MARINE SCIENCE CENTRE

The Marine Science Centre - Kuwait University is a state of the art research Laboratory for Kuwait University in 12,000 Sq. Mtrs total built up area encompassing Laboratories, office complexes, Cafeteria, Library, Auditorium and Theatre. Project involves providing special environmental control in laboratories for Marine Research.

 


PROJECT DETAILS

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Scope of Work
Project Completion

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Kuwait University
M/s. Burhan International Constructions Co.
M/s. Gulf Consults in Association with Cambridge Seven
Mechanical Works including Laboratory Controls
June 2008
BACK SIDE VIEW BOAT SHOP

LABORATORY SERVICES
  • Mixed bed deionization plant supplying ultra pure water to laboratories.
  • Central vacuum plant with piping networks connected to all laboratories.
  • Central compressor plant in mechanical plant room.
  • 1000KPa compressed air supplying to laboratories and fume cupboards.
  • Laboratory compressed air system with cylinder manifold and pressure regulator to 700KPa for laboratory requirements.
  • Laboratory nitrogen gas with cylinder manifold.
  • Laboratory carbon dioxide with cylinder manifold.
  • Liquid petroleum gas with cylinder manifold.
LABORATORY CENTRAL WATER HEATER

SEA WATER SERVICES
  • 2 Nos. 30 Cu.M/Hr at 50 meters head submersible sea water pumps
  • Sea water piping booster station with sand filters and ultra violet sterilization
  • 3000 liter sea water storage tank
  • SS 316 pipes installed for submersible pump discharge sections
  • High pressure HDPE pipe used for sea water underground piping works
  • Automatic back wash unit installed in the piping network
  • Sea water piping networks in side the laboratory areas used polybutylene pipes & fittings
BUILDING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
  • 41 Nos. Data gathering panel
  • 5 Nos. main bus connecting all the DGPs
  • BMS controls and monitor all AC equipments
  • BMS monitor plumbing, electrical, fire protection, lab service, lifts, irrigation and sea water service equipments operations
  • Laboratory room supply and exhaust air networks fitted with supply and exhaust air valves and valves are controlled by intelligent HVAC laboratory controller & BMS system
DRAINAGE SERVICES
  • 1000 meters concrete storm water external drainage piping
  • 500 meters vitrified clay sewage piping
  • HDPE piping network
  • Laboratory waste drainage
  • Submersible sewage lifting pumps for boat shop drainage networks
VACUUM PLANT COMPRESSED AIR PLANT


The HVAC system comprises of air conditioning plant with associated works including double walled circular ducting. The specialized system in this center include ultra sensitive laboratory control system, building management system, ultra pure water supply system with PPN (Poly Propylene Natural) pipes and mixed bed de-ionizer, sea water supply systems, fuel storage and supply systems for marine pontoons, laboratory gas supply systems for - CO2 , N2, vacuum, compressed air deluge foam water system.

AIR-CONDITIONING SERVICES
  • 1190 TR Air-cooled screw chillers
  • 16 Nos. Air handling units
  • 36 Nos. Supply air valves for laboratories
  • 78 Nos. Exhaust air valves
  • 83 Nos. Variable air volume boxes
  • 28 Nos. Fan coils units
  • Conditioned air to special labs thro' HEPA filters
  • 11 Nos. Smoke ventilators fans
  • 18 Nos. Automatic fire ventilators
  • 5 Nos. Emergency staircase with pressurization fans
PLUMBING SERVICES
  • Cold water booster station
  • Hot water circulation pumps
  • 2 Nos. 550 gallon central water heater
  • 9 Nos. drinking water coolers
  • 11 Nos. emergency eye wash station with overhead shower for laboratories
  • Cold & hot water piping networks
  • Central cartridge water filters for cold & hot water piping network
FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES
  • 1000 gpm pump for Sprinkler, Hose reel Hydrants
  • 294 Cu.M GRP water tank with 170Cu.M for fire reserve
  • 25 Nos. Fire Hose Reels & 16 Nos. Fire Hydrants
  • 1100 meter buried ductile iron piping
  • Deluge foam system for genset room fire protection
  • 2 Nos. SS 316 fire hose reels on pontoons
FUEL STORAGE & TRANSFER SERVICES
  • 2 Nos. 10000 gallon underground GRP tank
  • Fuel dispensers gasoline and diesel
  • Automatic tank gauging system for gasoline and diesel level monitoring
  • 600 meters black steel schedule 80 piping installed in break water trench between UG tanks, fuel dispenser and generator room day tank
  • MICC power and control cabling provided for fuel systems
CHILLED WATER PUMPS CHILLER YARD

COLD WATER BOOSTER PUMPS FIRE PROTECTIOIN SYSTEM

FUEL TRANSITION SYSTEM MECHANICAL PLANT ROOM

SEA WATER PUMPS STATION