US Patent No. 10,716,242


Patent No. 10,716,242
Issue Date July 14, 2020
Title Data Center Modular Systems
Inventorship Pascal Kam, Union City, CA (US)
Grace Wu, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Saurin Purohit, Douglasville, GA (US)
Kenneth Dale Shaul, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Siddharth Sheli, Fremont, CA (US)
Thomas R. Kowalski, Santa Cruz, CA (US)
Bruce Baxter, Hollister, CA (US)
Brandon Gries, Monona, WI (US)
Gerard V. Gioia, West Chester, PA (US)
Steven K. Bowman, Hillsborough, NC (US)
Assignee Google LLC, Mountain View, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,716,242

1. A modular data center system, comprising:an upper module comprising a roller assembly attached to a frame of the upper module, the roller assembly configured to engage at least a portion of a rail assembly attached to a structure of a data center building; and
a lower module attached to the upper module to suspend above a floor of a human-occupiable workspace of the data center building that supports a plurality of racks comprising a plurality of heat-generating electronic devices, the lower module comprising a power support assembly, at least a portion of the power support assembly electrically coupled between a source of electrical power and the plurality of heat-generating electronic devices.