A student in this course learns the basic practices and techniques for the design of plumbing systems in buildings using International Plumbing Code Commentary as a basis. Emphasis is on the design and calculations for sizing sanitary waste and vent systems; domestic hot and cold water systems; water heaters; storm drainage systems; and fire sprinkler systems, as well as fixture selection. Each topic includes discussions on materials and methods of construction and installation, code requirements, computer applications, specifications, and drafting symbols and standards.
School of Engineering and Computing
Architectural Engineering Technology (ARE)
2 hours of lecture, 3 hours of studio per week