Modern Plumbing provides information on the design, installation, and service of the different systems found in the field. Basic information regarding safety tools, materials, and equipment is presented. Detailed chapters discuss planning and organizing a plumbing job and the different careers available in the trade. A separate Lab Workbook is available to complement the textbook by offering additional activities and review questions. Plumbing code features prepare students to check local requirements when performing actual work in the field. Step-by-step procedures guide students to learn the correct way of performing various essential tasks. The consistent use of color to represent various components and materials throughout the book helps students visualize different details of components.