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Fiber Optics Installer and Technician Guide

Fiber Optics Installer and Technician Guide

Bill Woodward, Emile B. Husson

ISBN: 978-0-782-15080-3

Feb 2006

496 pages

Select type: E-Book

$58.99

Description

For years, fiber optics was the future. Now, it's the present, and the time has come to act if you want to make a career in this fast-growing field. The Fiber Optics Installer and Technician Guide is a comprehensive resource designed to prepare you for the two leading fiber optics certifications, Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) and Fiber Optics Technician (FOT). This book's practical, objective-focused coverage includes:
  • The history of fiber optics
  • Principles of fiber optic transmission
  • Optical fiber characteristics, construction, and theory
  • Safety considerations
  • Cables, connectors, and splicing
  • Fiber optic light sources and transmitters
  • Fiber optic detectors and receivers
  • Passive components and multiplexers
  • Fiber optic links
  • Testing equipment
  • Techniques for testing links and cables
  • Troubleshooting and restoration techniques

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Introduction.

Assessment Test.

Chapter 1: History of Fiber Optics.

Chapter 2: Principles of Fiber Optic Transmission.

Chapter 3: Basic Principles of Light.

Chapter 4: Optical Fiber Construction and Theory.

Chapter 5: Optical Fiber Characteristics.

Chapter 6: Safety.

Chapter 7: Fiber Optic Cables.

Chapter 8: Splicing.

Chapter 9: Connectors.

Chapter 10: Fiber Optic Light Sources.

Chapter 11: Fiber Optic Detectors and Receivers.

Chapter 12: Passive Components and Multiplexers.

Chapter 13: Cable Installation and Hardware.

Chapter 14: Fiber Optic System Design Considerations.

Chapter 15: Test Equipment and Link/Cable Testing.

Chapter 16: Link/Cable Troubleshooting.

Glossary.

Index.