Plumber's and Pipe Fitter's Calculations Manual

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Date

April 27, 2005

Format

Electronic book text, 326 pages

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ISBN

0071469907 / 9780071469906

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Overview


Table of contents

ABOUT THE AUTHORINTRODUCTIONChapter 1: General Trade MathematicsChapter 2: Formulas for Pipe FittersChapter 3: Potable Water Systems CalculationsChapter 4: Drain-And-Sewer CalculationsChapter 5: Vent System CalculationsChapter 6: Storm-Water CalculationsChapter 7: Sizing Water HeatersChapter 8: Water PumpsChapter 9: Calculating Minimum Plumbing FacilitiesChapter 10: Calculating Proper Fixture Spacing and PlacementChapter 11: Math for MaterialsChapter 12: TroubleshootingChapter 13: Plumbing Code ConsiderationsChapter 14: Septic ConsiderationsAPPENDIX 1: NATIONAL RAINFALL STATISTICSINDEX


Author comments

R. Dodge Woodson is a Master Plumber with almost 30 years' experience in the construction field, 21 of them as a self-employed plumbing contractor. The author of numerous McGraw-Hill best-sellers, including Plumbing: Tips, Data, and Rules of Thumb, he has taught plumbing code classes and apprenticeship classes at Central Maine Technical College. As a consultant, Woodson works with a number of plumbing contractors and has frequently been interviewed on the radio on plumbing subjects. He lives in Maine.


Back cover copy

NEW

  • Full coverage of estimating takeoffs
  • Job-simplifying Fast Code Facts
  • Sensible Shortcut tip boxes
  • Great for designing and estimating projects

Ready-to-Run Solutions for Plumbing and Pipefitting

Instant results: Packed with charts and tables that allow readers to quickly look up time-saving answers, this handy tool is a ready source of commonly used calculations, formulas, and, best of all, solutions.

In addition to easy-to-find answers, this guide delivers:

  • A concise outline of trade mathematics
  • Plastic and copper pipe and copper tubing facts and figures
  • Standard and handicapped fixture layouts
  • Guidelines for sizing water heaters
  • Potable water standards
  • Equipment weight load standards
  • Friction tables
  • Relevant electrical factors

For designing and estimating projects, this manual will prove to be invaluable. A great productivity booster, it will assist in delivering prompt, on-target, and even on-the-spot estimates.

Look-It-Up Calculations for:
* Pipe fitting * Fabrication and layout * Fixture-units * Vent systems * Drains and sewers * Combination waste and vent systems * Piping offsets * Thermal efficiency * And more!





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