eBook Plumbing 401, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1305380541
  • ISBN-13: 9781305380547
  • DDC: 696.1
  • 464 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released November 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009
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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.

Table of Contents

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