Jim Hayes Fiber Optics Technician's Manual

ISBN 13: 9780827374263

Fiber Optics Technician's Manual

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9780827374263: Fiber Optics Technician's Manual

This book is intended for training installers of fiber optic networks. Technicians and electricians eager to learn more about fiber optic design, installation, and troubleshooting will find this book a practical and comprehensive source, useful in both training and self-study situations. The manual also includes an interesting history of the development of fiber optics and an overview of the basics of technology to give perspective to the reader. A glossary of terms and resource guide are included for reference material. Features: -includes a substantial glossary to help technicians understand the jargon and heavy use of technical terms in the field -has an extensive resource listing for further information about fiber optics technology -concentrates on basics and practical aspects of designing, installing and testing which translates immediately into practical applications

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James Hayes is a founder of the Structured Cabling Association and President of The Fiber Optic Association, the professional society for fiber optics. He is also a partner in VDV Works, a company that provides technical support to the voice-data-video industry. Originally educated as a physicist and astronomer at Vanderbilt University and The University of California at Santa Cruz, Mr. Hayes has been involved with the electronics and test instrumentation industry since 1968. For the last twenty-five years he has been involved with fiber optics and communications. A frequent lecturer on communications, he writes monthly columns for Electrical Contractor and TED (The Electrical Distributor) and is also the author of THE FIBER OPTIC TECHNICIANS MANUAL, and numerous articles on fiber optics and cabling.


1. Introduction. 2. History of FO Development. 3. Basics of FO. 4. Networks. 5. Cables. 6. Cable Specifications. 7. Connectors and Splices. 8. Fiber Optic Hardware. 9. Getting Started. 10. Guidelines for Fiber Optic Design and Installation. 11. Link Loss Budgets. 12. Safety issues. 13. Planning The Install. 14. Documentation. 15. Estimating and Bidding Networks. 16. Cable Installation. 17. Restoration. 18. Testing.

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Jim Hayes
Published by Cengage Learning (1996)
ISBN 10: 0827374267 ISBN 13: 9780827374263
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