Plumbing-and-Pipe-Line-Work.pdf - RETS PRACTICAL GUIDE BOOK SERIES PLUMBING AND PIPE LINE WORK COMPILED BY J M Patekari Senior Section Engineer IRICEN

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PRACTICAL GUIDE BOOK SERIES PLUMBING AND PIPE LINE WORK COMPILED BY J. M. Patekari Senior Section Engineer, IRICEN, Pune EDITED BY A. K. Goel M. Tech. (Str. Engg.), FIE (India), FIE (IPWE) Director, IRICEN, Pune RAILWAY ENGINEERING TECHNICAL SOCIETY PUNE (INDIA) RETS
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Published By Railway Engineering Technical Society, Pune C/o IRICEN, Near Railway Station, Pune 411 001 © Copyright reserved with RETS, Pune First Published 2009 Price Rs. 125/- Designed & Printed by M.R. & Co. 1552, Sadashiv Peth, Chimanbaug, Pune 411 030
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PREFACE Water supply and Sanitation has acquired a very important position in the building construction and maintenance field, so much so that it has become a separate discipline and specialists in the field, prepare schemes for building and structures. Development in Plumbing, fixtures and pipes are taking place very fast and new materials and designs are coming to the market every day. The subject gains more importance as more and more vertical rise buildings are being constructed in India. In Indian Railways as also other Government sectors, however the officials aware of the intricacy of the work is generally at quite a low level, many times not well educated to appreciate the modern and systematic steps of working of newer materials and designs . The Practical Guide book on Plumbing and Pipe line work deals with various design and installation procedures explained in a very simple manner. Chapter-1 is an introduction to the various tools and proper method of handling them. Chapter-2 covers practically all the types of pipes of different materials available, their specifications, joining methods, fittings, laying under ground or over ground, fixing on walls, passing through walls and over obstructions or suspended by means of supports. Chapter-3, is a very illustrative description of Fixtures used in water supply and sanitation, like taps, cocks, mixers tap, modern taps, wash basins, urinals, water closets, flushing cisterns, valves, traps etc. The step by step disassembly and assembly procedures of the fixtures, their installation is a well researched presentation and is expected to be very educative not only for Engineers and supervisors but also the skilled artisans. Chapter-4 is a very simplified approach to design the water supply distribution systems for small colonies and settlements. Apart from explaining the various concepts, several Tables and Nomograms, along with solved examples are provided to assist an engineer of average knowledge to design the water supply distribution system and also analyse the reasons for inadequate pressure or discharge at any supply point and take steps to rectify it. The several forms of available overhead tanks RCC,PSC, Pressed steel, FRP and polyethylene tanks, their comparative merits demerits, specifications, method of fixing etc have been included to help the Engineer make an informed decision to select the right material and form. Chapter-5 Water supply from Subsurface sources will help equip the Engineers and Supervisors with knowledge about various techniques of
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