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Audel Plumbers Pocket Manual

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Here's the real plumber's friend

This fully revised guide gives you plumbing essentials, illustrations, tips, shortcuts - the lowdown on brazing, soldering, pipe fittings, commercial water coolers, automatic bathroom systems, and more.

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Overview

Here's the real plumber's friend

This fully revised guide gives you plumbing essentials, illustrations, tips, shortcuts - the lowdown on brazing, soldering, pipe fittings, commercial water coolers, automatic bathroom systems, and more.

All this and much more
* Includes tables, diagrams, and working drawings
* Provides necessary math and metric information
* Features a chapter on dental office plumbing
* Explains and identifies the right plumbing tools for each job
* Illustrates appropriate vents and venting methods
* Covers the Sloan flush valve, Oasis water coolers, the Sovent system, 1.6-gallon flush toilets, and solar system water heaters
* Useful for homeowners as well as plumbing professionals

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764569951
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/3/2004
  • Edition description: All New 10th Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 944,526
  • Product dimensions: 4.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Rex Miller was a Professor of Industrial Technology at The State University of New York, College at Buffalo, for more than 35 years. He has taught on the technical school, high school, and college level for more than 40 years. He is the author or coauthor of more than 100 textbooks ranging from electronics to carpentry and sheet metal work. He has contributed to more than 50 magazine articles over the years for technical publications. He is also the author of seven Civil War regimental histories.

Mark Richard Miller finished his B.S. degree in New York and moved on to Ball State University, where he obtained his master’s and went to work in San Antonio. He taught in high school and went to graduate school in College Station, Texas, finishing the doctorate. He took a position at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas, where he now teaches in the Industrial Technology Department as a Professor and Department Chairman. He has coauthored seven books and contributed many articles to technical magazines. His hobbies include refinishing a 1970 Plymouth Super Bird and a 1971 Roadrunner.

Joseph P. Almond, Sr., is a professional plumber in the trades and a long-time member of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

About the Author.

Introduction.

Part I: Techniques, Installation, and Repair.

1. Tips for the Beginning Plumber.

2. Plumbing Safety and Tricks for the Trade.

3. Plumbing Tools.

4. Dental Office.

5. Working Drawings.

6. Roughing and Repair Information.

7. Outside Sewage Lift Station.

8. Pipes and Pipelines.

9. Vents, Drain Lines, and Septic Systems.

10. Lead Work.

11. Lead and Oakum Joints.

12. Silver Brazing and Soft Soldering.

Part II: Plumbing Systems.

13. Plastic Pipe and Fittings.

14. Cast-Iron Pipe and Fittings.

15. Copper Pipe and Fittings.

16. Water Heaters.

17. Water Coolers and Fountains.

18. Automatic Bathroom Systems.

Part III: General Reference Information.

19. Abbreviations, Definitions, and Symbols.

20. Formulas.

21. Metric Information Helpful to the Piping Industry.

22. Knots Commonly Used.

23. Typical Hoisting Signals.

Index.

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