Telecommunications Wiring

ISBN-10: 0130286966

ISBN-13: 9780130286963

Edition: 3rd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Clyde Herrick
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Description: For technician level courses in telecommunications cabling. This fully updated wiring reference reflects the latest NEC wiring standards. Students and future telecommunications installers should find the discussion on standardization in setting methods for identifying and labeling useful. The suggested standards should help in the establishment of labeling standards for cabling, patch panels, wiring closets, floor locations, and equipment. Students should find the topic on cabling systems, supports and test hardware, proper installation techniques and wire and fiber characteristics useful in planning of a cabling system. Offers students guidelines for planning, installation, and testing of the cabling system.

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Book details

List price: $59.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.90" wide x 9.10" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Electrical Characteristics of Wire
Introduction
Voltage in an Electric Circuit
Current in an Electrical Circuit
Resistance in Wiring Circuits
PPower and Power Loss
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
Inductance and Inductive Reactance in Wiring Circuits
Capacitance in Wiring Circuits
Impedance in Wiring Circuits
Digital Signals
Analog Signal Concepts
Ground and Grounding
Cross Talk in Wiring
Attenuation of Signal Information
Insulation of Conductors
Summary
Transmission Media: Twisted Pair
Introduction
Unshielded Twisted-Pair (UTP) Cabling
Cross Talk on Twisted-Pair Cable
Shielding of Transmission Lines
Applications and Functions of Twisted Pairs
Special Applications of Twisted-Pair Wires
Twisted-Pair Cable Termination
Distribution Frames
Existing Cable Systems and Compatibility
Electrical Characteristics of Twisted-Pair Cabling
Flat Cable and Ribbon Cable
Tools for Installation of Twisted-Pair Wires
Advantages of Twisted-Pair Wiring
Summary
Coaxial Cable
Introduction
Characteristics and Construction of Coaxial Cable
Coaxial Cable Connectors and Terminations
Grounding of Coaxial Cable
Application of Coaxial Cable
Advantages of Coaxial Cable
Disadvantages of Coaxial Cable
Summary
Fiber Optics
Introduction
Fiber Types
Light Conversion
Cable Construction
Cable Characteristics
Data Rate
Specifying a Type of Fiber-Optic Cable
Installation Considerations
Cable Termination
Preparing a Splice and Termination
Preparing Fiber for Splicing
General Considerations
Fiber-Optic Premise Connections
Advantages of Fiber-Optic Cabling
Summary
NEC Requirements for Telecommunication Wiring
Introduction
NEC Cable Certification
NEC Catalog Reference Information
Vertical Flame Test
Listing, Marking, and Applications of Communication Cable
Installation of Communication Wires, Cables, and Accessories
Applications of Communication Wires and Cables
Summary
Basic Network Topologies
Introduction
Tools of the Trade
Basic Network Models
Determining Network Connections
Point-to-Point Topology
Multipoint or Multidrop Networks
Bus Network
STAR Topology
Hierarchical Topology
Ring Network
Network Access Protocols
Making the Right Connection
Summary
Digital Subscriber Line
Introduction
DSL Designations-xDSL
xDSL Applications
DSL Access Equipment
Summary
Planning the Wiring Installation
Introduction
Project Scope
Existing Cabling
User Population
Number and Type of Work Areas
Documentation and Room-Layout Database
Number and Type of Devices Required
Phone and/or Station Equipment Requirements
Maximum Power Allocation and the Number of Power Outlets
Test Equipment and Commitment to Support Personnel Training
Teleco, Voice, and Data Support Room Requirements
Environmental Concerns
Grounding and Bonding
Cable Network Mechanical Supports
Electromagnetic Interference
User Device Ownership
Hot Host Service
Building Office and Device Inventory
Network and Plan Documentation
Quality and Electronic Control
Service Impact Severity Classifications
Service Areas Affected by Work to Be Performed
Reviewing Building Plans and Cable Requirements
Service Desk
Scheduling the Job
Writing the Request for Bid Proposal
Documentation Responsibility
Installing the Wiring
New Building Application
Establishing a Labeling Scheme
DataBase Tracking System
Safety
Plan Review by All Affected Parties
Summary
Installing the Cable
Introduction
Making the Plan
Cable Strategy
Two-Point Connection Strategy
Three-Point Connection Strategy
Four-Point Connection Strategy
Rules for Installing Cable
Cable Installation Techniques
General Rules for Cable Installation
Cable Security
Cable In
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