1st Edition

Laboratory Design Handbook

By E. Crawley Cooper Copyright 1994

    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.

    "HOT" Areas of Research. The Planning Process. Design Options & Opportunities. Laboratory Safety. Personnel Amenities. Bench Design. Ergonomics. Chemical Fume Hoods. Focused Work Spaces. Animal Facilities. Clean Environments. Lab Equipment. Shielding. Plumbing Systems. HVAC Systems. Electrical Systems. Fire Protection Systems. Security. Waste Disposal. Facilities Management Systems. Trends in Lab Design. Appendix.


    E. Crawley Cooper