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2006 International Plumbing Codes Handbook

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ISBN-10: 0071453687

ISBN-13: 9780071453684

Edition: 2006

Authors: R. Dodge Woodson

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Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters constitute one of the largest segments of the construction profession, including more than half-a-million jobs in the USA The Private Sewage Disposal Code in new to this edition Numerous tip boxes, charts, and tables simplify complex codes
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List price: $71.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 7/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Definitions
Words, Terms, and Definitions
Administrative Policies and Procedures
What Does the Plumbing Code Include?
How the Code Pertains to Existing Plumbing
Small Repairs
Relocation and Demolition of Existing Structures
Materials
Code Officers
Plumbing Permits
Multiple Plumbing Codes
General Regulations
Regulations
Existing Conditions
Permits
Code Enforcement
Inspections
What Inspectors Look For
What Powers Do Plumbing Inspectors Have?
What Can You Do to Change a Code Officer's Decision?
Tips on Health and Safety
Trusses
Pipe Protection
Backfilling
Flood Protection
Penetrating an Exterior Wall
Freezing
Corrosion
Seismic Zones
Firestop Protection
Combustible Installations
Noncombustible Installations
The Inspection Process
Pipe Connections
Condensate Disposal
Testing a DWV System
Working with the System Instead of against It
Fixtures
What Fixtures Are Required?
Single-Family Residence
Multi-Family Buildings
Nightclubs and Restaurants
Day-Care Facilities
Employee and Customer Facilities
Handicap Fixtures
Where Are Handicap Fixtures Required?
Installation Considerations
Handicap Toilet Facilities
Handicap Fixtures
Toilets
Sinks and Lavatories
Sink and Lavatory Faucets
Bathing Units
Drinking Units
Standard Fixture Installation Regulations
Standard Fixture Placement
Securing and Sealing Fixtures
The Facts about Fixture Installations
Typical Residential Fixture Installation
Commercial Fixture Applications
Special Fixtures for Healthcare
Sterilizers
Clinical Sinks
Vacuum Fluid-Suction Systems
Special Vents
Water Supply
Backflow Prevention
Water Heaters
General Provisions
Installing Water Heaters
Making Connections
Safety Requirements
Relief Valves
Venting Water Heaters
Vent Connectors
Supporting Vent Systems
Vent Offsets
Termination
Area
Venting Multiple Appliances
Existing Systems
Draft Hoods
Existing Masonry Chimneys
Connectors
Mechanical Draft Systems
Ventilating Hoods
Safety Commentary
Water Supply and Distribution
The Main Water Pipe
Water Distribution
Fixture Supplies
Pressure-Reducing Valves
Banging Pipes
Water Tanks
Pressurized Water Tanks
Supporting Your Pipe
Water Conservation
Antiscald Precautions
Valve Regulations
Cutoffs
Backflow Prevention
Hot-Water Installations
Water Heaters
Purging a System of Contaminants
Working with Wells
Construction Requirements for Wells
Dug and Bored Wells
Drilled and Driven Wells
Sizing Potable Water Systems
Some More Facts to Keep You Out of Trouble
Sanitary Drainage Systems
Pipe Sizing
Sizing Building Drains and Sewers
Sizing Example
Horizontal Branches
Stack Sizing
Pipe Installations
Grading Your Pipe
Joints
Supporting Your Pipe
Fittings
Offsets in Horizontal Piping
Horizontal to Vertical Changes of Direction
Vertical to Horizontal Changes in Direction
Indirect and Special Wastes
Special Wastes
Vents
Transportation of Sewer Gas
Protecting Trap Seals
Tiny Tornados
Do All Plumbing Fixtures Have Vents?
Individual Vents
Relief Vents
Circuit Vents
Vent Sizing Using Developed Length
Branch Vents
Vent Stacks
Stack Vents
Common Vents
Island Vents
Wet Vents
Crown Vents
Vents for Sumps and Sewer Pumps
Vent-Installation Requirements
Supporting Your Pipe
Working With a Combination Waste and Vent System
Traps, Clean-Outs, and Interceptors
Clean-outs
Where Are Clean-outs Required?
What Else Do I Need to Know about Clean-outs?
Acceptable Types of Clean-outs
Very Big Clean-outs
Traps
P-Traps
S-Traps
Drum Traps
Bell Traps
House Traps
Crown-Vented Traps
Other Traps
Does Every Fixture Require an Individual Trap?
Trap Sizes
Tailpiece Length
Standpipe Height
Proper Trap Installation
When Is a Trap Not a Trap?
Backwater Valves
Storm Drainage
Sizing a Horizontal Storm Drain or Sewer
Sizing Rain Leaders and Gutters
Roof Drains
More Sizing Information
Some Facts about Storm-Water Piping
Sump Pumps
Variations
Special Piping and Storage Systems
General Requirements
Sterilizers
Aspirators
Medical Gases
Oxygen Systems
More Detailed Requirements
Recycling Gray Water
Collection Reservoirs
Collection Systems for Toilets and Urinals
Irrigation Systems
Site Location
Seepage Trenches
Seepage Beds
Construction Requirements
Backfilling
Distribution Piping
Referenced Standards
Rainfall Rates
Degree Days and Design Temperatures
Evaluating Sites and Their Requirements
Area for a Replacement System
Slope
Borings
Soil Appearance
Ground Water
Bedrock
Alluvial and Colluvial Deposits
Perk Tests
Code Enforcement
Monitoring a System
Site Requirements
Seepage Pits
Soil Maps
Materials
Tanks
Steel and Fiberglass Tanks
Manholes
Pipe, Joints and Connections
Prohibited Joints
Using the Right Materials
Sizing and Installing Soil Absorption Systems
Seepage Trench Excavations
Seepage Beds
Seepage Pits
Excavation and Construction
Aggregate and Backfill
Distribution Piping
Observation Pipes
Other Rules
Pressure Distribution Systems
Pressure Distribution Systems
Tanks
Inlets and Outlets
Manholes
Inspection Opening
Sizing
Installation Basics
Maintenance
Holding Tanks
Mound Systems
Using the Code in the Real World
Lax Jobs
Strict Code Enforcement
Safety
Fees
Know Your Inspectors
Local Jurisdictions
Common Sense
Fast Field Data
Plumbing Math
Index