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Plumbing and Gas Fitting: Home

Find information on plumbing, gas fitting, drainage and roof plumbing.

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Use LibrarySearch for books & e-books on your topic, or to find copies of recommended texts.

Questions about using e-books?  Check the e-books Guide

Check our borrowing services.

Place a Hold for books that are on loan, or at another RMIT library.

For items not held at RMIT see information on Getting items from other libraries.

Watch this short video about how to read a call number and locate the item on the shelf in the library

Browse the shelves using these call numbers:

Hot water supply: 696.6
Gas Fitting: 696.2
Pipes and pipelines: 621.8672
Sewerage: 628.2
Roofing, iron and steel: 690.15
Water purification: 628.1



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All our books, plus millions of journal articles in one search.

  • a fast and simple way to begin researching a topic. Watch a short 2 minute video Doing a topic search and finding the best results (transcript in PDF).

  • Help with LibrarySearch (new window) so that you can take advantage of all its functions.

  • Other LibrarySearch Video tutorials that cover logging in, searching by title and interpreting the results.

    There are some key databases not covered in LibrarySearch (for example Standards). This means you will need to access them separately through Databases A-Z and not through LibrarySearch.

    For a few other databases, you need to login first to LibrarySearch in order for them to be included in your results.

    If you are not sure what a database is or why you should be using them in your studies, watch this short video.

Plumbing Connection magazine

Licensed to Plumb Toolbox

This learning module covers the following skill areas: Gas, Water, Drainage (Domestic, Sanitary, Stormwater) plus Legislation.

What legislation governs plumbing work?

The Victorian Building Assoication "A - Z of Plumbing" page has a section on Legislation. Great source of other plumbing-related information.

Liaison Librarian

Anita Woollard
Carlton Library

Building 94 Level 3

+(61 3) 9925 4843
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