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AUTHORS: PHCC Educational Foundation - ©2009
Written by contractors for contractors, their employees, and first-year plumbing students, Plumbing 101, 5E delivers the practical, on-the-job information needed to meet the workforce training needs of the industry. This resource was developed in partnership with the PHCC Educational Foundation Plumbing Apprentice and Journeyman Training Committee. A team of subject matter experts including contractors, teachers and code experts developed the curriculum to provide an industry-oriented approach. Writers with a background in the trade and teaching produced the content. Fundamental industry topics including safety on the job, basic fixtures & appliances, piping and sewage disposal are covered along with related math and science concepts. The fifth edition has been revised to reflect the most current plumbing products, materials, and technology on the market, including all-new coverage of corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST). Readers in a wide range of plumbing fields, from residential and commercial service and repair to new construction, will find all of the basic plumbing information they need for the start of a successful career in plumbing.