Plumbing Principles and Practice (Paperback)

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This book provides a complete introduction to plumbing services. It explains the principles and provides practical examples of the planning, design, installation and maintenance of the plumbing technologies applicable to single-storey buildings, skyscrapers and everything in between. The book begins with an introduction to plumbing technology, the trade and its evolution. Chapters then cover:

  • Pipes, fittings and accessories and their installation and testing

Pumps and pumping systems

Hydraulic principles

Hot and cold water supply systems

Fixtures and appliances

Sanitary and storm drainage systems

Special concerns such as seismic issues, safety, security and the state of the art.

Written and the figures drawn by a registered professional engineer and experienced teacher, this book is suitable for use on a wide range of courses from building services engineering, civil engineering, construction technology, plumbing services, environmental engineering, water engineering and architectural technology.

About the Author

Syed Azizul Haq, a patent holder of the "mechanical seal trap" and author of Harvesting Rainwater from Buildings, is president of the RAiN Forum - a non-profit voluntary platform for knowledge sharing and promotion of rainwater among scientist, engineers, architects, planners, academicians, practitioners, administrators, students and others who are directly or indirectly concerned about sustainable water management - and, following 35 years with the Public Works Department in Bangladesh, also serves as a part-time faculty member at a number of universities.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780367763015
ISBN-10: 036776301X
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: September 7th, 2021
Pages: 392
Language: English