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1. (WO2017040112) SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR VIRTUAL CURRENT SHARING BETWEEN A POWER SUPPLY UNIT AND A BATTERY BACK-UP UNIT

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/040112    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/048167
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Aug 24 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: G06F 1/00
G06F 1/32
H02J 7/35
H02J 9/06
Applicants: DELL PRODUCTS L.P.
Inventors: WANG, Lei
JENNE, John Erven
BERKE, Stuart Allen
SINHA, Sanjiv Catibog
Title: SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR VIRTUAL CURRENT SHARING BETWEEN A POWER SUPPLY UNIT AND A BATTERY BACK-UP UNIT
Abstract:
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a battery back-up unit for supplying electrical energy to an information handling resource via a power bus in response to a power event affecting an ability of a power supply unit to deliver electrical energy to the information handling resource via the power bus may be configured to, in response to the power event and prior to the power supply unit ceasing to deliver electrical energy to the power bus monitor a current share bus having a current share signal driven at least in part by the power supply unit, the current share signal indicative of a first current driven by the power supply unit to the power bus, drive a second current to the power bus in accordance with the current share signal, and refrain from driving the current share bus.