Modern Plumbing


Vendor: Goodheart-Willcox

Product type: Book

  • Modern Plumbing provides information on the design, installation, and service of the different systems found in the field. Basic information regarding safety, tools, materials, and equipment is presented. Detailed chapters discuss planning and organizing a plumbing job and the different careers available in the trade. A separate Job Practice Manual is available to complement the textbook by offering additional activities and review questions.
    • Plumbing code features prepare students to check local requirements when performing actual work in the field.
    • Step-by-step procedures guide students to learn the correct way of performing various essential tasks.
    • The consistent use of color to represent various components and materials throughout the book helps students visualize different details of components.
Introduction to Plumbing
  1. Safety 
  2. Plumbing Tools 
  3. Leveling Instruments 
  4. Mathematics for Plumbers 
  5. Hydraulics and Pneumatics 
  6. Print Reading and Sketching 
  7. Rigging and Hoisting 
  8. Building and Plumbing Codes 
  9. Soldering, Brazing, and Welding 
10. Excavating 

Plumbing Systems
11. Water Supply Systems 
12. Water Treatment 
13. Plumbing Fixtures 
14. Piping Materials and Fittings 
15. Valves and Meters 
16. Water Heaters 
Plumbing System Design and installation
17. Designing Plumbing Systems 
18. Preparing for Plumbing System Installation 
19. DWV Pipe and Fitting Installation 
20. Installing Water Supply Piping 
21. Supporting and Testing Pipe 
22. Installing Fixtures, Faucets, and Appliances 
23. Septic Systems 
24. Storm Water and Sumps 
25. Installing HVAC Systems 
26. Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs, and Spas 
27. Irrigation Systems 

Plumbing Services
28. Repairing DWV Systems 
29. Repairing Water Supply Systems 
30. Remodeling 

Career Development and Plumbing History
31. Job Organization 
32. Plumbing Career Opportunities 
33. Plumbing History 

ISBN: 978-1-61960-863-4

  • Isbn-10: 1619608634
  • Isbn-13: 978-1619608634
  • Pages: 624

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