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This newly updated edition reflects recent changes in fiber optic technology, marketing, and applications, including wider usage of Fiber To The Home (FTTH) applications and LANs (Local Area Networks). A practical guide for designers, installers, and troubleshooters of fiber optic cable plants and networks, this book provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of fiber optics as used in communications systems, including telephone, CATV, and computers. Beginning with a brief history of the development of fiber optics, the third edition progresses from the basics of the technology and its components, to installation and testing.
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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.Review:
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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