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Complete Book of Electronic Security

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ISBN-10: 0071380183

ISBN-13: 9780071380188

Edition: 2002

Authors: Bill Phillips

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This text provides comprehensive practical advice on installing and troubleshooting electronic security systems, including home automation, closed-circuit TV and wireless alarm systems.
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Book details

List price: $58.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 11/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 324
Size: 7.60" wide x 9.50" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

About the Contributors
Electronic Security: Past and Present
Electronic Security Development
Today's Electronic Security Market
How Alarm Systems Work
Types of Alarm Systems
Alarm Management is Key Ingredient in Effective Security Management Operations
Fire Safety
Fires and Fire Safety Devices
Installing Fire Safety Devices
Electricity Basics
Basics of Electronics
Tools for installing Security Systems
Using the Tools
Types of Wiring
Coaxial and Fiber-Optic Cable
Installing and Troubleshooting Alarm Systems
Installing Wireless and Hardwired Systems
Troubleshooting Alarm Systems
Security Lighting
The Nature of Light
Practical Uses of Light
Closed-Circuit Television Systems
Overview of CCTV Market
Digital Cameras, Pans and Tilts, and Video Transmission Options
Smart Homes and Home Automation Systems
Common Standards for Home Automation Systems
Open Systems Architecture: A New Paradigm for the Security Industry
Access Control Systems
Access Control Systems and Components
Electromagnetic Locks
Systems Integration
Overview of the Market
Computer Networks and the Internet: Integration of Information Technology
Vehicle Safety
How to Install a Car Alarm
Certification and Licensing
Certification and Licensing
Test Your Knowledge
Finding Job Openings and Getting Hired
Being Interviewed
Starting and Expanding a Business
Expanding Your Business through Free Promotion
Monitoring Services
Alarm Monitoring Services
Central Station Monitoring Contracts
Final Thoughts
App. A: Manufacturers
Central Stations and Suppliers
Electronic Schematic Symbols
License Requirements for New York, North Carolina, and Utah
App. E: Certification and Training Programs
App. F: Trade Organizations and Publications