Fiber Optics Technician's Manual / Edition 4

Fiber Optics Technician's Manual / Edition 4

by Jim Hayes
     
 

Here's an indispensable tool for all technicians and electricians who need to learn about optimal fiber optic design and installation as well as pick up the latest troubleshooting tips and techniques. The information presented in Fiber Optics Technician's Manual has been refined and updated based on feedback and participation from fiber opticsSee more details below

Overview

Here's an indispensable tool for all technicians and electricians who need to learn about optimal fiber optic design and installation as well as pick up the latest troubleshooting tips and techniques. The information presented in Fiber Optics Technician's Manual has been refined and updated based on feedback and participation from fiber optics technicians like you. Now you can have this valuable information at your fingertips, available to you when and where you need it. Following a concise overview of the basics and history of fiber optics, every crucial area is covered in its practical aspects including networks, cables, cable specifications, connectors and splices, and fiber optic hardware. You will learn about proven guidelines for better fiber optic design and installation, the key to winning contracts through more accurate estimating and bidding, ways of ensuring safety on the job, as well as proper documentation, restoration, and testing procedures. A handy glossary clarifies even the most difficult technical terms, while a standards section points out the regulations governing the field.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435499652
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/11/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
739,699
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1The Origins of Fiber Optic Communications1
2Basics of Fiber Optics13
3Fiber Optic Networks31
4Optical Fiber Cables41
5Specifying Fiber Optic Cable57
6Fiber Optic Connectors, Splices, and Tools73
7Fiber Optic Hardware89
8Getting Started in Fiber Optics99
9Guidelines for Fiber Optic Design and Installation105
10Cable Plant Link Loss Budget Analysis111
11Fiber Optic Installation Safety115
12Planning the Installation119
13Fiber Optic Cable Plant Documentation125
14Estimating and Bidding Fiber Optic Installation131
15Fiber Optic Cable Pulling143
16Fiber Optic Restoration153
17Fiber Optic Testing165
Appendixes A: Glossary of Fiber Optic Terms203
Appendixes B: Fiber Optic Standards209
Appendixes C: Resource Guide to Fiber Optic Information and Training213
Index219

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