Laboratory Design Guide
Laboratory Design Guide 3rd edition is a complete guide to the complex process of laboratory design and construction. With practical advice and detailed
examples, it is an indispensable reference for anyone involved in building or renovating laboratories.
In this working manual Brian Griffin explains how to meet the unique combination of requirements that laboratory design entails. Considerations range from safety and site considerations to instrumentation and special furniture, and
accommodate the latest laboratory practices and the constant evolution of science. Case studies from around the world illustrate universal principles of
good design while showing a variety of approaches.
Revised throughout for this new edition, the book contains a brand new chapter on the role of the computer, covering topics such as the virtual experiment, hot desking, virtual buildings and computer-generated space relationship diagrams.
There are also 10 new international case studies, including the Kadoorie Biological Sciences Building at the University of Hong Kong.
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Chapter 2 Design methodology
Chapter 3 Site and buildings
Chapter 4 Laboratory furniture and services
Chapter 5 Special cabinets and benches
Chapter 6 Laboratory computers instrumentation and equipment
Chapter 7 On completion
Chapter 8 Maintenance
Livio Chiarot Dip Tech MIE Aust AHSCA APPA Director of Acor Consultants Engineers Managers Infrastructure Planners
Robert Lord BE Mechanical Hons Grad Dip Management RPEQ Senior Engineer Lincolne Scott
James McPherson BE Elec MIE Aust Manager Building and Industrial Services GHD Pty Ltd Newcastle
Ken McGowan FRICS FAIQS Senior Partner of the WT Partnership Quantity Surveyors
Doug Pottrell Manager School of Molecular and Biomedical Science University of Adelaide
Appendix A Notes on laboratory construction
Appendix B Australian Laboratory Standards
Internal courtyards as an element of ESD Matthew Jessup BE Hons Senior Environmental Analyst and Sufern Tan BE BA DipEngPrac Environmenta...
Caroline Langley BSc M Safety Sc Grad Dipl Occup Hygiene MSIA Director Injury Prevention Management Hobart Tasmania
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