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Plumbing 401, 1st Edition

  • PHCC Educational Foundation
  • ISBN-10: 1418065366
  • ISBN-13: 9781418065362
  • 464 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2009 Published
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Overview

About the Product

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. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

Features

  • 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

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Unit 1 - Service and Repair
Unit 2 - Blueprint Reading
Unit 3 - Installation Practices
Unit 4 - Heating Systems
Unit 5 - Related Science
Unit 6 - Blueprint Reading
Unit 7 - Plumbing Code

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

eResource  (ISBN-10: 1418065374 | ISBN-13: 9781418065379)

With full support from PHCC (Plumbing Heating and Cooling Contractors) and ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America) the books and e-resource will be strongly promoted among members and required for training purposes. The e-resource will complement Plumbing 301 with it's better instructor resources, interesting sidebars, and excellent examples and procedures.

DEWALT® Plumbing Licensing Exam Guide: Based on the 2006 International Plumbing Code  (ISBN-10: 0979740355 | ISBN-13: 9780979740350)

The most comprehensive plumbing licensing book available now offers an interactive CD for more effective exam preparation than ever before. The DEWALT Plumbing Licensing Exam Guide, 2E is based on the 2006 International Plumbing Code® and the common construction management philosophy to prepare candidates for both state and county exams in every state. From test-taking strategies and exam rules, to sample exams and answer keys, the guide takes an A-Z approach to plumbing licensing concepts. The practice exam CD also gives readers the ability to skip questions, mark questions to review later, and assess areas that need improvement.

Plumbing 101  (ISBN-10: 142830522X | ISBN-13: 9781428305229)

Written by contractors for contractors, their employees, and first-year plumbing students, Plumbing 101, 5E delivers the practical, on-the-job information needed to meet the workforce training needs of the industry. 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. Fundamental industry topics including safety on the job, basic fixtures & appliances, piping and sewage disposal are covered along with related math and science concepts. The fifth edition has been revised to reflect the most current plumbing products, materials, and technology on the market, including all-new coverage of corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST). Readers in a wide range of plumbing fields, from residential and commercial service and repair to new construction, will find all of the basic plumbing information they need for the start of a successful career in plumbing.

Plumbing 201  (ISBN-10: 1428305203 | ISBN-13: 9781428305205)

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.

Student Supplements

DEWALT® Plumbing Licensing Exam Guide: Based on the 2006 International Plumbing Code  (ISBN-10: 0979740355 | ISBN-13: 9780979740350)

The most comprehensive plumbing licensing book available now offers an interactive CD for more effective exam preparation than ever before. The DEWALT Plumbing Licensing Exam Guide, 2E is based on the 2006 International Plumbing Code® and the common construction management philosophy to prepare candidates for both state and county exams in every state. From test-taking strategies and exam rules, to sample exams and answer keys, the guide takes an A-Z approach to plumbing licensing concepts. The practice exam CD also gives readers the ability to skip questions, mark questions to review later, and assess areas that need improvement.

Plumbing 101  (ISBN-10: 142830522X | ISBN-13: 9781428305229)

Written by contractors for contractors, their employees, and first-year plumbing students, Plumbing 101, 5E delivers the practical, on-the-job information needed to meet the workforce training needs of the industry. 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. Fundamental industry topics including safety on the job, basic fixtures & appliances, piping and sewage disposal are covered along with related math and science concepts. The fifth edition has been revised to reflect the most current plumbing products, materials, and technology on the market, including all-new coverage of corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST). Readers in a wide range of plumbing fields, from residential and commercial service and repair to new construction, will find all of the basic plumbing information they need for the start of a successful career in plumbing.

Plumbing 201  (ISBN-10: 1428305203 | ISBN-13: 9781428305205)

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. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.