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Overview

This completely updated edition of the best-selling guide to cable installation for voice and data provides installers with the details of proper LAN cabling and gives network and IT managers the basics of LAN hardware connection. This Third Edition has been updated to reflect the latest advances in Gigabit copper cabling, 10 Gigabit cabling, Category 8 and 7 cabling, Power-Over Ethernet for distribution devices, and the very newest cabling standards.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071459754
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/19/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 532
  • Product dimensions: 1.14 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 8.00 (d)

Meet the Author

James Trulove has accumulated more than twenty-five years of experience in LAN, WLAN, and data communications systems with companies including Intel, Motorola, Lucent, Cisco, and Nortel. Mr. Trulove has an extensive background in designing, installing, and troubleshooting LAN cabling and networks, and currently works for a leading manufacturer of wireless networking test systems and equipment. He is a longtime consultant on wired and wireless networks for home and business, and the author of a number of books and articles on networking technologies.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Designing LAN wiring systems 3
Ch. 2 Popular LAN topologies 39
Ch. 3 Structured cabling systems 61
Ch. 4 LAN wiring for future needs 79
Ch. 5 Wire and cable technology for LANs 95
Ch. 6 Work area outlets 121
Ch. 7 Telecommunication room terminations 153
Ch. 8 Patch panels, cross connects, and patch cords 187
Ch. 9 User cords and connectors 217
Ch. 10 Open office wiring 231
Ch. 11 Fiber-optic techniques 243
Ch. 12 Gigabit and 10 gigabit cabling technology 277
Ch. 13 Wireless LANs 311
Ch. 14 Telecommunications rooms and wire management 349
Ch. 15 Testing and certifying LAN wiring 367
Ch. 16 Monitoring and administering LAN wiring 405
Ch. 17 Troubleshooting LAN wiring 415
Ch. 18 Training and certification 431
App. A Legacy wire and cable 449
App. B Legacy and less common cabling systems 463
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