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Fiber Optic Installer's Field Manual

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ISBN-10: 0071356045

ISBN-13: 9780071356046

Edition: 2000

Authors: Bob Chomycz

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For technicians, electricians, engineers, and cable installers, there's no better guide to indoor and outdoor fiber optic cable installation than this one. Chock-full of comprehensive guidelines on testing, troubleshooting, and maintenance--all in a quick-scan field manual format. Covers all major optical fiber types, including Wave Division Multiplexing (WDM) and optical couplers, as well as SONET and LAN cabling standards.
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Book details

List price: $70.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 6/22/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 8.00" wide x 5.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

The Fiber Optic Revolution
Basic Transmission
Advantages and Disadvantages
Properties of Light
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Light Propagation
Properties of Light
Optical Fiber Composition
Light Transmission in a Fiber
Multimode Fiber
Single-Mode Fiber
Optical Power Loss (Attenuation)
Fiber Bandwidth
Soliton Transmission
Optical Fiber Specification: An Example
Fiber Optic Cables
Outdoor Cables
Loose-Tube Cable
Figure-8 Cable
Armored Cable
Ribbon Cable
Indoor Cables
Tight-Buffered Cable
Fan-out Cable
Fiber Optic Patch Cords (Jumpers)
Other Cables
Self-Supporting Aerial Cable
Submarine Cable
Optical Ground Wire (OPGW)
Cable Fire Rating
Cable Composition
Cable Crush Performance Standard
Fiber Optic Cable Specification: An Example
Cable Procurement
Safety Precautions
Handling Fiber Optic Cable
Outdoor Fiber Optic Cable Installation
Buried Cable Installation
Cable Ducts
Duct Lubricant
Pulling Tape
Cable Installation in Ducts
Aerial Installation
Indoor Cable Installation
Conduits and Cable Trays
Pull Boxes
Vertical Installations
Building Routes
General Cable Installation Procedure
Fiber Optic Cable General Installation Guideline
Splicing and Termination
Splice Enclosures
Splice Trays
Patch Panels
Optical Fiber Termination
Fiber Optic Cable Termination
Patch Cords and Connectors
Patch Cords and Pigtails
Legacy Connectors
New Small Form Factor Connectors (SFF)
Cleaning connectors
Power Meter Test Procedure
The Decibel (dB)
Test Equipment
Patch Cord Losses
FIber Optic Cable Loss Measurement
WDM Loss Measurement
Optical Return Loss (ORL) Measurement
The OTDR and OSA
Test Equipment
Typical OTDR Test Method
Reading OTDR Events
Determining Event Physical Location
Fiber Optics Installation Tests
Fiber Optic Cable Tests
Reel Test
Splicing-Installation Test
Acceptance Test
Fiber Acceptance Criteria
Bit Error Rate Test (BERT)
Receiver Threshold Test
Lightwave Equipment
Optical Modem/Media Converter
Optical Amplifiers
Optical Regenerator
Light Sources
Optical Detection
WDMS and Other Optical Components
WDM Specifications to Consider
WDM Application
Wide Band 1310-nm and 1550-nm System
Unidirectional WDM System
Bidirectional Narrow Band WDM System
Optical Couplers
Optical Switch
Optical Attenuators
Optical Isolators
SONET Architecture
Linear Architecture
Ring Architecture
Ethernet/IP over Fiber
LAN Cable Installation
10/100 Mbps LAN
1000 Mbps LAN
Other LAN Standard Cable Lengths
Fiber System Deployment
Office Environment
Industrial Plant Installation
Nonservice-Affecting Maintenance
Service-Affecting Maintenance
Emergency Cable Repair
Fiber Design Fundamentals
Single Mode or Multimode Fiber
Link Optical Budget for Single Mode or Multimode Fiber
Multimode Fiber Design
Single-Mode Fiber Design
Fiber Network Topologies
Physical Topologies
Dark Fiber Leasing
Glossary of Terms and Acronyms
Optical Fiber Color Codes
Fiber Optic Records
Relevant Standards and References
DWDM 50-GHz Channel Spacing
Signal Grounding Conductor Size
Wavelength Division Multiplexers (WDMs)