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Investigation of Indoor Environment for a Data Center

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Lingcang Li, Yanlei Liu, Xiuling Wang, A. G. Agwu Nnanna

Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, IN

Paper No. IMECE2009-12513, pp. 633-642; 10 pages
doi:10.1115/IMECE2009-12513
From:
  • ASME 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 9: Heat Transfer, Fluid Flows, and Thermal Systems, Parts A, B and C
  • Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA, November 13–19, 2009
  • Conference Sponsors: ASME
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4382-6 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3863-1
  • Copyright © 2009 by ASME

abstract

Special indoor air environment requirements are needed for the data center, such as ambient temperature, airflow pattern, relative humidity and ozone concentration to maintain the reliability of a computer system. In this paper, a numerical simulation based on 3-D Finite Volume Method has been conducted for a data center at Purdue University Calumet. The purpose of the simulation is to find out the most effective and low-cost air condition system. Results for temperature, relative humidity distributions as well as velocity patterns are presented. Mesh independent studies are performed. Numerical results are validated by experimental data. Suggestions are given based on the simulation results for improving the indoor environment of the data center.

Copyright © 2009 by ASME
Topics: Data centers

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