Plumbing (Water Supply/Drainage) Designing and Drafting
Plumbing Designing and Drafting is a major area in building design systems where students
are been taught in depth in areas related to water supply, drainage etc. A candidate pursuing
the course in this design field would be able to have a very good lucrative career in this area.
- Common Sanitary Fixtures Details : Standard trap pipe & discharge pipe sizes, Standard slopes for the discharge pipes :
- Wash basin
- Water closet
- Bath tubs
- Floor drains (Floor Gullies)
- Lay out of sanitary fixtures in toilets. Formula for flow through pipes :
- Darcy formula
- Chezys formula
- Manning formula
- Hazen formula
- Reynolds Number (Laminar / Turbulent Flow).
- Water supply in building:
- Direct system.
- Pumped system.
- Ground level (or) underground reservoir sizing.
- Elevated roof tank (Storage cistern) sizing.
- Pump selection (HP, Watts).
- Water pipe sizing in Buildings.
- Minimum number of smaller diameter water pipes that can be connected to bigger diameter pipes.
- Plumbers chart for pipe sizing, Box formula.
- Foul water drain in building stack, Branch drain/discharge pipe horizontal drain. Fixture unit rating,
- Maximum number of discharge units allowed in stack, Single stack system, Design of horizontal drains by discharge units method.
- Septic tank, Soak away pits, Dispersion trenches designing.
- Designing of Storm Water Drainage in buildings.
- Auto pneumatic system, Pressure Tank Sizing.
- External water supply for building. Garden water supply & fountain water pipe sizing, Calculation of storage tank, Garden water fountain designing, Fountain pump selection.
- Estimating Hot Water Demand, Heater Capacity selection.
- Flush Water & Potable Water Loop sizing – (Software).
- Designing of common appurtenances, Inspection chambers and Junction manholes.
- Detailing of plumbing services & preparing plumbing drawing, Isometric Drawings.
- Working drawings :
- Location maps
- Site plan
- Plan of roof
- Floor plan of the building
- Enlarged floor plan of toilets kitchens