Course Details

Selected Chapters of Plumbing

Academic Year 2024/25

NTB028 course is part of 1 study plan

NPC-SIS Summer Semester 1st year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction



4 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. Differentiated pipe sizing, potable water demand and quantity of wastewater. 2. Introduction to pumps systems, suction head for pumps. 3. Pump head-capacity curves, system head curves, point of pumps operation. 4. Pumps and booster pumps stations for plumbing engineering. 5. Determination of capacity of gravity tanks (suction, storage) and pressure tanks (diaphragm tanks). 6. Automatic wastewater lifting plants and their design. 7. Management of rainwater, soakaways, retention tanks, rainwater harvesting. 8. Central water heating – storage and instantaneous systems. 9. Central water heating – design of systems components. 10. Potable water conditioning, control of domestic hot water temperature. 11. Gas appliances placement, gasa devices in boiler rooms. 12. Gas installation pipework for buildings. 13. Sprinkler fixed extinguishing systems – purpose, application, fundamental arrangement and sprinkler installations.


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory


1. Potable water demand, differentiated pipe sizing. 2. Pumps and pumps systems – piping and pumps design. Available suction head for pumps. 3. Pump head-capacity curves. System head curves. 4. Pump station design for building water supply. 5. Water pressure boosting. 6. Wastewater lifting plant design. 7. Rainwater soakaway design, rainwater harvesting design. 8. Division of domestic hot water demand in building. 9. Heaters sizing. 10. Safety device of heaters design. 11. Gas appliances placement. 12. Gas installation pipework design. 13. Final calculations check. Credit.