Fiber Optics Technician's Manual / Edition 2

Fiber Optics Technician's Manual / Edition 2

by Jim Hayes
     
 

ISBN-10: 076681825X

ISBN-13: 9780766818255

Pub. Date: 11/07/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Fiber Optic Technician's Manual, now in its second edition, continues to serve as a practical guide for the designer, installer, and troubleshooter of fiber optic cable plants and networks used in today's communications systems. Comprehensive in scope, this book addresses applications of fiber optics including telephone, CATV, and computer networks. Discussion

Overview

Fiber Optic Technician's Manual, now in its second edition, continues to serve as a practical guide for the designer, installer, and troubleshooter of fiber optic cable plants and networks used in today's communications systems. Comprehensive in scope, this book addresses applications of fiber optics including telephone, CATV, and computer networks. Discussion centers on the basics of the technology, the components used, and their installation. Based on materials developed by trainers for their own training programs, including the successful "Fiber U" program, Fiber Optic Technician's Manual, 2nd Edition has been thoughtfully updated and now features new applications, plus new components and processes that have become widely used in the industry. Hints at the future of this rapidly evolving technology are also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766818255
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/07/2000
Series:
Electrical Trades Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Contents. Introduction. 1. History of FO Development. 2. Basics of FO. 3. Networks. 4. Cables. 5. Cable Specifications. 6. Connectors and Splices. 7. Fiber Optic Hardware. 8. Getting Started. 9. Guidelines for Fiber Optic Design and Installation. 10. Link Loss Budgets. 11. Safety Issues. 12. Planning the Install. 13. Documentation. 14. Estimating & Bidding Networks. 15. Cable Installation. 16. Restoration. 17. Testing. Appendix: A. Glossary. B. Standards.

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