This guide explains the proper practices and procedures used in professional plumbing. Featuring 250 photographs and other illustrations, the book takes the reader through each topic, step by step, in the normal progression for plumber training. Written by a master plumber and instructor, this handbook provides complete, detailed coverage of: all aspects of residential, commercial and institutional plumbing; methods for dealing with different types of drainage, vent and water distribution systems; plumbing fixtures for all kinds of jobs; techniques for handling underground plumbing; the principles of water conditioning and well systems; the fundamentals of septic systems; the tools required for various plumbing jobs; procedures for installing water service and sewers; and methods of testing plumbing systems. The handbook also supplies guidance on understanding and complying with the rules, regulations and laws of local plumbing codes. There is information on plumbing safety, reading blueprints, drain cleaning and the maintenance of plumbing systems. Readers are also shown how to develop trouble-shooting skills, how to use basic maths and science to solve plumbing problems and what to expect from actual field conditions. "The Plumbing Apprentice Handbook" covers all aspects of the plumbing trade for both apprentice and experienced plumbers, plumbing contractors and plumbing supply houses.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0070717729
Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070717729