Gas Installation Technology
Gas Installation Technology
ISBN: 978-1-405-14682-1 February 2009 Wiley-Blackwell 464 Pages
Part 1: The Gas Industry; Working within the Gas Industry; Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme for Individual Gas Fitting Operatives; Required ACS Assessments & Flowcharts; Legislation Affecting the Gas Installer; Industry Documents & British Standards; Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations; Part 2: Gas Utilisation; Gas: Its Origin; Characteristics & Properties of Gases; Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) The Combustion Process; Air Requirements for Combustion; Products of Combustion; The Gas Flame; Flame Pattern & Characteristics; Atmospheric Burners; Pre-mix Burners; Gas Pressure & Flow; Gas Pressure Readings; Quick Guide to Uses of the Manometer; Pipe Sizing; Gas Rates & Heat Input; Quick Guide to Gas Rates & Heat Inputs; The Physical Laws of Gas; Measurement of Gas.
Part 3: Gas Controls; Quarter Turn Gas Control Valves; Screw Down Gas Control Valves; Spring Loaded Gas Control Valves; Electrically Operated Gas Control Valves; Heat Operated Gas Control Valves; Pressure Operated Control Valves; Low & High Pressure Cut-Off Devices; Pressure Regulators; LPG Regulators; Flame Supervision Devices; Testing Flame Supervision Devices; Thermostatic Control; Multifunctional Gas Valve; Ignition Devices; Vitiation Sensing Devices; Pressure & Flow Proving Devices.
Part 4: Installation Practices; Polyethylene (PE) Pipe Jointing; Copper Pipe Jointing; Steel Pipe Jointing; Semi-Rigid & Flexible Pipe Connections; Gas Service Pipework; Connections to high Rise Buildings; Gas Meter Installations; Commercial gas Installations; Internal Installation Pipework; Pipework Laid in Floors; Pipework in Walls; Pipework Support & Allowance for Movement; Timber Framed Dwellings; LPG Storage & Supply; LPG Cylinder Installations; Storage & Transportation of LPG Cylinders; LPG Bulk Tank Installations; Gas Supplies from a Bulk Tank Installation; Pipe sizing LPG Installations.
Part 5: Tightness Testing & Purging; Tightness Testing & Purging; Test Equipment; Tightness Testing with Air (Domestic); Tightness Testing & Purging with Natural Gas; Tightness Testing & Purging with LPG; Strength Testing for Commercial Pipework; Commercial Tightness Testing; Direct Purging Commercial Pipework; Commercial Purging Procedure; Indirect Purging using Nitrogen (N2) Part 6: Flues; Flue Classification; Flue Materials & Specification; Natural Draught Open Flue Systems; Installation of an Open Flue; Minimum Open Flue Heights; Open Flue Terminal Design & Location; Condensation within Open Flue Systems; Brick Chimneys; Flexible Stainless Steel Flue Liners; Pre-Cast Flue blocks; Flue Pipes; Fan Draught Open Flue Systems; Shared Open Flue Systems; Checking & Testing Open Flue Systems; Room Sealed Flue Systems; Fan Assisted Room Sealed Flue Appliance; Room Sealed & Fan Flue Terminal Positions; Shared Room Sealed Flue Systems; Fan Dilution System; Flue Gas Analysis; Testing Equipment for Flue gas Analysis.
Part 7: Ventilation; Need for Ventilation; Ventilation Location; Effective Ventilation; Ventilation Sizing & Tables; Ventilation Calculations (Domestic); Ventilation Calculations (Commercial); Domestic Ventilation Ready Reckoner.
Part 8: Gas Installer Responsibility; Commissioning Gas; Installations/Appliances; Servicing Gas Installations/Appliances; Second Hand Appliances; Gas Safety & Landlord Inspections; Gas Industry Unsafe Situations; Dealing with Unsafe Situations; Gas Escape Procedures; Reportingunder RIDDOR Part 9: Domestic Appliances; Gas Fires & Space Heaters; Component Parts of a Fire; Open Flued Radiant Convector Gas Fire; Open Flued Solid Fuel Effect Fires & Heaters; Installation of Open Flued Gas Fires; Decorative Fuel Effect Gas Fires; Fan Flued and Room Sealed Heaters; Flueless Space heaters; Commissioning & Servicing Space Heaters; Domestic Gas Cookers; Installation of Cooking Appliances; Domestic Flued Cooking Range; Commissioning & Servicing Cookers; Instantaneous Gas Water Heaters; Instantaneous Gas Water Operation; Gas Storage Water Heaters; Installation of Water Heaters; Commissioning & Servicing of Water Heaters; Domestic Gas Boilers (70W Hz); (Conventional Gas Boiler Regular Boiler); The Combination Boiler; The Condensing Boiler; Installation of Domestic Gas Boilers; Commissioning & Servicing Gas Boilers; Domestic Ducted Warm Air Heaters; Installation of Warm Air Heaters; Commissioning & Servicing of Warm Air Heaters; Domestic Tumble Dryers; Installation of Domestic Tumble Dryers; Domestic Gas Refrigerators; Leisure Appliances (Barbeques; Patio Heaters; Gas Lights); Greenhouse Heaters & Gas Pokers.
Part 10: Commercial Appliances; Commercial Boilers; Commercial Boiler Control Systems; Commercial Warm Air Heaters; Commercial Direct Fired Air Heaters; Commercial Indirect Fired Air Heaters; Overhead Radiant Heaters; Commercial Laundry Equipment; Boosters & Compressors; Commercial Catering; Catering Establishments; Ventilation/Extraction in Commercial Kitchens; Commercial Cookers & Ovens; Specialist Ovens & Steamers; Boiling Pans, Hot Cupboards & Bains Marie; Grills, Griddles & Fryers; Drinking Water Boilers; Mobile Catering Units.
Part 11: Non-Permanent Dwellings; Residential Park Homes; Leisure Accommodation Vehicles; Caravan Holiday Homes; Touring & Motorised Caravans; Gas Supply on Boats; Pipework Installations on Boats; Appliance & Ventilation for Boats.
Part 12 Electrical Concepts & Practices; Electricity; Electrical Safety; Bonding; Safe Isolation; Inspection & Testing; Fault Diagnosis of Basic Electrical Controls;.
* Follows the same approach as Roy Treloar's highly successful textbook, Plumbing
* Concise, readable text heavily illustrated with diagrams and photographs
* Covers domestic, commercial and LPG installations