2009 International Plumbing Codes Handbook

Hardcover | August 6, 2009

byR. Woodson

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A Complete Guide to the 2009 International Plumbing Codes

Fully updated to reflect the changes in the International Code Council 2009 International Plumbing Code, this authoritative volume follows the IPC chapter by chapter. Master plumber, master gasfitter, and bestselling author R. Dodge Woodson puts the International Plumbing Code and the Private Sewage Disposal Code into plain English for easy use on the job.

Woodson's ready-to-use answers help you get plumbing jobs done right, on time, and up to the standards of the 2009 codes. It's all the plumbing information you need in one reliable resource, including how to:

  • Solve pipe, drainage, vent, trap, and other plumbing questions FAST
  • Fix common plumbing problems with the workable solutions illustrated inside
  • Find worked-out examples of nearly every type of plumbing task
  • Quickly locate the right figures, formulas, and charts for water heaters, fixtures,
  • faucets, fuel piping, storm water drainage, and more
  • Cut labor and material costs by meeting but not exceeding codes
  • Avoid leaks, malfunctions, blockages, plumbing-caused damage, callbacks, and other costly troubles

2009 International Plumbing Codes Handbook covers:

Definitions * Administrative Policies and Procedures * General Regulations * Fixtures * Water Heaters * Water Supply and Distribution * Sanitary Drainage Systems * Indirect and Special Wastes * Vents * Traps, Clean-Outs, and Interceptors * Storm Drainage * Special Piping and Storage Systems * Recycling Gray Water * Referenced Standards * Rainfall Rates * Degree Days and Design Temperatures * Evaluating Sites and their Requirements * Materials * Sizing and Installing Soil Absorption Systems * Pressure Distribution Systems * Tanks * Mound Systems * Using the Code in the Real World

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A Complete Guide to the 2009 International Plumbing Codes Fully updated to reflect the changes in the International Code Council 2009 International Plumbing Code, this authoritative volume follows the IPC chapter by chapter. Master plumber, master gasfitter, and bestselling author R. Dodge Woodson puts the International Plumbing Code a...

R. Dodge Woodson has over 30 years of experience as a licensed plumber and Master Gasfitter, and has authored more than 80 books relating to the construction trades. He has owned and operated construction companies in Virginia and Maine, and served as an adjunct faculty member for the Central Maine Technical College, where he taught co...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9.3 × 6.3 × 1.09 inPublished:August 6, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071606068

ISBN - 13:9780071606066

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Definitions
Chapter 2. Administrative Policies and Procedures
Chapter 3. General Regulations
Chapter 4. Fixtures
Chapter 5. Water Heaters
Chapter 6. Water Supply and Distribution
Chapter 7. Sanitary Drainage Systems
Chapter 8. Indirect and Special Wastes
Chapter 9. Vents
Chapter 10. Traps, Clean-Outs, and Interceptors
Chapter 11. Storm Drainage
Chapter 12. Special Piping and Storage Systems
Chapter 13. Recycling Gray Water
Chapter 14. Referenced Standards
Chapter 15. Rainfall Rates
Chapter 16. Degree Days and Design Temperatures
Chapter 17. Evaluating Sites and Their Requirements
Chapter 18. Materials
Chapter 19. Sizing and Installing Soil Absorption Systems
Chapter 20. Pressure Distribution Systems
Chapter 21. Tanks
Chapter 22. Mound Systems
Chapter 23. Using the Code in the Real World
Appendix A. System Layout Illustrations
Appendix B. Tables for Pressure Distribution Systems
Appendix C. Sizing of Water Piping Systems
Index