Practical Plumbing Engineering

Practical Plumbing Engineering
by Cyril M. Harris / / / PDF


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This book provides everything needed to know to design and install plumbing systems in residential and commercial facilities. This comprehensive source gives the reader a solid grasp of all aspects of plumbing engineering and design from the basics of water quality, treatment, supply, distribution, and pressure to the latest advances in earthquake protection, cross-connection control, and specifications for plumbing systems. The methods employed are based on standard engineering practices and the application of principles of engineering design that follow standard code regulations. Included are 20 easy-to-understand, easy-to-apply chapters covering such topics as water pumps and piping insulation, protection of water supply systems, fire sprinkler and standpipe systems, sanitary drainage and vent systems, and control of noise in plumbing systems. Broad in scope and accurate in detail, this expert guide is an essential working tool for engineers, plumbing system designers, plumbing officials, architects, plant engineers, inspectors, journeymen, students, contractors, builders, and all those associated with the construction industry.

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