Cabling, 4th Edition
The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking
By Andrew Oliviero, Bill Woodward
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: July 2009
Pages: 1128

Use this in-depth guide to reinforce your preparation for the Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) or Fiber Optics Technician (FOT) certifications from the Electronics Technicians Association.

The Complete Cabling Guide—Updated, Expanded, and Better Than Ever

Did you know that nearly 70 percent of all network-related problems are due to poor cabling? If you're in charge of a network infrastructure, you need this widely acclaimed resource on your shelf. Updated and greatly expanded, the new edition of this definitive guide is a complete, hands-on guide to both copper and fiber-optic networking, and it's packed with expert advice, best practices, and pages of the latest industry specifications and standards.

Follow the golden rules of cabling, explore all the different types of cables, see why cutting corners is a bad idea, discover the obstacles to high-speed data transfer, and more, as you develop the skills you need to design and build a reliable, cost-effective cabling infrastructure.

Topics include

  • Introduction to data cabling
  • Cabling specifications and standards

  • Choosing the correct cabling

  • Cable system components and infrastructure constraints

  • Network equipment

  • Fiber-optic, copper, and wireless media

  • Design considerations for copper and fiber-optic systems

  • Principles of fiber-optic transmission

  • Passive components, multiplexers, and optical networks

  • Testing equipment, link/cable testing, troubleshooting, and restoration

You'll also find an overview of IEEE 1394 and USB networking, an appendix on home cabling, information on cabling resources, and more.

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