Plumbing 401 / Edition 1

Plumbing 401 / Edition 1

by PHCC Educational Foundation
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Cengage Learning


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Plumbing 401 / Edition 1

Designed for the fourth-year plumbing apprentice, Plumbing 401 uses a clear, easy-to-read writing style to provide a thorough understanding of practical plumbing installations and national plumbing codes. Coverage spans residential, commercial, industrial and institutional arenas, and includes important topics such as service and repair, blueprint reading, installation practices, heating systems, and related science and plumbing codes. Practical in its approach, with an emphasis on both safety and the latest plumbing technology, this guidebook will prove to be a valuable resource for apprentice and licensed plumbers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781418065362
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/04/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 443
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.60(h) x 1.10(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

Chapter 1: Service Professionalism, Leaks, and Drainage Problems Chapter 2: Residential and Commercial Service and Repair Chapter 3: Industrial and Institutional Service and Repair Chapter 4: Water Piping Service and Repair Chapter 5: Drain, Waste, and Vent Piping Service and Repair Chapter 6: Fuel Gas Piping and Lead Product Service and Repair Chapter 7: Water Heater Service and Repair Chapter 8: Waste Stoppage Service and Repair Chapter 9: Water Hammer Service and Repair Chapter 10: Controls Troubleshooting Chapter 11: DWV Sizing Utilizing Blueprint Reading Chapter 12: Storm Drainage Sizing Utilizing Blueprint Reading Chapter 13: Potable Water Line Sizing Utilizing Blueprint Reading Chapter 14: Fuel Gas Pipe Sizing Utilizing Blueprint Reading and Category I Venting Chapter 15: Indirect and Special Waste Installation Practices Chapter 16: Interceptor and Backwater Valve Installation Practices Chapter 17: Protection of the Water Supply Chapter 18: Steam Systems, One- and Two-pipe Chapter 19: Steam Equipment and Piping Chapter 20: Hot Water Heating and Hot Water Specialties Chapter 21: Forced Hot Water Systems Chapter 22: Hydronic Heating and Controls Chapter 23: Forced Air and Humidification Chapter 24: Solar Systems and Conservation Methods Chapter 25: Hydraulic and Pump Theory Chapter 26: Pump Types, Pump Uses, and Piping Design Chapter 27: Pump Performance Curves, Installation and Maintenance Chapter 28: Blueprint Review and Shop Drawing Chapter 29: Water Supply, DWV Isometric, and Storm Drainage Systems Chapter 30: Gas Distribution Systems, Gas Appliance Venting, and Specialized Components Chapter 31: Material Take-Off Chapter 32: Plumbing Code Administration and Licensing Chapter 33: Code Materials and Referenced Standards Chapter 34: Joints, Connections, Fittings, and Appurtenances Chapter 35: Plumbing Fixtures and Minimum Fixture Requirements Chapter 36: Hangers and Supports, Indirect Waste Piping, and Special Waste Chapter 37: Water Supply and Distribution Chapter 38: DWV and Storm Drain Systems Chapter 39: Medical Care Facilites Plumbing Equipment Chapter 40: Plumbing System Tests and Individual Sewage Disposal Systems Chapter 41: Potable Water Supply Systems Chapter 42: Mobile Home and Travel Trailer Park Plumbing Standards

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