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Plumbing Design and Installation, 4E

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Plumbing Design and Installation, 4E

4th Edition
By: L. V. Ripka

Plumbing Design and Installation is a comprehensive text used by apprentices and plumbing students to develop basic competencies.

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.

Contents Include:

  • The Plumbing Trade Page from Plumbing textbook
  • Job Site Safety
  • Plumbing Math 
  • Plumbing Materials
  • Plumbing Tools and Equipment
  • Joining, Installing, and Supporting Pipe
  • Sanitary Drainage, Vent, and Storm Water Drainage Piping
  • Sizing Sanitary Drainage and Vent Piping
  • Plumbing Traps
  • Sizing Water Supply Piping
  • Protecting the Potable Water Supply
  • Plumbing Fixtures and Appliances
  • Sustainable Plumbing
  • Testing and Inspecting Plumbing Systems
  • Customer Service and Plumbing System Repair
  • Obtaining a Plumber’s License
  • Appendix
  • Glossary
  • Index

501 pages
8-1/2 x 11in.

455 Illustrations

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Related:Plumbing Design and Installation Workbook

Plumbing Design and Installation Workbook

This comprehensive workbook presents review and test material to support the text content.

Plumbing Design and Installation Workbook

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Plumbing Design and Installation
Instructor's Resource GuidePlumbing Design and Installation Instructors Resource Guide

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.

The Resource Guide includes course objectives, course development information, methods of instruction, instructional outlines, resources, and answers to questions in the text and Workbook.

A CD-ROM is included, featuring electronic slides of all the illustrations in the text and links to useful resources on the Internet.

This is a complete instructional package for teaching plumbing.

Resource Guide Includes:

  • Test Banks
  • PowerPoint® Presentations
  • Instructor's Guide
  • Instructional Plans
  • Media Clips
  • Interactive Illustrations
  • Flash Cards
  • Quick Quizzes®
  • Illustrated Glossary
  • Pretest/Posttest Exams
  • Sample Licensing Exams
  • Answer Keys
Plumbing Design and Installation Instructors Resource Guide


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