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PLUM 240   Installation, Maintenance and Repair* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites or corequisites: PLUM 130.

This course is designed to convey solid plumbing practices applicable to all areas of plumbing trade including: materials, installations, maintenance, and repair. Traditional approaches will be examined to ensure that the students receive a broad exposure to all materials and practices of the work place. Emphasis will be placed on advanced concepts of the plumbing industry. This class focuses on the maintenance and repairing of plumbing fixtures and includes the scientific principles of explaining why water supply and sewage systems work and mathematical principles of plumbing. This course will allow students to learn practical application in the lab setting of the theoretical material covered in class in how to diagnose and repair common problems associated with plumbing components and systems.