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BCT 238 - Residential and Industrial Plumbing VI

4 Credits, 6 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 4 lab periods

Continuation of BCT 237 . Includes concepts and practices essential to competitive and successful plumbing businesses. Also includes business principles for plumbers, introductory skills for the crew leader, water pressure booster and recirculation systems, indirect and special waste, and hydronic and solar heating systems.

Prerequisite(s): BCT 237  
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe how components of cost relate to profit and loss in the plumbing business.
  2. Discuss current issues and organizational structure in the construction industry today.
  3. Explain the maintenance and basic troubleshooting processes for water pressure booster systems.
  4. Identity the components of a indirect waste system
  5. Describe the procedures for roughing-in and testing of the piping in hydronic or solar heating systems.

I.          Business Principles for Plumbers

            A.         On-the-job task organization

            B.         Introductory Skills for the Crew Leader

           C.         Orientation to the job

II.          Leadership Skills

  1.       Safety
  2.       Project Control

III.         Water Pressure Booster and Recirculation Systems

            A.         Water pressure booster systems

            B.         Recirculation systems

IV.        Indirect and Special Waste

            A.         Indirect systems

            B.         Special waste systems

V.         Hydronic and Solar Heating

            A.         Principles of hydronic and solar heating systems

            B.         Types of hydronic and solar heating systems

            C.         Installing hydronic and solar heating systems

Effective Term:
Fall 2010

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