Prized by plumbers, pipefitters, and construction tradespersons for decades, this handy guidebook is now completely updated Overhauled for the first time in thirteen years, this popular guide is loaded with information and techniques useful to students as well as plumbing professionals on the job. This update includes tips and shortcuts for different commercial water cooler systems, the 1.6-gallon flush toilet, and other conservation-conscious and environmentally friendly equipment now in common usage since the last revision.
Rex Miller was a Professor of Industrial Technology at The State University of New York, College at Buffalo, for more than 35 years. He has taught on the technical school, high school, and college level for more than 40 years. He is the author or coauthor of more than 100 textbooks ranging from electronics to carpentry and sheet metal work. He has contributed to more than 50 magazine articles over the years for technical publications. He is also the author of seven Civil War regimental histories. Mark Richard Miller finished his B.S. degree in New York and moved on to Ball State University, where he obtained his master's and went to work in San Antonio. He taught in high school and went to graduate school in College Station, Texas, finishing the doctorate. He took a position at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas, where he now teaches in the Industrial Technology Department as a Professor and Department Chairman. He has coauthored seven books and contributed many articles to technical magazines. His hobbies include refinishing a 1970 Plymouth Super Bird and a 1971 Roadrunner. Joseph P. Almond, Sr., is a professional plumber in the trades and a long-time member of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada.