Laboratory Design Handbook

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CRC Press, May 5, 1994 - Medical - 256 pages
Laboratory Design Handbook describes the process, motivation, constraints, challenges, opportunities, and specific design data related to the creation of a modern research laboratory. The information presented is based on a large pool of experience in the development of new and renovated laboratory buildings for universities, teaching hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, start-up biotechnology companies, and other types of industrial technology.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
THE PLANNING PROCESS
11
DESIGN OPTIONS OPPORTUNITIES
21
Provisions for the Disabled
31
Guidelines for Toxic Materials Handling
44
Modularity
57
CHEMICAL FUME HOODS
67
Placement Considerations
73
CLEAN ENVIRONMENTS
113
Biological Safety Cabinets
135
PLUMBING SYSTEMS
149
HVAC SYSTEMS
157
ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
165
FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
177
WASTE DISPOSAL
183
FACILITIES MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
185

FOCUSED WORKSPACES
81
Microscopy
87
Environmental and Test Chambers
93
ANIMAL FACILITIES
99
Light and Darkness
105
Glossary of Terms
197
Lab Office Survey
223
BIBLIOGRAPHY
229
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