By R. M. STARBUCK
Author of "Questions and Answers on the Practice and Theory of Sanitary Plumbing "
400 Large Quarto Pages. Fully Illustrated by Fifty-five full pages of detailed engravings, which have been made specially for this book
The Only Thorough and Practical Work Issued on the Modern and Most Approved Methods of Plumbing Construction. Illustrating and Describing the Drainage and Ventilation of Dwellings, Apartments and Public Buildings, etc. The Standard Work for Plumbers, Architects, Builders. Property Owners, and for Boards of Health and Plumbing Examiners.
THE author of this book, Mr. R. M. Starbuck, is one of the leading authorities on plumbing in the United States. The book represents the highest standard of plumbing work. It has been adopted and used as a reference book by the United States Government, in its sanitary work in Cuba, Porto Rico and the Philippines, and by the principal Boards of Health of the United States and Canada.
It gives Connections, Sizes and Working Data for All Fixtures and Groups of Fixtures. It is helpful to the Master Plumber in Demonstrating to His Customers and in Figuring of Work. It gives the Mechanic and Student quick and easy Access to the Best Modern Plumbing Practice. Suggestions for Estimating Plumbing Construction are contained in its pages. This book represents, in a word, the latest and best up-to-date practice, and should be in the hands of every architect, sanitary engineer and plumber who wishes to keep himself up to the minute on this important feature of construction.
Contains Following Chapters, Each Illustrated With A Full-Page Plate
7 Hotel or Restaurant Sink - Grease Trap
9 Lines of Refrigerators, Bar Sinks - Soda Fountain
10 Horse Stall, Frost-Proof Water Closets
14 Supporting of Soil Pipe
15 Main Trap and Fresh Air Inlet
17 Water Closets and Floor Connections
19 Connections for Bath Rooms
20 Connections for Bath Rooms, Continued
21 Connections for Bath Rooms, Continued 33 Connections for Bath Rooms, Continued
23 Examples of Poor Practice
24 Roughing-Work Ready for Test
25 Testing of Plumbing System 28 Method of Continuous Venting
28 Continuous Venting for Two Lines of Fixtures on
Three or More Floors
29 Continuous Venting of Water Closets
31 Construction for Cellar Piping
32 Plumbing for Residence - Use of Special Fittings
38 Plumbing for Public Toilet Rooms, Continued
41 Automatic Flushing for Schools, Factories, etc.
44 The Durham System - The Destruction of Pipes by
46 Automatic Sewage Lift - Automatic Sump Tank
48 Construction of Cesspools
49 Septic Tank and Automatic Sewage Siphon
50 Country Plumbing
52 Thawing of Water Mains and Service by Electricity
54 Hot Water Supply of Large Bulldings
55 Automat'c Control of Hot Water Tank
What Is Said Of This Book
"This volume is the most complete general statement of American plumbing methods as executed by the best workmen at the present time." - Engineering Record.
"A plumbers Hand Book including the most practical up-to-date handling of the questions of drainage, sewerage, and water supply." - Engineering News.
The Norman W. Henley Publishing Co