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Class 05: Plumbing Mike Walters, PE mwalters@aeieng.com Affiliated Engineers, Inc. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering College of Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Agenda Plumbing Overview Plumbing Codes Waste and Vent Systems Water Systems Other Systems
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Plumbing Overview Why is plumbing a health issue ? - In ancient times those who were fortunate enough to have an interior room with a “hole in the floor” and “piped outlet” only ran the waste to the exterior of the home. This discharged sewage to the streets. - As water piping began, water connections to fixtures and equipment caused backflow of sewage into the water system, causing contamination.
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Plumbing Overview Modern day Plumbing involves: Piping Fixtures: Water Closets Lavatories Sinks Appurtenances: Fixture Stops Vacuum Breakers Appliances: Water Heaters Booster Pumps Devices
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Plumbing Codes All plumbing must be designed to the state and local codes. There are significant differences between the codes. Some of the codes include: Wisconsin Plumbing Code * Minnesota Plumbing Code International Plumbing Code Uniform Plumbing Code Chicago Plumbing Code Illinois Plumbing Code * For simplicity, all tables within this presentation are from the Wisconsin Plumbing Code unless noted otherwise.
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Plumbing Codes Determine type and number of fixtures. This is generally completed by the architect. * Table from the Uniform Plumbing Code,
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Waste and Vent Systems Waste System: Pitched piping which drains waste by gravity. Piping pitch is dependent upon the pipe size and the local code: a) Generally piping 2” and smaller requires a minimum pitch of ¼” per foot a) Generally piping 3” and larger requires a minimum pitch of 1/8” per foot.
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Waste System Components
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2008 for the course CIVIL 698 taught by Professor Mikewalters during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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