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Plumbing Design and Installation, 4th Edition

  • L. V. Ripka
  • ISBN-10: 0826906427
  • ISBN-13: 9780826906427
  • 0 Pages | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2006, 2002, 1994
  • COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Plumbing Design and Installation provides comprehensive coverage of the plumbing trade including the design, installation, testing, and repair of plumbing systems in residential and commercial structures. This edition features a new chapter on sustainable plumbing that highlights the plumbing practices and equipment that contribute to water and energy efficiency. Emphasis is placed on design and sizing of plumbing systems, safety, tools and materials, and ADA plumbing installation requirements. Installation and repair techniques are incorporated throughout the textbook. The textbook has been updated with new and expanded information on lead and mold safety, electronic test equipment, gas detectors, polyethylene pipe, backwater valves, water filters, reverse osmosis systems, tankless water heaters, solar thermal systems, geothermal systems, low-and no-flush urinals, and rainwater recycling. Sample licensing exams are provided to help prepare for typical plumber's licensing exams. A total of 150 sample licensing exam questions (50 questions in the textbook and 100 questions on the CD-ROM) provide an excellent review of plumbing system design, installation, and maintenance topics.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Plumbing Trade
Chapter 2: Job Site Safety
Chapter 3: Plumbing Math
Chapter 4: Plumbing Materials
Chapter 5: Plumbing Tools and Equipment
Chapter 6: Joining, Installing, and Supporting Pipe
Chapter 7: Sanitary Drainage, Vent, and
Chapter 8: Stormwater Drainage Piping
Chapter 9: Sizing Sanitary Drainage and Vent Piping
Chapter 10: Plumbing Traps
Chapter 11: Sizing Water Supply Piping
Chapter 12: Protecting the Potable Water Supply
Chapter 13: Plumbing Fixtures and Appliances
Chapter 14: Sustainable Plumbing
Chapter 15: Testing and Inspecting Plumbing Systems
Chapter 16: Customer Service and Plumbing System Repair
Chapter 17: Obtaining a Plumber’s License

Appendix
Glossary
Index

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

Workbook for Plumbing Design and Installation  (ISBN-10: 0826906435 | ISBN-13: 9780826906434)

The Workbook presents review and test material to support the text content.

Answer Key for Plumbing Design and Installation  (ISBN-10: 0826906443 | ISBN-13: 9780826906441)

The Plumbing Design and Installation Answer Key provides answers to all questions presented in the Plumbing Design and Installation textbook and workbook.

Instructor's Resource Guide w Exam View for Plumbing Design and Installation  (ISBN-10: 0826906451 | ISBN-13: 9780826906458)

The Plumbing Design and Installation Resource Guide is a valuable instructional tool. It is designed to give instructors everything they need to teach a course in plumbing.

Student Supplements

Workbook for Plumbing Design and Installation  (ISBN-10: 0826906435 | ISBN-13: 9780826906434)

The Workbook presents review and test material to support the text content.