Develop the skills you need to design and build a reliable, cost-effective cabling infrastructureFully updated for the growing?demand of fiber optics for large-scale communications networks and telecommunication standards, this new edition is organized into two parts. Part I covers LAN Networks and Cabling Systems offers comprehensive coverage on current cabling methodologies and is updated to the latest industry standards. Part II addresses Fiber-Optic Cabling and Components probes deeper into fiber optics, and can be used to prepare for the Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) and/or Fiber Optics Technician (FOT) certifications, two of the Electronic Technician's Association's leading certifications.Explains why cutting corners is a bad ideaWalks you through the obstacles to high-speed data transferEncourages you to follow the golden rules of cablingThis new edition is the only book you need for current cabling methodologies and standards.
A special e-book edition for network admins and technicians dealing with fiber opticsCabling is crucial to network performance, and incorrect use of cables can result in outages and constant troubleshooting. Specific standards and processes must be employed when working with fiber optics. This convenient e-book comprises Part 2 of the popular and fully updated Cabling: The Complete Guide to Network Wiring, 5th Edition, with extensive coverage of fiber optics for large-scale communications networks and telecommunications standards. You will learn principles and practices essential to successfully installing and maintaining a fiber-optic network.Convenient e-book format is accessible on tablets and mobile devicesExamines the principles of fiber optic transmission, optical fiber characteristics and construction, and basic principles of lightIncludes coverage of fiber optic cables, light sources, detectors, and receivers; passive optical networks, components, and multiplexers; and system design considerationsExplains splicing, connectors, safety considerations, link/cable testing, troubleshooting, and restorationCovers the objectives for popular Data Cabling Installer Certification (DCIC), Certified Fiber Optics Installer (CFOI), and Fiber Optic Technician (FOT) examsCabling Part 2: Fiber-Optic Cabling and Components, 5th Edition has the information you need to master every aspect of setting up and managing a fiber-optic network.
Pass the FOI exam with a strong foundation in fiber optic technologyFiber Optics Installer (FOI) Certification Exam Guide gives you a solid foundation in fiber optics and thorough preparation for the Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) certification. Endorsed by the Electronics Technicians Association, International, this guide serves as both a comprehensive self-study course and a useful desk reference for aspiring fiber optics installers. Coverage includes the basic principles of light, optical fiber construction, safety, fusion, mechanical splicing, connectors, fiber-optic light sources, transmitters, detectors, test equipment, and more. Each chapter meets or exceeds the ETA FOI knowledge competency, with key exam information highlighted for easy reference. Real-world scenarios illustrate how particular solutions are applied in common working environments, giving you a clear understanding of to use the tactics in the field. Chapter exercises and review questions offer plenty of opportunity for practice.This book helps you prepare for certification, and more importantly, the everyday work the job entails.Determine how much you already know with a pre-study assessmentFind key exam information and terms quickly with chapter-by-chapter objectivesStudy real-world scenarios to understand how concepts are appliedPinpoint weak areas with practice and review questions that test your knowledgeIf you are seeking a strong knowledge base -- and complete exam prep -- you will find Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) Certification Exam Guide to be a critically useful reference.
Fascinating autobiography of madeleine Albright, President Clinton's secretary of State
The next President, whether Democrat or Republican, will face the daunting task of repairing America's core relationships and tarnished credibility after the damage cause during the past seven years. Albright offers ideas about how to confront the striking array of challenges that the next President will face, and how to return America to its rightful role as a source of inspiration around the globe.
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