Residential Plumbing

Part One: THE BASICS

 

30 min, on DVD w. Parts Two and Three (30 min. ea.)



Man and his water supply .... The first pipes .... Lead and Plumbing

Gravity, pressure & fluid flow
.... Air & water in pipes: The Siphon

Effect
.... The Trap .... Traps and Siphons in action .... The Toilet .... How

a toilet flushes .... Valves: plugs, gate valves, faucets & controls,

shutoffs
.... Automatic Valves: the supply tank drain and refill cycle

The Jet Pump: impeller & primary, secondary & jet, pressure

feedback loops & prime
....Submersible pumps: motor, intake &

impellers
.... Installing & Wiring .... Pressure tank & trapped air

Pump relay control
.... Pressure relief valves .... Vents & routing

through framing

 

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Residential Plumbing

Part Two: ROUGH-IN,

MATERIALS & FITTINGS


30 min, on DVD w. Parts One and Three (30 min. ea.)



Rough-in .... Drain & discharge lines .... Layout to finish floor & wall

plans
.... Pressure Testing .... Routing pipes through framing .... Code

standards: drilling & notching joists & studs
.... Non-bearing and

doubled studs
.... PVC plastics: cutting & fitting .... Priming &

cementing
.... ASTM Schedule 40 Polyethylene for well and water

lines
.... Polybutylene or 'Quest': running in framing, cutting,

crimping
.... Copper supply lines: types K,L & M Tubing cutters

Clean & flux joints
.... Heat & solder fittings .... Galvanized steel &

black iron
.... Removable fittings: flare, compression, pipe threads

Cleanouts
.... Flanges

 

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Residential Plumbing

Part Three: SETTING

FIXTURES & TRIM


30 min, on DVD w. Parts One and Two (30 min. ea.)


Bathtub set ....Drain flange & overflow mount ....Chain & stopper

fitting
.... Framed-in shower fittings ....One-piece shower stalls, drain

Flow controls & head, faceplate
.... Toilet flange: locate & align

Wax gasket, bowl set
.... Supply tank set ....Flush valve types, floats,

ballcock valve
.... Hand sinks, chrome supplies.... Kitchen sinks:

Control unit, traps, flow test
.... Pedestal sink: stopper, trap,

escutcheon
.... Bidets: drains & code .... Gas lines: pressure test,

fittings Code: Washers
.... Hot Water Heaters .... Dishwashers .... Sink

with Dishwasher & Disposer
.... Hydromassage units ....Laundry tubs

Pressure Tanks .... Icemaker Refrigerators

 

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