Gas Installation Technology / Edition 2

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Overview

The second edition of Gas Installation Technology will be of interest to all concerned with gas installation work, whether plumbers, heating engineers or dedicated gas fitters. It continues to provide a definitive text for students taking NVQ gas installation and plumbing courses, and a useful reference for operatives renewing their gas competences.

Brought fully up to date to comply with the latest regulations and best practices, it covers domestic, commercial and LPG installations, and provides essential information in a concise, readable, colourful and highly illustrated format. The new edition features enhanced diagrams and photographs to aid understanding. The second edition of Gas Installation Technology continues to be a companion to the author’s highly successful textbook, Plumbing, and together both books offer plumbers, heating engineers and gas fitters, or students of these disciplines, unrivalled coverage of their subject.

  • Fully revised to cover the latest legislation, best practices and current installation procedures, it covers domestic, commercial and LPG installations
  • Still the only textbook devoted to domestic gas, commercial gas and LPG installation
  • Concise and readable, heavily illustrated with colour diagrams and photographs to aid understanding and recall
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405189583
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/10/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 892,254
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Roy Treloar has been involved with the mechanical service industry since leaving school in 1973, becoming a full time lecturer, teaching plumbing in 1985. He is currently the curriculum development manager for the Professional Training Centre at Colchester Institute where he is responsible for various plumbing, heating, gas and electrical training and assessment programmes. Roy is author of several books, including two highly successful textbooks, Plumbing, and Plumbing Encyclopaedia, both published by Wiley-Blackwell.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Acknowledgements.

Abbreviations & acronyms used.

Part 1: The Gas Industry.

Part 2: Gas Utilisation.

Part 3: Gas Controls.

Part 4: Installation Practices.

Part 5: Tightness Testing & Purging.

Part 6: Flues.

Part 7: Ventilation.

Part 8: Gas Installer Responsibility.

Part 9: Domestic Appliances.

Part 10: Commercial Appliances.

Part 11: Non-Permanent Dwellings.

Part 12 Electrical Concepts & Practices.

Index

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