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BCT 150 - Plumbing

Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 6 Credits: 5

Description: This course is the study of skills for the plumbing trade, safe and proper use of plumbing tools, calculations for plumbing, schematics for plumbing, selection and joining various pipes, selecting and fitting tubing and fillers, cutting and threading carbon steel pipes, and making flare and compression joints.

Course Topics:
  • Types of pipes, fittings and valves
  • Sizing and layout of drainage, waste and vent (DWV) systems
  • Sizing and layout of water distribution systems

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Safety Glasses

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe common types of pipe and tubing used in residential plumbing.
  2. Describe types of fitting and valves used in copper piping.
  3. Properly measure, cut, thread and connect steel piping.
  4. Explain the importance of the different segments of a DWV system.
  5. Properly install a complete DWV system.
  6. Compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of different pipe layouts (trunk and branch, remote manifold and home-run systems).
  7. Properly install a complete water distribution system.

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