The Chemical Laboratory - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815511106, 9780815519225

The Chemical Laboratory

1st Edition

It's Design and Operation

Authors: Sigurd Rosenlund
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815511106
eBook ISBN: 9780815519225
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1987
Page Count: 171

Institutional Access


Offers assistance to those involved in planning new laboratories, or expanding existing facilities. Emphasis throughout is on finding economical solutions without sacrificing quality.


Managers and laboratory engineers in the chemical industry.

Table of Contents


  1. Preliminary Planning Listing Operations Estimating Space Requirements Educational Laboratory Requirements Storage Areas Laboratory Location
  2. Laboratory Layout Limitations Making the Scale Drawing Room Organization Work Bench Dimensions Storage Cabinets and Shelves Heat-Producing Equipment Toxic and Flammable Materials Analytical Balances Sample Receiving Office Space Safety Shower Completing the Layout
  3. Utility Requirements Hot and Cold Water Deionized Water Distilled Water Gas Electric Power Sewer Connection Compressed Air and Vacuum Ventilation Heating and Cooling
  4. Laboratory Safety Safety Awareness Sources of Safety Information Dealing with Authorities Ventilation Systems Flammable Materials Chemical Spills Safety Shower and Eyewash Station Chemical Storage Fire Protection Earthquake Preparedness Mechanical Hazards Utility Failures Personal Protection Safety Signs Conclusion
  5. Pollution Control and Waste Disposal Waste Control Regulations Air Pollution Liquid Waste Solid Waste Waste Collection and Disposal In-House Waste Reduction Disposal of Old Chemicals Different Laboratories, Different Problems The Illusion of Dilution
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About the Author

Sigurd Rosenlund