This popular compendium of system design details for everything from water meters to specialty systems, originally written by Dr. Alfred Steele, PE, has been completely revised and updated for today’s plumbing engineers. Chapters include:
- Preliminary Scope and Specifications
- Motors and Electrical Enclosures
- Water Heaters
- Water Meters
- Backflow Prevention Devices
- Water Pressure Booster Systems
- Water Treatment
- Fire Protection Fundamentals
- High-Rise Plumbing Systems
- Site Drainage Systems
- Compressed Air Systems
- Vacuum Systems
- Healthcare Plumbing Systems
- Laboratory Gas and Vacuum Systems
- Fuel Gas Systems
- Special Waste Systems
- Green Plumbing
Dr. Alfred Steele, P.E., CIPE
A long-time ASPE member and past President of the ASPE Research Foundation, Dr. Steele received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the City University of New York and a degree in Civil Engineering from Ohio Christian College. A licensed Professional Engineer, Dr. Steele spent over 44 years in the engineering field; his expertise included process piping plumbing and fire protection.
The late Dr. Steele was the author of three pioneering volumes on plumbing engineering: Engineering Plumbing Design, Advanced Plumbing Technology; and High-Rise Plumbing Design (now out of print).
Dr. Alfred Steele passed away in 1998.