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Plumbing 201, 6E

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Plumbing 201, 6E

PHCC Educational Foundation

Sixth Edition

With practical, hands-on knowledge of the real-world issues that face plumbing professionals, Plumbing 201, 6E presents the second installment in our four-part plumbing training series.

PLUMBING 201, 6th Edition, offers practical knowledge and skills to plumbing professionals.

This proven resource was developed in partnership with the PHCC Educational Foundation. Building on PLUMBING 101, it covers piping materials, sources, and distribution for potable water; water pipe sizing; cross-connection protection; water heaters; sewage disposal; drainage fixture units; building drains; and stacks.

This edition features chapters on communication skills and professionalism and fixture supports. A straightforward writing style, realistic examples, and emphasis on hands-on applications make it invaluable for anyone entering or working in the plumbing industry.

  • PLUMBING 201, Sixth Edition, has been revised and expanded with two all-new chapters to provide even more real-world skills and important practical knowledge; one new chapter covers communication skills and professionalism, while the second focuses on fixture supports.
  • Up-to-date codes throughout the text ensure that readers are gaining familiarity with the most current practices, methods, and tools used by professionals in the field today.
  • Comprehensive plumbing code definitions are based on the National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC), exposing readers to definitions that are consistent with industry standards and commonly used by working professionals.
  • Organized according to U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) standards, PLUMBING 201, Sixth Edition, meets the qualifying standards for the classroom portion of apprentice programs recognized by the USDOL, so instructors and students alike can depend on this trusted resource in preparation for professional success.
  • Installation practices for plastic pipes and fittings are presented in a dedicated chapter, providing detailed coverage of this fundamental area of plumbing as part of a wide-ranging introduction to the field.
  • An appendix on welding theory provides additional information for readers interested in more advanced skills in this specific trade.


1. Communication Skills and Professionalism.
2. Pipe Joining Techniques.
3. Plastic Pipe and Fittings.
4. Introduction to Welding, Gas Welding, and Safety.
5. Soldering, Brazing, Cutting, and Gas Welding.
6. Piping Materials, Sources, and Distribution for Potable Water.
7. Water Pipe Sizing: Main and Branch and Individual Run Systems.
8. Water Heaters and Hot Water Distribution.
9. Cross-Connection Protection and Pipe Identification.
10. Sewage Disposal Methods.
11. Drainage Fixture Units.
12. Building Drains.
13. Stacks.
14. Mathematics Review and Linear Measure.
15. Offsets.
16. Properties of Water.
17. Venting Plumbing Drainage Systems.
18. Sump Pumps, Sewage Pumps, and Sewage Ejectors.
19. Plumbing Traps.
20. Fixture Supports.
21. Hoisting and Rigging.
22. Safety Concepts.
23. Rough-In Sheets.
24. Details, Sections, and Exploded View Drawings.

544 Pages - 8-1/2 x 11in.


1305401646 / 9781305401648
/ 9781428305205

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