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Plumbing Technology (4TH 08 Edition)by Lee Smith
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Prepare for a career in the commercial or residential plumbing fields with this popular book, which has been updated to reflect the very latest advancements in the plumbing industry. Plumbing Technology: Design and Installation, 4E has also been restructured to begin with instruction on the major, introductory concepts, and then progressing to more specific, advanced lessons, allowing readers a complete and thorough understanding of the material. This edition includes coverage of the very latest products, tools, codes, and drain cleaning equipment that have had a remarkable impact on the plumbing industry and how plumbers work successfully. The latest water heater technology, such as Flammable Vapor Ignition Resistant heaters, DWV system segments and sizing, new safety regulations, and all relevant code changes are also addressed.
About the Author
Michael A. Joyce is a Class 1 licensed plumbing contractor in North Carolina, with 29 years of plumbing experience in commercial, industrial, and residential installations and repairs. He has authored several plumbing books and teaches a variety of plumbing seminars and classes throughout the country, including the United States Pentagon and New York City hospitals. Currently the President of Joyce Company, Inc., Mr. Joyce is also the owner of the Plumbing Education Station.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Plumbing Basics Chapter 2 Safety Chapter 3 Pipe, Valves, and Fittings Chapter 4 Blueprint Reading and Drafting Chapter 5 Trade Math and Formulas Chapter 6 Fixture Types Chapter 7 Faucets and Drain Assemblies Chapter 8 Fixture Installation Chapter 9 Introduction to Water Supply Chapter 10 Water Supply Installations Chapter 11 Water Heater Theory and Principles Chapter 12 Water Heater Types and Installations Chapter 13 Water Heater Devices Chapter 14 DWV System Identification Chapter 15 DWV Layout Considerations Chapter 16 Drainage, Waste and Vent Systems Chapter 17 Roof Drain Systems and Sewer and Drain Cleaning Chapter 18 Sizing Drainage, Waste, and Vent Systems Chapter 19 Sizing Natural Gas Piping, Water Piping, and Water Heaters
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