The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking
Author: Andrew Oliviero
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
THE COMPLETE CABLING GUIDE —UPDATED WITH THE LATEST IN FIBER-OPTICS TECHNOLOGY Poor cabling accounts for nearly 70% of network problems. Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking, 5th Edition is the industry-leading guide to helping you develop the skills you need to design and build reliable, cost-effective cabling infrastructure. This fifth edition has been fully updated with the latest industry standards and a deeper look into fiber-optics, helping professionals meet the growing demands of large-scale communities that require fiber-optics networks rather than traditional copper. An introduction to data cabling Cabling specifications and standards Choosing the correct cabling Cable system components and infrastructure constraints Network equipment Fiber-optic, copper, and wireless media Design considerations for fiber-optic systems Principles of fiber-optic transmission Passive components, multiplexers, and optical networks Testing equipment, link/cable testing, troubleshooting, and restoration This comprehensive resource is packed with expert advice and best practices for implementing data center, local, access, metropolitan and wireless networks with data rates ranging from 100Mbps to 100Gbps using copper and fiber-optic cabling. This guide was written with the support of the Electronics Technicians Association (ETA) to provide authoritative coverage of the Fiber Optics Installer (FOI), Fiber Optics Technician (FOT) and Data Cabling Installer (DCI) certifications.
Market_Desc: Network Administrators, network consultants, cabling technicians, PC and network technicians. Special Features: · LARGE AUDIENCE: Everyone who plans, builds, and maintains networks--networking designers, engineers, administrators, and consultants and cabling technicians--needs to know all about the various types of cables, from those used to network desktops to hubs and switches up to those used by major telecommunications carriers.· MARKET LEADER: Outsells the other cabling books and is regarded as the leader in cabling books.· APPEALING APPROACH FOR STUDENTS: The cabling industry has been experiencing a gradual movement from copper to fiber optics. Students now entering the profession must be knowledgeable in both media in order to be competitive in the job market.· MARKETING SUPPORT: Carries the endorsement of the Electronic Technician's Association International. About The Book: This edition has been updated for the growing demand of fiber optics for large-scale communications networks. This book is organized into two parts: Part I maintains the comprehensive coverage of previous editions and is updated to the latest industry standards, and Part II probes deeper into fiber optics. Professionals studying for Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) and/or Fiber Optics Technician (FOT), two of the Electronic Technician's Association's leading certifications, will find this section helpful.
With the growing demand for fiber optics in large-scale communications networks, network professionals need complete, up-to-the-minute information. This book constitutes Part 1 of Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking and focuses on LAN Networks and Cabling Systems, offering comprehensive coverage on current cabling methodologies and is updated to the latest industry standards. Contents include: 1. Introduction to Data Cabling. 2. Cabling Specifications and Standards. 3. Choosing the Correct Cabling. 4. Cable System and Infrastructure Constraints. 5. Cabling System Components. 6. Tools of the Trade. 7. Copper Cable Media. 8. Fiber-Optic Media. 9. Wall Plates. 10. Connectors. 11. Transmission Equipment. 12. Ubounded (Wireless) Media. 13. Cabling-System Design and Installation. 14. Cable-Connector Installation. 15. Cable-System Testing and Troubleshooting. 16. Creating a Request for Proposal. 17. Cabling @ Work: Experience from the Field.
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The most comprehensive guide to network cabling available! Designed for cable installers and contractors, network administrators, and PC and network technicians, this book provides all the information you need to know to work safely and effectively with cables in the workplace. Coverage spans cabling system design and installation, electrical and security issues, cabling components, and documenting and troubleshooting your system. Includes a 32-page color insert for quick identification of connectors and cables, as well as vendor information and recommendations.
Clear-cut and easy to read, The Complete Guide to Networking and Network+ prepares readers for CompTIA's Network + Exam. Ideal for aspiring information and electronics technicians, this text teached readers how to install, configure, and troubleshoot computer networks. Topics match Network + exam objectives and each OSI layer is given its own chapter covering protocols and hardware. Real-world situations are presented to show how networking professionals solve common networking problems. This book is suitable for classes specializing in certification preparation, and also for use as a standard textbook and reference on basic networking technology.
This introductory text teaches cabling concepts by providing detailed characteristics of the most common types of cabling used in organizations today. Topics covered map to the BICSI Installer Level I exam. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The physical linkages responsible for carrying a company's datacontinue to be the most neglected components of the typicalnetwork—to the extent that nearly 70% of all network-relatedproblems result from poor cabling. In this third edition of a widely acclaimed resource, threenetworking experts share their extensive experience, teaching youthe cabling skills you need to build a reliable, efficient, andcost-effective network cabling infrastructure. As you master thesetechniques, you'll learn to avoid common pitfalls and troubleshootproblems as quickly as they arise. Coverage includes: Choosing the right cables and components for your networkarchitecture and topology Avoiding unnecessary and unexpected costs Understanding the current limitations of data communicationsand network cabling Understanding how laws and building codes constraincabling Understanding the function and importance of universal cablingstandards Determining when you have a cabling-related networkproblem Assembling a complete cabling toolkit Integrating voice and data on the same cable system Setting up an infrastructure in which desktops, printers,copiers, and other nodes share cabling Understanding issues of bandwidth, impedance, resistance,attenuation, crosstalk, capacitance, propagation, delay, and delayskew Working effectively with USB and Firewire Knowing when to discard legacy cabling and begin anew Documenting your cabling Creating an RFP and selecting a vendor