1. Math and Metrics. 2. Calculating Offsets. 3. Pipe Welding with Oxyacetylene and Arc. 4. Automatic Fire Protection Systems. 5. Steam Heating Systems. 6. Hot-Water Heating Systems. 7. Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. 8. Process Piping Using Plastics. 9. Grooved-End and Plain-End Piping Systems. 10. Learning to Use an Instrument Level. 11. Pneumatic Control Systems. 12. Gas Piping. 13. Tungsten Inert Gas Welding. 14. Trouble-Shooting Tips for Arc Welding. 15. Pipe Welders? Definitions. 16. Definitions of Heating and Air Conditioning Terms. 17. Glossary of Terms Relating to Plastic Piping. Appendix: Miscellaneous Information. Index.
Charles N. McConnell has been a member of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing, Pipefitting, Sprinkler Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada for over 60 years and has trained many apprentices to the piping trades. He has supervised and installed gas and oil-fired steam and hot-water heating systems and air conditioning installations at Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, and plumbing installations in schools, public buildings, and manufacturing facilities. He has supervised and installed process piping installations. He is the author of Home Plumbing Handbook (Delmar Education), the three volume Plumbers and Pipefitters Library (Macmillan), and other books related to the plumbing and pipefitting trades.