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A CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) Modeling Software Tool for Data Centers

  • Pressure distribution and airflow pattern under the raised floor  » Click to zoom ->

    Pressure distribution and airflow pattern under the raised floor

  • Rack temperature map  » Click to zoom ->

    Rack temperature map

List of publications...

  • CFD Modeling of an Existing Raised-Floor Data Center. Semi-Therm 29. 2013.
  • Use of Passive Rear-Door Heat Exchangers to Cool Low to Moderate Heat Loads. ASHRAE Paper No. ML-11-C004. 2011.
  • Prediction of Distributed Air Leakage in Raised-Floor Data Centers. ASHRAE Trans., Vol. 113, Part 1, pp. 219-226, 2007.
  • Analysis of Airflow Distribution Across a Front-to-Rear Server Rack. Paper No. IPack2007-33574, ASME InterPack ’07. 2007.
  • Airflow Distribution Through Perforated Tiles in Raised-Floor Data Centers. Building and Environment, Vol. 41, No. 6, pp. 734-744, 2006.
  • Distributed Leakage Flow in Raised-Floor Data Centers. Ipack2005-73273. ASME InterPack'05. 2005. (pdf)
  • Distribution of Cooling Airflow in a Raised-Floor Data Center. ASHRAE Trans., Vol. 110, Part 2, pp. 629-635, 2004.
  • Raised-Floor Data Center: Perforated Tile Flow Rates for Various Tile Layouts. Itherm 2004. (pdf)
  • Use of Computational Fluid Dynamics for Calculating Flow Rates Through Perforated Tiles in Raised-Floor Data Centers. HVAC&R Research, Vol. 9, pp. 153-166, 2003. (pdf)
  • Techniques for Controlling Airflow Distribution in Raised-Floor Data Centers. InterPack2003-35282. InterPack'03. 2003. (pdf)
  • Measurements and Predictions of Flow Distribution Through Perforated Tiles in Raised-Floor Data Centers. Ipack2001-15728. InterPack'01. 2001. (pdf)

White papers

  • Cold-Aisle and Hot-Aisle Containment. 7x24 Magazine, Fall 2012.
  • Relationship Between Heat Load and Cooling Airflow Rate. (pdf)
  • A Comparison of Back-to-Back and Distributed Arrangements for Placing the CRAC Units. (pdf)
  • Distributed Leakage Airflow in Raised-Floor Data Centers. (pdf)
  • Airflow Modeling: An Effective Tool for Improving Cooling Performance of Data Centers. (pdf)
  • Application of TileFlow to Improve Cooling in a Data Center. (pdf)