Plumbing

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 7, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 480 pages
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The 4th edition of Plumbing continues to provide thedefinitive single volume text on plumbing, heating and gasinstallation work, ideal for students working towards their Diplomain plumbing or NVQ/SVQ at levels 2 and 3. Highly illustrated andeasy to read and understand, it tackles plumbing topic by topic, indouble page spreads with text, full colour illustrations, and clearphotographs, enabling the reader to grasp the essentials quicklyand easily. This approach ensures it also provides a concisereference for the trained plumber.

Special features include:

  • concise text
  • many clear, full colour illustrations
  • around 140 photographs
  • topics focussed on the needs of NVQ/SVQ levels 2 and 3
  • additional topics beyond levels 2 and 3
  • a self-assessment section
  • a problem-solving section

This new edition has been thoroughly updated to take account ofchanges to the Building Regulations, including changes to thefollowing approved documents: Part F: Ventilation; Part G:Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency; Part H: Drainageand waste disposal; Part L: Conservation of fuel and power and PartP: Electrical safety. A significant new section on energyconservation & sustainability has been added, and additionalrelated material introduced where relevant. The extensive coveragewith new, full colour illustrations to enhance legibility andunderstanding, and the emphasis on safety in the work place ensurethis remains the definitive single volume for both student andtrained plumbers.

 

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Contents

Hot and Cold Water Supplies
81
Central Heating
137
Gas Supplies
185
Oil Supplies
241
Electrical Work
267
Sanitation
293
Drainage
323
Sheet Weathering
347
Energy Conservation Sustainability
369
Assessing Your Knowledge
407
Index
477
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About the author (2011)

Roy Treloar has been involved with the mechanical service industry since leaving school in 1973, becoming a full time lecturer, teaching plumbing in 1985. He is currently the curriculum development manager for the Professional Training Centre at Colchester Institute where he is responsible for various plumbing, heating, gas and electrical training and assessment programmes. Roy is author of several books, including two other highly successful textbooks published by Wiley-Blackwell, the Plumbing Encyclopaedia and Gas Installation Technology.

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