ATPP 1130  PlumbingCode Credit Hours: 2.00 Prerequisites: ATPP 1100
Plumbing rules and regulations governing installation of plumbing systems. Considerations are also given to the rules and regulations pertaining to joints, traps, cleanouts, water distribution, fixtures and drainage.
Billable Contact Hours: 2
Search for Sections Transfer Possibilities Michigan Transfer Network (MiTransfer)  Utilize this website to easily search how your credits transfer to colleges and universities. OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to differentiate the responsibilities of the various entities involved in completing a plumbing project.
Objectives:
 Given final exam questions, the student will identify when the building owner is able to procure permits, to an accuracy of 80%.
 Given final exam questions, the student will identify when the master plumber is able to procure permits, to an accuracy of 80%.
 Given final exam questions, the student will identify the limitations and responsibilities of the contractor, to an accuracy of 80%.
 Given final exam questions, the student will identify the limitations and responsibilities of the inspector, to an accuracy of 80%.
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to calculate the number and type of fixtures required for any commercial occupancy.
Objectives:
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and final exam ques ons, the student will calculate the number of water closets required in a theater, to an accuracy of 80%.
 Given final exam questions, the student will calculate the number of urinals allowed in any building, to an accuracy of 80%.
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and final exam questions, the student will calculate the number of lavatories required in an office, to an accuracy of 80%.
Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to describe the minimum sizes and safety requirements for water heaters.
Objectives:
 Given lecture notes and final exam questions, the student will pick the minimum size water heater required in a four bedroom home, to an accuracy of 80%.
 Given final exam questions, the student will identify the correct safety relief valve for a water heater, to an accuracy of 80%.
 Given final exam questions, the student will identify the correct termination height for the discharge of the relief valve for a water heater, to an accuracy of 80%.
Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to calculate the minimum pipe sizes for a commercial water distribution system.
Objectives:
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and fixture requirements for a building, the student will determine the number of wsfu’s, to an accuracy of 80%.
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and fixture requirements for a building, the student will determine the fixture pressure requirements, to an accuracy of 80%.
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and fixture requirements for a building, the student will determine the equivalent length requirements, to an accuracy of 80%.
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and fixture requirements for a building, the student will determine the supply pipe size, to an accuracy of 100%.
Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to calculate the minimum pipe sizes for a commercial sanitary drainage system.
Objectives:
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and fixture requirements for a building, the student will determine the number of dfu’s, to an accuracy of 80%.
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and fixture requirements for a building, the student will determine the horizontal branch pipe sizes, to an accuracy of 100%.
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and fixture requirements for a building, the student will determine the stack pipe size, to an accuracy of 100%.
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and fixture requirements for a building, the student will determine the building drain/sewer pipe size, to an accuracy of 100%.
Outcome 6: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to calculate the minimum pipe sizes for a roof storm drainage system.
Objectives:
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and location of a building, the student will determine the probable rainfall, to an accuracy of 100%.
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and the roof area of a building, the student will determine the gutter size, to an accuracy of 100%.
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and the roof area of a building, the student will determine the leader/conductor size, to an accuracy of 100%.
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and the roof area of a building, the student will determine the building storm drain/sewer pipe size, to an accuracy of 100%.
Outcome 7: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to calculate the minimum pipe sizes for a drainage vent system.
Objectives:
 Given a layout of a plumbing drainage system, the student will size each vent pipe shown, to an accuracy of 100%.
 Given tables available in the current International Plumbing Code and a layout of a plumbing drainage system with a vent developed length greater than 40 feet, the student will determine the size of each vent pipe shown, to an accuracy of 100%.
Outcome 8: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to describe the function and location of a trap.
Objectives:
 Given final exam questions, the student will describe the reason for a trap in a plumbing drainage system, to an accuracy of 80%.
 Given final exam questions, the student will list the required locations for a trap in a plumbing drainage system, to an accuracy of 80%.
 Given final exam questions, the student will list minimum trap sizes for five plumbing fixtures, to an accuracy of 80%.
Outcome 9: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to describe the function and location of a clean‐out.
Objectives:
 Given final exam questions, the student will describe the reason for a clean‐out in a plumbing drainage system, to an accuracy of 80%.
 Given final exam questions, the student will list the required locations for a clean‐out in a plumbing drainage system, to an accuracy of 80%.
COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
 Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
 Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
 Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
 Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
 Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
 Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
CDO marked YES apply to this course: Communication: YES Critical Thinking: YES Information Literacy: YES Quantitative Reasoning: YES COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
 Administration
 Definitions
 General Regulations
 Fixtures, Faucets and Water Heaters
 Water Supply and Distribution
 Sanitary Drainage
 Indirect/Special Waste
 Vents
 Traps
 Storm Drainage
 Fuel Piping & Special Piping
Primary Faculty Gordon, Victoria Secondary Faculty Associate Dean Jewett, Mark Dean Hutchison, Donald
Primary Syllabus  Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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