Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters / Edition 8

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Overview

Now in its 8th edition, MATHEMATICS FOR PLUMBERS AND PIPEFITTERS delivers the essential math skills necessary in the plumbing and pipefitting professions. Starting with a thorough math review to ensure a solid foundation, the book progresses into specific on-the-job applications, such as pipe length calculations, sheet metal work, and the builder's level.Broad-based subjects like physics, volume, pressures, and capacities round out your knowledge, while a new chapter on the business of plumbing invites you to consider an exciting entrepreneurial venture. Written by a Master Plumber and experienced vocational educator, MATHEMATICS FOR PLUMBERS AND PIPEFITTERS, 8th Edition includes a multitude of real-world examples, reference tables, and formulas to help you build a rewarding career in the plumbing and pipefitting trade.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111642600
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/21/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 183,609
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Lee Smith is a Registered Master Plumber and certified vocational math instructor. His many years of practical and teaching experience in the pipe trades includes domestic and industrial work in the areas of refrigeration and air conditioning, deep sea diving vehicles, and nuclear piping. In addition to several certificates in the trades, Mr. Smith has held Master Plumber credentials for forty years. He earned his A.A.in applied science and technology from Thomas A. Edison State College, and his B.A. and M.A. degrees in education from Temple University.

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Table of Contents

1. Review of Fundamentals. 2. Pipe Length Calculations. 3. Sheet Metal Work. 4. Volumes, Pressures, Capacities. 5. Physics. 6. Heating. 7. The Builder's Level. 8. The Business of Plumbing.

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