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Plumbing & Pipefitting: Find Books & Videos

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The Library of Congress classification for plumbing and pipefitting, including household plumbing, is TH6000. More specifically, TH6000 is broken down as follows:

  • TH6101-6153 General works, reference materials, history, study and teaching
  • TH6225-6288 General special (specifications, drawings, estimates, inspection, testing)
    • TH6249-6255 Plumbing fixtures and fitting supplies
  • TH6291-6295 Plumbing work (laying pipes, joints, pipefitting)
  • TH6297 Soldering, solder, and fluxes in plumbing
  • TH6299 Plumbers' tools and apparatus
  • TH6325-6330 Plastics in plumbing
  • TH6485-6499 Plumbing of bathrooms, toilet rooms, lavatories
  • TH6500 Flush tanks and auxilliary valves
  • TH6501 Hot tubs
  • TH6502-6505 Laundry plumbing
  • TH6507-6512 Kitchen and pantry plumbing
  • TH6515 Plumbing of special buildings (apartments, farmhouses, hotels, office buildings, public comfort stations, schools, tall buildings)
  • TH6518 Plumbing for special establishments (bars, public baths, carriage houses, public laundries, soda fountains)
  • TH6521-6531 Water supply
  • TH6541-6545 Cold water supply
  • TH6551-6568 Hot water supply.  Water heaters
  • TH6569 Special applications of water supply (drinking fountains, fountains, sprinklers)
  • TH6571-6675 House drainage
  • TH6681-6685 Maintenance and repair of plumbing
  • TH6691 Lead burning.  Autogenous soldering
  • TH6703-6729 Pipefitting (installation of piping and fixtures for heating, lighting, etc.)
  • TH6800-6887 Gas in buildings.  Building gas supply

Browsing in any of these areas may lead to the discovery of valuable material in addition to the specific items listed in this guide.

H Social Sciences

  • HD7285-7630 Housing (includes apartments, shared housing, rural housing, vacation homes, industrial housing, mobile homes, model communities, etc.)
  • HD9715.5 Economic aspects of prefabricated buildings

K Law (as it pertains to the Building and Construction Industry)

  • K891 .B8 Contracts
  • K1803 .B8 Hours of labor
  • K1835 .B8 Safety regulations
  • K2405 .B84 Arbitration and award
  • K4372-4373 Occupational law
  • KF865 Government contracts
  • KF901-902 Contracts
  • KF1950 Regulations for building contractors
  • KF3409 .C65 Collective labor agreements
  • KF3450 .C65-.C651 Collective labor disputes (construction industry)
  • KF3452 .C6 Collective labor disputes (construction workers)
  • KF3505 .C65 Wages.  Minimum wage
  • KF3574 .C65 Labor hygiene and safety
  • KF3580 .C6 Labor law
  • KF3825.5 Construction of health facilities and hospitals
  • KF5701-5710 Building laws (by type of building and by type of installation)
  • KF6495 .C6 Income tax
  • KFC224.3 Government contracts (California)
  • KFC230 .B8 Contracts (California)
  • KFC424 Regulation (building contractors) (California)
  • KFC586 .B8 Labor hygiene and safety (California)
  • KFC813-819 Building laws (California)
  • KFN5230 .B8 Contracts (New York)
  • KFN5224.3 Government contracts (New York)
  • KFN5424 Regulation (building contractors) (New York)
  • KFN5562 .C6 Collective labor agreements (New York)
  • KFN5594 .C6 Workers' compensation (New York)
  • KFX2030 Regulation (New York City)
  • KFA-KFZ275 Regulation
  • KFA-KFZ336 .C6 Labor hygiene and safety
  • KFA-KFZ459 .P7 Prefabricated buildings:  building laws

L Education

  • LB3201-3325 School architecture and equipment.  School physical facilities.  Campus planning
    • LB3221-3222 Architecture, and school building plans.  Specifications.  Joint occupancy of buildings.  Multiple use of buildings.  High-rise school buildings
    • LB3225 Teachers' dwellings
    • LB3226-3229 Dormitories.  Residence halls.  Student housing
    • LB3241-3250 Acoustics.  Heating.  Lighting.  Ventilation.  Air conditioning
    • LB3251 School grounds.  School playgrounds
    • LB3325 .A-Z Special, A-Z (e.g., art rooms, auditoriums, classrooms, nursery schools, offices, etc.)

R Medicine

  • RA607 Public comfort stations
  • RA967 Health facilities.  Hospital buildings.  Architectural planning and construction
  • RA969.33 Plumbing in hospitals and health facilities
  • RC439 Psychiatry hospitals, clinics, etc.

S Agriculture

  • S770-790 Agricultural structures.  Farm buildings
  • SB416 Greenhouse construction, including design, environmental engineering, etc.
  • SB481-485 Parks and public reservations
  • SF310 Riding clubs and schools

T Technology

  • T351-385 Mechanical drawing.  Drawing instruments and materials.  Computer graphics
  • TA180-183 Engineering specifications.  Estimates, quantities, and costs
  • TA401-492 Building materials
    • TA459-492 Metals
  • TA654.6 Earthquake forces, including general earthquake engineering
  • TA658.44 Earthquake resistant design
  • TD160-168 Planning and laying out cities
  • TD201-500 Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes
  • TD511-780 Sewage collection and disposal systems.  Sewerage
  • TD884 Smoke prevention
  • TE279.5-295 Pedestrian facilities.  Sidewalks.  Footpaths.  Flagging
  • TF300-302 Railway construction.  Passenger depots, stations, and terminals
  • TJ163.26-163.5 Energy conservation
  • TJ263.5 Boilers (General)
  • TJ281-393 Steam boilers
  • TJ395-444 Steam powerplants.  Boiler plants
  • TJ793.2 Internal combustion engines for construction equipment
  • TJ809812.8 Solar energy
  • TJ899-927 Pumps and pumping engines
  • TK4001-4102 Applications of electric power
  • TK4125-4399 Electric lighting
  • TK4198 Electric lighting fixtures
  • TK4661 Electric furnaces
  • TN677 Metallurgical furnaces
  • TP265-267 Chemistry of fire and fire prevention
  • TP1185 .P5 Plastic pipes
  • TS186 Factory buildings.  Industrial buildings
  • TS231 Cupola furnaces
  • TS250 Sheet metalwork

U Military Science

  • UG400-442 Fortification
  • UG460 Military architecture and building

Z Library Science

  • Z675 Classes of libraries (e.g., art, church, fishery, high school, medical, prison, university, etc.)
  • 679-680 Library buildings.  Library architecture, including design, construction, etc.