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Plumbing 401

ISBN 13: 9781418065362

ISBN 10: 1418065366

Author: PHCC Educational Foundation

Pages: 464

Published: 11/04/2008

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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.

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  • detailed, relevant illustrations familiarize readers with current product knowledge and key plumbing concept
  • engineering and hydraulic facts supplement fundamental knowledge and keep readers engaged as they learn
  • professional practice insights provide readers with unique, easy-to-follow installation practices
  • code insights provide readers with code requirement information, as well as the rationale behind it
  • clear, straightforward writing style provides readers of all skill levels with a solid understanding of the practices and challenges of the plumbing industry
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.
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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