eBook Plumbing 201, 5th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1305380533
  • ISBN-13: 9781305380530
  • DDC: 696.1
  • 544 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released November 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009
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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 ebook. Using a clear, straightforward writing style and realistic examples that encourage readers to apply what they learn, this ebook is a proven resource for anyone entering or working in the plumbing industry.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
The PHCC Educational Foundation.
About PHCC.
About the Author.
1: Piping Materials, Sources, and Distribution for Potable Water.
2: Water Pipe Sizing: Main and Branch Systems.
3: Water Pipe Sizing: Individual Run Systems.
4: Cross-Connection Protection and Pipe Identification.
5: Codes and Hot Water.
6: Water Heater Components, Replacement and Troubleshooting.
7: Instantaneous Water Heaters & Water Heater Sizing.
8: Mathematics Review and Linear Measure.
9: Squares, Cubes, Square Roots, and Cube Roots.
10: Offsets.
11: Shapes, Areas, Volumes, and Lead and Oakum Calculations.
12: Sewage Disposal Methods.
13: Sewers.
14: Drainage Fixture Units.
15: Building Drains.
16: Stacks.
17: Rough-In Sheets.
18: Single Line Drawings: Residential and Commercial.
19: Single Line Drawings: Industrial and Institutional.
20: Details, Sections, and Exploded View Drawings.
21: Introduction to Welding, Gas Welding, and Safety.
22: Soldering, Brazing, Cutting, and Gas Welding.
23: Venting Plumbing Drainage Systems.
24: Vent Piping: Hangers and Vent Types.
25: Sump Pumps, Sewage Pumps, and Sewage Ejectors.
26: Properties of Water.
27: Plumbing Traps.
28: Air.
29: Plastic Pipe and Fittings: Part I.
30: Plastic Pipe and Fittings: Part II.
31: Hoisting and Rigging.
32: Safety in Hoisting Operations.
33: Ladders and Scaffolds.
34: Appendix A: Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Shielded Metal-Arc Welding, and Weld Testing.
35: Appendix B: Answers to Review Questions.
36: Appendix C: References.
37: Appendix D: Contributors.