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Thermistorized Module Thermal Protection Scheme

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055669D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Gillis, MA Nutter, SW Simons, RE Taylor, PW Wrage, RH [+details]

Abstract

Air cooled data processing machines utilize a self-heated thermostat to provide warning of a cooling failure. In the event that air flow is lost or air temperature is too high the thermostat temperature rises and the thermostat trips and gives a warning.