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1. (WO2018019786) APPARATUS FOR HEATING SMOKABLE MATERIAL

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/019786    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/068675
Publication Date: Fri Feb 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Jul 25 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A24F 47/00
A61M 11/04
Applicants: BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (INVESTMENTS) LIMITED
Inventors: THORSEN, Mitchel
WATKINS, Roger
Title: APPARATUS FOR HEATING SMOKABLE MATERIAL
Abstract:
A method and apparatus for controlling a heater arrangement in a device arranged to heat smokable material is described. The method comprises implementing a heater control loop, which control loop performs steps in one or more successive control period. The control steps comprise determining a current remaining on time for a heating element of a heater arrangement based on the current rate of change of temperature, a target temperature and a current temperature of a zone of the device arranged to heat smokable material.