Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-optic Networking, Fourth Edition
Two books in one! Complete coverage of data cabling and fiber optics makes this the most comprehensive cabling book on the market
With the growing demand for fiber optics in large-scale communications networks, network professionals need complete, up-to-the-minute information. The fourth edition of this popular guide provides you with the latest on copper and fiber-optic networking. It is particularly useful for those studying for the Fiber Optics Installer or Fiber Optics Technician certifications.
Part I covers the basics of cabling, while Part II is devoted to in-depth information on fiber optics, allowing you to stay up to speed on all aspects of the field.
- Demonstrates how to work with all of the various types of cables-from those used to network desktops to hubs and switches up to those used by major telecommunications carriers
- Appeals to anyone who plans, builds, and maintains a network
- Offers a solid foundation in fiber optics
As the industry transitions from copper cabling to fiber optics, Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking, Fourth Edition is a vital tool for network administrators and technicians.
Andrew Oliviero is involved in the development of optical fiber cabling standards in TIA, IEC, ISO, and IEEE. He was involved in the development of the ANSI/TIA-568-C standard and has held the Chair position of TIA's Fiber Optic LAN Section in 2007. Andrew holds a B.S.E and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Massachusetts.
Bill Woodward has served three terms as chairman of the Electronics Technicians Association and is a principal electrical engineer based in Chesapeake, Virginia. Bill is also the committee chairman of the ETA fiber optic installer (FOI), fiber optic technician (FOT), and fiber optic designer (FOD) certification programs.
Table of Contents
2. Cabling Specifications and Standards.
3. Choosing the Correct Cabling.
4. Cable System and Infrastructure Constraints.
5. Cabling System Components.
6. Tools of the Trade.
7. Copper Cable Media.
8. Fiber-Optic Media.
9. Wall Plates.
11. Transmission Equipment.
12. Ubounded (Wireless) Media.
13. Cabling-System Design and Installation.
14. Cable-Connector Installation.
15. Cable-System Testing and Troubleshooting.
16. Creating a Request for Proposal.
17. Cabling @ Work: Experience from the Field.
18. History of Fiber Optics.
19. Principles of Fiber Optic Transmission.
20. Basic Principles of Light.
21. Optical Fiber Construction and Theory.
22. Optical Fiber Characteristics.
24. Fiber Optic Cables.
27. Fiber Optic Light Sources.
28. Fiber Optic Detectors and Receivers.
29. Passive Components and Multiplexers.
30. Passive Optical Networks (PON).
31. Cable Installation and Hardware.
32. Fiber Optic System Design Considerations.
33. Test equipment and Link/Cable Testing.
34. Troubleshooting and Restoration.
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