation of an electric water pump configured to circulate a cooling fluid. The method may include detecting a startup of an electric power source associated with the electric water pump. In addition, the method may include monitoring a voltage available to the electric water pump in response to the detected startup of the power source. The method may also include providing an activation signal to the electric water pump if the monitored voltage is equal to or greater than a first threshold voltage.06-24-2010
20100155035Liquid-Cooled Heat Radiator - A liquid-cooled heat radiator 06-24-2010
20090107657ADJUSTABLE COOLING SYSTEM FOR AIRPLANE ELECTRONICS - Airplane ground service equipment includes an air conditioning system for an airplane and also a fluid cooling system for airplane electronics which detachably connects to a first port and a second port on the airplane. The fluid cooling system includes a first connector, a second connector, and a fluid conduit therebetween, the first and second connectors being adapted to be connected to the first and second ports, respectively, such that the connection of the ports to the connectors completes a fluid circuit. A fluid pump directs fluid through the fluid conduit, and a heat exchanger in the fluid conduit removes heat from the fluid circuit and transfers it into the air conditioning system of the ground support equipment. A temperature regulation mechanism stabilizes the temperature of the fluid in the fluid conduit to compensate for changes in the amount of heat that is drawn from the airplane electronics.04-30-2009
20130020058COOLING UNIT - A cooling unit includes: at least one pump that circulates coolant; a tank having a first inlet through which coolant is caused to flow in and at least one first outlet through which the coolant is expelled to the at least one pump; and an air bubble accumulating portion provided in an upper part of the tank, wherein the first inlet is disposed at a position such that the coolant is caused to flow into the air bubble accumulating portion, and the at least one first outlet is provided below the air bubble accumulating portion.01-24-2013
20130020057COOLING UNIT - A cooling unit includes: a flow path that circulates coolant; and a tank that stores the coolant, the tank including a plurality of side walls, an inlet that is provided in a first side wall of the plurality of side walls and through which the coolant is caused to flow in, an outlet that is provided in a second side wall other than the first side wall and located below the inlet and through which the coolant is discharged, and an overhanging portion provided on the inner wall surface of the second side wall and located above the outlet.01-24-2013
20110155353Liquid cooling device - A liquid cooling device is mounted in a large-sized overhead projector to absorb heat generated by a light-generating device. The liquid cooling device has a water tank, a heat sink, a liquid block assembly and a pump. The water tank has an outlet hole formed on the middle of the water. The heat sink communicates with the water tank. The liquid block assembly contacts the light-generating device and is filled with a coolant and communicates with the heat sink via an inlet duct. The pump is mounted in the large-sized overhead projector and is in fluid communications with the water tank via an outlet duct mounted in the outlet hole of the water tank. Therefore, when the large-sized overhead projector is put upright or turned upside down, the outlet hole is always in the middle of the water tank, preventing the pump from idling and being damaged as the amount of coolant is reduced.06-30-2011

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