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 theFiber Optics Installer (FOI) or Fiber Optics Technician (FOT)certifications from the Electronics Technicians Association.

The Complete Cabling Guide—Updated, Expanded, and BetterThan Ever

Did you know that nearly 70 percent of all network-relatedproblems are due to poor cabling? If you're in charge of a networkinfrastructure, you need this widely acclaimed resource on yourshelf. Updated and greatly expanded, the new edition of thisdefinitive guide is a complete, hands-on guide to both copper andfiber-optic networking, and it's packed with expert advice, bestpractices, and pages of the latest industry specifications andstandards.

Follow the golden rules of cabling, explore all the differenttypes of cables, see why cutting corners is a bad idea, discoverthe obstacles to high-speed data transfer, and more, as you developthe skills you need to design and build a reliable, cost-effectivecabling 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, andrestoration

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

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