The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking
By Andrew Oliviero, Bill Woodward
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: March 2014
THE COMPLETE CABLING GUIDE — UPDATED WITH THE LATEST INFIBER-OPTICS TECHNOLOGY
Poor cabling accounts for nearly 70% of network problems.Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-OpticNetworking, 5th Edition is the industry-leading guide tohelping you develop the skills you need to design and buildreliable, cost-effective cabling infrastructure. This fifth editionhas been fully updated with the latest industry standards and adeeper look into fiber-optics, helping professionals meet thegrowing demands of large-scale communities that requirefiber-optics networks rather than traditional copper.
An introduction to data cabling
Cabling specifications and standards
Choosing the correct cabling
Cable system components and infrastructureconstraints
Fiber-optic, copper, and wireless media
Design considerations for fiber-optic systems
Principles of fiber-optic transmission
Passive components, multiplexers, and opticalnetworks
This comprehensive resource is packed with expert advice andbest practices for implementing data center, local, access,metropolitan and wireless networks with data rates ranging from100Mbps to 100Gbps using copper and fiber-optic cabling. This guidewas written with the support of the Electronics TechniciansAssociation (ETA) to provide authoritative coverage of the FiberOptics Installer (FOI), Fiber Optics Technician (FOT) and DataCabling Installer (DCI) certifications.