This course introduces techniques for safe handling of natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas and fuel oil. Review fuel gas and fuel oil safety precautions and potential hazards, applications, systems installation and testing. Teaches techniques for sizing water supply systems, including calculating system requirements and demand, developed lengths, and pressure drops. Reviews the factors that can reduce efficiency of water supply piping. Introduces different backflow prevention devices and explains how they work, where they are used and how they are installed in water supply systems. Explains how to disinfect, filter and soften water supply systems. Discusses how to troubleshoot water supply problems, flush out visible contaminants from a plumbing system and disinfect a potable water plumbing system. Lab fee required.
Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide
Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public
institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.