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Modern Plumbing, 8th Edition

By: E. Keith Blankenbaker
ISBN: 978-1-61960-863-4
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2015
Subject: Construction
Grade Level: 9-14
Description
Modern Plumbing provides information on the design, installation, and service of the different systems found in the field. Basic information regarding safety, tools, materials, and equipment is presented. Detailed chapters discuss planning and organizing a plumbing job and the different careers available in the trade. A separate Job Practice Manual is available to complement the textbook by offering additional activities and review questions.
  • Plumbing code features prepare students to check local requirements when performing actual work in the field.
  • Step-by-step procedures guide students to learn the correct way of performing various essential tasks.
  • The consistent use of color to represent various components and materials throughout the book helps students visualize different details of components.
Products & Prices
Products Pages ISBN Retail Price Order Quantity
Text 640 978-1-61960-863-4 $99.96
Modern Plumbing provides information on the design, installation, and service of the different systems found in the field. Basic information regarding safety, tools, materials, and equipment is presented. Detailed chapters discuss planning and organizing a plumbing job and the different careers available in the trade. A separate Job Practice Manual is available to complement the textbook by offering additional activities and review questions.
  • Plumbing code features prepare students to check local requirements when performing actual work in the field.
  • Step-by-step procedures guide students to learn the correct way of performing various essential tasks.
  • The consistent use of color to represent various components and materials throughout the book helps students visualize different details of components.
Lab Workbook 225 978-1-61960-868-9 $30.00
  • Aligns to textbook content.
  • Provides opportunities to practice and apply knowledge.
  • Includes hands-on activities.
Bundle (Text + Lab Workbook) 978-1-61960-869-6 $123.44
Bundle includes Student Textbook and Lab Workbook.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-61960-871-9 $260.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Materials. An introduction and overview of teaching material. Files are in PDF format.
  • Chapter Resources. Customizable Resources with teaching suggestions and safety tips in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Answer Keys. Chapter and Job Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Chapter Quizzes. Chapter Quizzes and Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Reproducible Masters. Printable instructional materials provided in PDF format.
  • Section and Final Exams. Exams and Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Correlation Chart. A Correlation Chart aligning the text with SkillsUSA Competencies in PDF format.


System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1550 test questions 978-1-61960-872-6 $248.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This product includes 33 test banks with a total of 1550 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP or later; Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.6 or later; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 2030 slides 978-1-61960-873-3 $240.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 33 chapters, comprising over 2030 slides of instructional material. The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Related Title(s)
G-W Plumbing DVDs
Table of Contents

Introduction to Plumbing
1. Safety
2. Plumbing Tools
3. Leveling Instruments
4. Mathematics for Plumbers
5. Hydraulics and Pneumatics
6. Print Reading and Sketching
7. Rigging and Hoisting
8. Building and Plumbing Codes
9. Soldering, Brazing, and Welding
10. Excavating
Plumbing Systems
11. Water Supply Systems
12. Water Treatment
13. Plumbing Fixtures
14. Piping Materials and Fittings
15. Valves and Meters
16. Water Heaters
Plumbing System Design and installation
17. Designing Plumbing Systems
18. Preparing for Plumbing System Installation
19. DWV Pipe and Fitting Installation
20. Installing Water Supply Piping
21. Supporting and Testing Pipe
22. Installing Fixtures, Faucets, and Appliances
23. Septic Systems
24. Storm Water and Sumps
25. Installing HVAC Systems
26. Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs, and Spas
27. Irrigation Systems
Plumbing Services
28. Repairing DWV Systems
29. Repairing Water Supply Systems
30. Remodeling
Career Development and Plumbing History
31. Job Organization
32. Plumbing Career Opportunities
33. Plumbing History
Look Inside
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 4 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 19 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
Presentations for PowerPoint
PPS
Chapter 4 (PPS, 2.86 MB)
PPS
Chapter 19 (PPS, 4.74 MB)
Correlations
SkillsUSA Competencies
PDF
SkillsUSA Competencies (PDF, 127 KB)
Utah
 
Plumbing I, II
About the Author(s)

E. Keith Blankenbaker - is a leader in technology education curriculum development. He introduced contemporary technology education into the secondary schools where he taught in suburban St. Louis, Missouri. As a teacher educator he developed, and for 25 years, taught construction technology courses for technology education majors at The Ohio State University. During this same period he taught technology education curriculum, laboratory design, and supervised student teachers. He is the author of three Goodheart-Willcox books: Modern Plumbing, Construction and Building Technology and Painting and Decorating, in addition to several other texts. He has served as principal investigator for the Construction Education Curriculum Project, funded by the Associated General Contractors. He also served as principal investigator for the first edition of the plumbing apprenticeship program offered by the Associated Builders and Contractors.

Dr. Blankenbaker has provided leadership on the local, state, and national level. As a secondary school teacher he served as department chairman and was elected president of the regional industrial technology teacher education association. As a teacher educator he was elected program coordinator, served as president of the Ohio Technology Education Association, acted as coordinator for the development of a new technology education curriculum guide for Ohio, and served as a member of the ITEEA Board of Directors.

His construction work experience includes designing, building, maintaining, and remodeling residential and light commercial structures. These experiences include forming, placing, and finishing concrete; framing; roofing; plumbing; electrical; installing doors and windows; exterior and interior finish carpentry; cabinetmaking; and painting.