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PLT 115 - Mathematics for Plumbing 1

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

This course provides the foundations of mathematics applied to the plumbing trade. Students will review computational skills and the application of analytical solutions to problems. Additionally, a presentation of practical geometry dealing with pipe measurements, volumes and capacities of contained fluids and problems related to hydraulics and pneumatics will be provided.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Solve pipe length calculations.
  2. Differentiate builder’s levels.
  3. Recognize various volumes and pressures.
  4. Discuss conservation and green environments in relation to volumes and pressures.
  5. Recognize angles in plumbing.
  6. Offset diagonal, rise and runs.
  7. Solve plumbing projects with 45 degree constraints.
  8. Utilize equal spacing.
Listed Topics
  1. Length calculation
  2. Builder’s level
  3. Volumes
  4. Pressures
  5. Capacities
  6. Job applictions
  7. Angles in plumbing
  8. Diagonals, rise and runs
  9. Equal spacing
  10. Conservation
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Approved By: Murphy, Michael Date Approved: 01/28/2014

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