Plumber's and Pipe Fitter's Calculations Manual

Paperback | May 18, 2005

byR. Woodson

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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 outlineof 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 * Thermalefficiency * And more!.

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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 ...

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NEWFull coverage of estimating takeoffsJob-simplifying Fast Code FactsSensible Shortcut tip boxesGreat for designing and estimating projectsReady-to-Run Solutions for Plumbing and PipefittingInstant results: Packed with charts and tables that allow readers to quickly look up time-saving answers, this handy tool is a ready source of com...

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 Technica...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:326 pages, 9.1 × 7.3 × 0.88 inPublished:May 18, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071448683

ISBN - 13:9780071448680

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Table of Contents

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: General Trade Mathematics

Chapter 2: Formulas for Pipe Fitters

Chapter 3: Potable Water Systems Calculations

Chapter 4: Drain-And-Sewer Calculations

Chapter 5: Vent System Calculations

Chapter 6: Storm-Water Calculations

Chapter 7: Sizing Water Heaters

Chapter 8: Water Pumps

Chapter 9: Calculating Minimum Plumbing Facilities

Chapter 10: Calculating Proper Fixture Spacing and Placement

Chapter 11: Math for Materials

Chapter 12: Troubleshooting

Chapter 13: Plumbing Code Considerations

Chapter 14: Septic Considerations

APPENDIX 1: NATIONAL RAINFALL STATISTICS

INDEX