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Ugly's Plumbing References

Author(s): Rex Miller
Mark R. Miller
  • ISBN-13: 9780763780067
  • Spiral/paperback    184 pages      © 2012
Price: $22.95 US List
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Ugly’s Plumbing References is a quick, on-the-job resource specifically designed to provide plumbing professionals with the most commonly required information on installing plumbing piping, fixtures, and appliances in both commercial and residential buildings. This essential pocket guide includes diagrams, calculations, and quick explanations on how to select proper materials, tools, and equipment, as well as how to size sanitary drainage, vent, and water supply piping, calculate water demand, test and inspect plumbing systems, and much more. Unlike other plumbing pocket guides, Ugly’s incorporates invaluable information for license preparation, such as tips on studying plumbing systems, drawings, and the operation of typical systems, the latest tools and digital devices within the trade, and methods for handling the latest digital equipment.

  • Thorough coverage of pipes, fittings, fixtures, and appliances
  • Coverage of safe plumbing terms, codes and standards, and helpful abbreviations and symbols
  • Step-by-step overview of conversions and equivalents, fractions, angles, shapes, and forms
  • Special section on hand signals for hoisting and knots and

Features & Benefits

  • Contains information on how selecting appropriate tools improves safety
  • A handy reference that is easy to carry and study on the job and off
  • Includes detailed drawings, illustrations, and explanations

Applicable Courses

  • Plumbing Technology

  • Introduction to Plumbing

  • Uniform Plumbing Code

  • Radiant Heating Systems

Plumbing Model Codes
Standard Specifications
Water Distribution Systems
Drainage Systems
Americans With Disabilities Act Requirements
Plumbing Fixtures
License Application Requirements
Common Plumbing Symbols
U.S. Weights and Measures
Metric System
Decimal Equivalents
Two-Way Conversion Table
Centigrade and Fahrenheit
Useful Math Formulas
Useful Knots
Hand Signals
First Aid

Rex Miller

Rex Miller is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at State University College at Buffalo, and has taught technical curriculums at the high school, technical school, and college level for more than 40 years. He is the author of more than 100 texts for vocational schools and industrial arts programs at all levels.

Mark R. Miller

Mark R. Miller is Professor and Coordinator for Industrial Technology and Industrial Management at The University of Texas at Tyler, and has taught technical curriculums at high school, technical school and college level for more than 20 years. He is the author of more than 30 texts for the trades and technical programs.

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