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Shared Power Distribution Thermal Protection

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000013072D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a device which will protect a system and allow limited operation when upper thermal limits are being exceeded and the cooling system is unable to maintain proper temperatures. This invention will also protect some individual components from damage when their local environment cannot be maintained in an acceptable range. Claims 1. Protects a system or components of a system from damage due to high temperatures 2. Allows a system to run with reduced capacity rather than fail or turn off