The book provides much-needed information about plumbing systems to enable effective coordination and execution of modern building projects. Written by a leading consulting engineer, it takes into account the typical complexities arising out of inadequate infrastructure of drainage and water supply systems. It provides a detailed coverage of fixtures, pumping systems, hot water engineering, rain water pipes, fire suppression and corrosion. In addition, it covers various laws and regulations encountered while executing plumbing works. The book will be useful to all sanitary and plumbing engineers and students of civil engineering and architecture.
S G Deolalikar is an expert in the field of public health, sanitary engineering and fire protection systems and heads his own consultancy firm in New Delhi. He has more than three decades of experience in designing and executing projects related to residential complexes,hotels, hospitals, businezss centres and institutional complexes. Mr Deolalikar has contributed significantly to improvement in the standards of buildings and plumbing systems in India, and is actively associated with the Bureau of Indian Standards, the Association of consulting Engineers( India). He is a member of the Indian Water Works Association, American Water Works Association,National Fire Protection Association of USA, besides several other professional associations.