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Plumbing 201, 5th Edition

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Overview

With practical, hands-on knowledge of the real-world issues that face plumbing professionals, Plumbing 201, 5E presents the second installment in our four-part plumbing training series. This resource was developed in partnership with the PHCC Educational Foundation Plumbing Apprentice and Journeyman Training Committee. A team of subject matter experts including contractors, teachers and code experts developed the curriculum to provide an industry-oriented approach. Writers with a background in the trade and teaching produced the content. Plumbing 201, 5E builds upon the fundamentals covered in Plumbing 101, 5E. This product offers an introduction to piping materials, sources, distribution for potable water, water pipe sizing, cross-connection protection, and water heaters. Coverage then progresses to sewage disposal, drainage fixture units, building drains, and stacks. The revised 5th edition features all-new code and safety sidebars to emphasize key code and safety information throughout the book. Using a clear, straightforward writing style and realistic examples that encourage readers to apply what they learn, this book is a proven resource for anyone entering or working in the plumbing industry. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

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Features and Benefits

  • full-color illustrations provide detailed visualizations of key concepts
  • up-to-date codes ensure that readers are learning the most current practices, methods, and tools used in the field today
  • comprehensive plumbing code definitions are based on the National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC) so that readers learn definitions that are consistent with industry standards
  • organized according to the US Department of Labor Standards, this book meets the qualifying standards for the classroom portion of apprentice programs recognized by the USDOL
  • appendix on welding theory provides additional information for those readers looking to advance their trade skills
  • installation practices for plastic pipes and fittings are also highlighted, rounding out the book's fundamental coverage

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Piping Materials, Sources, and Distribution for Potable Water
Chapter 2: Water Pipe Sizing: Main and Branch Systems
Chapter 3: Water Pipe Sizing: Individual Run Systems
Chapter 4: Cross-Connection Protection and Pipe Identification
Chapter 5: Codes and Hot Water
Chapter 6: Water Heater Components, Replacement and Troubleshooting
Chapter 7: Instantaneous Water Heaters & Water Heater Sizing
Chapter 8: Mathematics Review and Linear Measure
Chapter 9: Squares, Cubes, Square Roots, and Cube Roots
Chapter 10: Offsets
Chapter 11: Shapes, Areas, Volumes, and Lead and Oakum Calculations
Chapter 12: Sewage Disposal Methods
Chapter 13: Sewers
Chapter 14: Drainage Fixture Units
Chapter 15: Building Drains
Chapter 16: Stacks
Chapter 17: Rough-In Sheets
Chapter 18: Single Line Drawings: Residential and Commercial
Chapter 19: Single Line Drawings: Industrial and Institutional
Chapter 20: Details, Sections, and Exploded View Drawings
Chapter 21: Introduction to Welding, Gas Welding and Safety
Chapter 22: Soldering, Brazing, Cutting, and Gas Welding
Chapter 23: Venting Plumbing Drainage Systems
Chapter 24: Vent Piping: Hangers and Vent Types
Chapter 25: Sump Pumps, Sewage Pumps, and Sewage Ejectors
Chapter 26: Properties of Water
Chapter 27: Plumbing Traps
Chapter 28: Air
Chapter 29: Plastic Pipe and Fittings: Part I
Chapter 30: Plastic Pipe and Fittings: Part II
Chapter 31: Hoisting and Rigging
Chapter 32: Safety in Hoisting Operations
Chapter 33: Ladders and Scaffolds

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

eResource  (ISBN-10: 1428305211 | ISBN-13: 9781428305212)

With full support from PHCC (Plumbing Heating and Cooling Contractors) and ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America) the books and e-resource will be strongly promoted among members and required for training purposes. The e-resource will complement Plumbing 301 with it's better instructor resources, interesting sidebars, and excellent examples and procedures.

Plumbing 301  (ISBN-10: 141806534X | ISBN-13: 9781418065348)

Designed for the third-year plumbing apprentice, Plumbing 301 uses a straightforward, clear writing style and the most current plumbing and gas code references to deliver the "need-to-know" information for both commercial and residential plumbers. Coverage begins with basic installation practices, and progresses to include blueprint reading, the National Fuel Gas Code, surveying instruments, and special chapters devoted to connections to the math and science of plumbing. Discussions of water heaters, water treatment, trench safety, and electrical controls and wiring have been added to round out the thorough coverage. With two chapters on preplanning and electrical controls, this book will give readers the tools they need to be successful as they continue their journey into the plumbing industry. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25

Student Supplements

Plumbing 301  (ISBN-10: 141806534X | ISBN-13: 9781418065348)

Designed for the third-year plumbing apprentice, Plumbing 301 uses a straightforward, clear writing style and the most current plumbing and gas code references to deliver the "need-to-know" information for both commercial and residential plumbers. Coverage begins with basic installation practices, and progresses to include blueprint reading, the National Fuel Gas Code, surveying instruments, and special chapters devoted to connections to the math and science of plumbing. Discussions of water heaters, water treatment, trench safety, and electrical controls and wiring have been added to round out the thorough coverage. With two chapters on preplanning and electrical controls, this book will give readers the tools they need to be successful as they continue their journey into the plumbing industry. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

PHCC Educational Foundation

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.