Synopses & Reviews
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.
Delmar Cengage Learning has given the PHCC Educational Foundation the partnership it needs to bring the best training publications to the plumbing and HVACR industry. Their professional staff has been with us every step of the way, providing the resources and support we need to create the products and market them to a national audience.- Merry Beth Hall, Director of Apprentice and Journeyman Training, PHCC Educational Foundation
About the Author
The PHCC Educational Foundation Plumbing Apprentice and Journeyman Training Committee is composed of contractor business owners, apprentice instructors, industry representatives and professional educators with vast experience in the plumbing profession.
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 and 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