Plumbing Encyclopaedia

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Author: R. D. Treloar

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781405161640

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 520

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The original, practical and comprehensive plumbing encyclopaedia * More entries than similar books * Fully up-to-date * Written by an expert - the author of three best selling plumbing books with over 20 years of teaching experience * Clear, concise text with full colour illustrations ensure plumbing technical terms are easy to understand and absorb The Plumbing Encyclopaedia has been written in encyclopaedic form to enable the student, plumber and heating engineer to find accurate information on specific aspects of their craft quickly. The book includes entries and definitions for over 2300 terms, components, techniques and working practices, clearly explaining the terminology used by plumbers. Topics covered include: * cold and hot water supplies * drainage * soldering and welding * hot water heating * radiant heating * solar heating * electrical work * sanitation * sheet weathering * gas and oil supplies * warm air heating * steam heating * air conditioning * building science * and many more British Standards and legislation related to plumbing continue to be updated, so terms and definitions must also be updated to reflect current use. With all entries scrutinised and updated where necessary to reflect these changes plus over 100 new entries the fourth edition of the Plumbing Encyclopaedia remains the definitive source for all plumbers. In addition, more than 400 full colour illustrations, redrawn since the previous edition, enhance the legibility and usefulness of the definitions.

Plumbing

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Author: R. D. Treloar

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444398911

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 480

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The 4th edition of Plumbing continues to provide the definitive single volume text on plumbing, heating and gas installation work, ideal for students working towards their Diploma in plumbing or NVQ/SVQ at levels 2 and 3. Highly illustrated and easy to read and understand, it tackles plumbing topic by topic, in double page spreads with text, full colour illustrations, and clear photographs, enabling the reader to grasp the essentials quickly and easily. This approach ensures it also provides a concise reference for the trained plumber. Special features include: concise text many clear, full colour illustrations around 140 photographs topics focussed on the needs of NVQ/SVQ levels 2 and 3 additional topics beyond levels 2 and 3 a self-assessment section a problem-solving section This new edition has been thoroughly updated to take account of changes to the Building Regulations, including changes to the following approved documents: Part F: Ventilation; Part G: Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency; Part H: Drainage and waste disposal; Part L: Conservation of fuel and power and Part P: Electrical safety. A significant new section on energy conservation & sustainability has been added, and additional related material introduced where relevant. The extensive coverage with new, full colour illustrations to enhance legibility and understanding, and the emphasis on safety in the work place ensure this remains the definitive single volume for both student and trained plumbers.

Gas Installation Technology

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Author: R. D. Treloar

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444319828

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

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The second edition of Gas Installation Technology will be ofinterest to all concerned with gas installation work, whetherplumbers, heating engineers or dedicated gas fitters. It continuesto provide a definitive text for students taking NVQ gasinstallation and plumbing courses, and a useful reference foroperatives renewing their gas competences. Brought fully up to date to comply with the latest regulationsand best practices, it covers domestic, commercial and LPGinstallations, and provides essential information in a concise,readable, colourful and highly illustrated format. The new editionfeatures enhanced diagrams and photographs to aid understanding.The second edition of Gas Installation Technology continuesto be a companion to the author’s highly successful textbook,Plumbing, and together both books offer plumbers, heating engineersand gas fitters, or students of these disciplines, unrivalledcoverage of their subject. Fully revised to cover the latest legislation, best practicesand current installation procedures, it covers domestic, commercialand LPG installations Still the only textbook devoted to domestic gas, commercial gasand LPG installation Concise and readable, heavily illustrated with colour diagramsand photographs to aid understanding and recall

The Burr in the Garden of Eden

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Author: Hayford Peirce

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 1587152770

Category: Fiction

Page: 252

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Napoleon V, all-powerful Emperor of the United States of Europe, and peace-loving brontosaurophile, is in a desperate quandary: 4 experimental time machines running amok in 2 different parallel universes - chaos everywhere! And then it gets worse, when MacNair of MacNair, Conman Extraordinaire, gets involved!

Walford's Guide to Reference Material: Science and technology

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Author: Albert John Walford,Library Association

Publisher: London : Library Association Pub.

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 687

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A revised and updated guide to reference material. It contains selective and evaluative entries to guide the enquirer to the best source of reference in each subject area, be it journal article, CD-ROM, on-line database, bibliography, encyclopaedia, monograph or directory. It features full critical annotations and reviewers' comments and comprehensive author-title and subject indexes. The contents include: mathematics; astronomy and surveying; physics; chemistry; earth sciences; palaeontology; anthropology; biology; natural history; botany; zoology; patents and interventions; medicine; engineering; transport vehicles; agriculture and livestock; household management; communication; chemical industry; manufactures; industries, trades and crafts; and the building industry.

The City Record

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Author: New York (N.Y.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: New York (N.Y.)

Page: N.A

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Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: The body, health care, management and policy, tools and approaches

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Author: Jeanne Mager Stellman

Publisher: International Labour Organization

ISBN: 9789221098140

Category: Electronic books

Page: 1174

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Revised and expanded, this edition provides comprehensive coverage of occupational health and safety. A new CD-ROM version is available which provides the benefits of computer-assisted search capabilities.