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DEWALT® Plumbing Quick Check: Extreme Duty Edition, 1st Edition

  • Chris Prince
  • ISBN-10: 1111135886
  • ISBN-13: 9781111135881
  • 42 Pages | Spiralbound
  • COPYRIGHT: 2011 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Take the mystery out of the mathematical calculations that are so critical for a successful career in plumbing with this one-of-a-kind resource for your students. DEWALT PLUMBING QUICK CHECK: EXTREME DUTY EDITION gathers the most commonly used mathematical formulas, simplifies them, and compiles them in this sturdy, durable, easy-to-reference guide. The step-by-step approach and practical, real-world examples convey important math concepts that will enhance code compliance and installation safety. Topics include the conversion of water measurements, sizing horizontal drains, sizing vent pipe, and more. The unique design of this book, coupled with its must-have content, ensures that students will be able to quickly and easily access the information they need, when they need it. 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

  • Provides easily accessible, at-your-fingertips information with Quick Check tabs that organize and label the book's content.

  • Stresses practical, applicable content by focusing on over 100 of the most commonly used plumbing formulas.

  • Clarifies complicated calculations with reliable and detailed charts and tables.

About the Author

Chris Prince

Chris Prince has been in the construction industry for the past 15 years, both in the field and formal training. By developing courses and teaching in live classroom settings, he has helped more than 10,000 candidates across the country prepare for state licensing exams. Mr. Prince has been instrumental in launching an online training program for residential and commercial contractors, with emphasis on building theory, codes, licensing, lien laws, business management, ethics, OSHA, contract law, payroll, and project management. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University.

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

2009 International Plumbing Code  (ISBN-10: 1580017339 | ISBN-13: 9781580017336)

With an emphasis on design and installation for optimum performance, the 2009 International Plumbing Code® sets forth established requirements for plumbing systems. This important reference guide includes provisions for fixtures, piping, fittings, and devices, as well as design and installation methods for water supply, sanitary drainage, and storm drainage. New to the 2009 edition of the code is the inclusion of the 2009 International Private Sewage Disposal Code®, a companion guide that offers additional provisions for the design, installation, and inspection of private sewage disposal systems. Using both prescriptive- and performance-related specifications, this code provides comprehensive minimum regulations for a variety of plumbing facilities, facilitating the design and acceptance of new and innovative products, materials, and systems.

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 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.

Plumbing 401  (ISBN-10: 1418065366 | ISBN-13: 9781418065362)

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.

Significant Changes to the International Plumbing Code/International Mechanical Code/International Fuel Gas Code: 2009 Edition  (ISBN-10: 1435401247 | ISBN-13: 9781435401242)

Tackle the latest version of codes that the entire plumbing and HVACR industry’s code officials, designers, and installers use every day with this valuable new resource. Designed to provide detailed insight into the updates that have been made to the 2009 editions of the International Plumbing, Mechanical, and Fuel Gas Codes®, this book goes one step further by delving into the rationale of why such changes were needed. Code changes are also presented with a focus on real-world application through examples, providing readers with the practical knowledge needed to utilize and enforce the code in everyday work.

Student Supplements

2009 International Plumbing Code  (ISBN-10: 1580017339 | ISBN-13: 9781580017336)

With an emphasis on design and installation for optimum performance, the 2009 International Plumbing Code® sets forth established requirements for plumbing systems. This important reference guide includes provisions for fixtures, piping, fittings, and devices, as well as design and installation methods for water supply, sanitary drainage, and storm drainage. New to the 2009 edition of the code is the inclusion of the 2009 International Private Sewage Disposal Code®, a companion guide that offers additional provisions for the design, installation, and inspection of private sewage disposal systems. Using both prescriptive- and performance-related specifications, this code provides comprehensive minimum regulations for a variety of plumbing facilities, facilitating the design and acceptance of new and innovative products, materials, and systems. 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.

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 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.

Plumbing 401  (ISBN-10: 1418065366 | ISBN-13: 9781418065362)

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.

Significant Changes to the International Plumbing Code/International Mechanical Code/International Fuel Gas Code: 2009 Edition  (ISBN-10: 1435401247 | ISBN-13: 9781435401242)

Tackle the latest version of codes that the entire plumbing and HVACR industry’s code officials, designers, and installers use every day with this valuable new resource. Designed to provide detailed insight into the updates that have been made to the 2009 editions of the International Plumbing, Mechanical, and Fuel Gas Codes®, this book goes one step further by delving into the rationale of why such changes were needed. Code changes are also presented with a focus on real-world application through examples, providing readers with the practical knowledge needed to utilize and enforce the code in everyday work. 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.