The Complete Book of Electronic Security / Edition 1

The Complete Book of Electronic Security / Edition 1

by Bill Phillips
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071380183

ISBN-13: 9780071380188

Pub. Date: 10/11/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Install and service all types of electronic security systems like the pros do (or should)!

Whether you're a security professional who needs to know the latest technologies, or a homeowner who wants to make smart, money-saving decisions to protect your home and family, The Complete Book of Electronic Security tells you what you need to know.

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Overview

Install and service all types of electronic security systems like the pros do (or should)!

Whether you're a security professional who needs to know the latest technologies, or a homeowner who wants to make smart, money-saving decisions to protect your home and family, The Complete Book of Electronic Security tells you what you need to know.

Bill Phillips, a world renowned security expert, has written the most comprehensive and practical guidebook available on installing, buying, selling, and troubleshooting electronic security systems. You'll find step-by-step, crystal-clear installation instructions for:

Intruder and fire alarm systems
Access control systems
Home automation systems
Closed-circuit TV
And more

Bill uses over 200 photos, drawings, and "at-a-glance tips" to make the material easy to understand. For the most complete coverage possible, he also includes:

Contributions from over a dozen of the world's leading security experts
Practical job-finding and career-building tips
A sample certification test used in the United States and Canada
Advice on starting and running an electronic security business
A comprehensive glossary and lists of manufacturers, suppliers, and associations

The Complete Book of Electronic Security contains a wealth of practical information for security officers, alarm system installers, security consultants, building contractors, locksmiths, and homeowners.

Written by a top security expert who knows what you would ask, and gives direct, easy-to-understand answers!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071380188
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/11/2001
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Electronic Security: Past and Present

Chapter 2: How Alarm Systems Work

Chapter 3: Fire Safety

Chapter 4: Electricity Basics

Chapter 5: Tools

Chapter 6: Wiring

Chapter 7: Installing and Troubleshooting Alarm Systems

Chapter 8: Security Lighting

Chapter 9: Closed-Circuit Television Systems

Chapter 10: Smart Homes and Home Automation Systems

Chapter 11: Access Control Systems

Chapter 12: Systems Integration

Chapter 13: Vehicle Safety

Chapter 14: Certification and Licensing

Chapter 15: Finding Job Openings and Getting Hired

Chapter 16: Starting and Expanding a Business

Chapter 17: Monitoring Services

Chapter 18: Final Thoughts
Appendix A: Manufacturers
Appendix B: Central Stations and Suppliers
Appendix C: Electronic Schematic Symbols
Appendix D: License Requirements for New York, North Carolina, and Utah

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