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Plumbing 201 / Edition 6

Plumbing 201 / Edition 6

by PHCC Educational Foundation


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Plumbing 201 / Edition 6

PLUMBING 201, Sixth Edition, offers practical knowledge and skills grounded in the real-world issues that face plumbing professionals. This proven resource was developed in partnership with the PHCC Educational Foundation, with curriculum and content created by educators and industry professionals. Building on the fundamentals covered in PLUMBING 101, this volume covers piping materials, sources, and distribution for potable water; water pipe sizing; cross-connection protection; water heaters; sewage disposal; drainage fixture units; building drains; stacks; and more. The Sixth Edition features two new chapters on communication skills and professionalism, and on fixture supports. A clear, straightforward writing style, realistic examples, and strong emphasis on hands-on applications make this text an invaluable resource for anyone entering or working in the plumbing industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781305401648
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/01/2015
Series: MindTap Course List Series
Pages: 544
Sales rank: 150,001
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation was founded in 1987 by a partnership of contractors, manufacturers, and wholesalers. Its mission is to provide workforce development, management education, and technical training to advance the growth and career success of those employed in the plumbing and HVACR industry.

Table of Contents

1. Communication Skills and Professionalism. 2. Pipe Joining Techniques. 3. Plastic Pipe and Fittings. 4. Introduction to Welding, Gas Welding, and Safety. 5. Soldering, Brazing, Cutting, and Gas Welding. 6. Piping Materials, Sources, and Distribution for Potable Water. 7. Water Pipe Sizing: Main and Branch and Individual Run Systems. 8. Water Heaters and Hot Water Distribution. 9. Cross-Connection Protection and Pipe Identification. 10. Sewage Disposal Methods. 11. Drainage Fixture Units. 12. Building Drains. 13. Stacks. 14. Mathematics Review and Linear Measure. 15. Offsets. 16. Properties of Water. 17. Venting Plumbing Drainage Systems. 18. Sump Pumps, Sewage Pumps, and Sewage Ejectors. 19. Plumbing Traps. 20. Fixture Supports. 21. Hoisting and Rigging. 22. Safety Concepts. 23. Rough-In Sheets. 24. Details, Sections, and Exploded View Drawings.

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