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Telecommunications Cabling Installation

ISBN-10: 0071409793

ISBN-13: 9780071409797

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: BICSI Staff

List price: $104.00
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Description:

This is the most comprehensive overview and guide to installing structured cabling systems available anywhere. The information in this book is based on BICSI's proven and internationally respected training manuals--the same material that has trained thousands of cable installers around the world. * Updated throughout to conform with newly released ANSI/TIA/EIA Standards * Easy-to-use format features step-by-step illustrations for each task and numerous checklists * A must-have reference for anyone needing clear cable installation guidelines, parameters, codes, terms, and acronyms * Covers LANs, twisted pair, Gigabit Ethernet--every system installers need to know * All new section on emerging access technology
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Book details

List price: $104.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/28/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 664
Size: 7.60" wide x 9.30" long x 2.14" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Preface
Background Information
Industry Orientation
Regulations and Court Rulings in the United States
Structured Cabling Systems (SCS)
Codes, Standards, and Regulations
Codes Affecting Telecommunications
Standards Affecting Telecommunications
Recognized Regulatory and Reference Bodies
Plans and Specifications
Media
Connectorization
Transmission
Copper Cable Media
Optical Fiber Cable Media
Grounding and Bonding
Protection Systems
Telecommunications Grounding Practices
Telecommunications Bonding Practices
System Practices
Equipment Grounding
Telecommunications Circuit Protectors
Protector Technology
Primary Protector Installation Practices
Common Safety Practices
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Hazardous Environments--Indoor
Electrical Hazards
Hazardous Environments--Outdoors
Safety Planning
Job-Site Inspection Checklist
Professionalism
Planning
Introduction
Putting the Plan to Use
Summary
Designer's Drawings
Materials List
Labor List
Project Time Line
Project Schedule
Site Survey Checklists
Job Change Order
Scope of Work (Example)
Installing Supporting Structures
Introduction
Support Structures in Telecommunications Spaces
Cable Pathway Support Structures
Installing Cable Support Systems
Installing Grounding Infrastructure
Pulling Cable
Introduction
Common Project Procedures
Cable Pulling Setup (Horizontal)
Pulling Horizontal Cable in Conduit
Pulling Horizontal Cable in Ceiling Spaces
Pulling Horizontal Cable in Raceways
Pulling Backbone in Vertical Pathway--From Top Down
Pulling Backbone in Vertical Pathway--From Bottom Up
Pulling Backbone--Horizontal
Pulling Optical Fiber Cable
Firestopping
Introduction
Protection Codes and Ratings
Firestopping Systems
Firestopping Methods
UL Numbering System
Firestopping Decision Methods
Approved Firestopping Methods
Cable Termination Practices
Introduction
Pretermination Functions
Copper Insulation Displacement Connection (IDC) Termination
Coaxial Cable Terminations
Fiber Termination
Splicing Cable
Copper Cable
Optical Fiber Cable
Summary
Testing Cable
Testing Cabling
Copper Cabling--Horizontal Cabling
Backbone Cabling
Coaxial Cabling--Data
50-Ohm Coaxial Cabling
75-Ohm Coaxial Cabling
Optical Fiber Cable
Testing Optical Fiber Cabling--Light Source and Power Meter
Light Source and Power Meter Testing of Short Length Cable Assemblies
Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR)
Fiber Performance Calculations Worksheet
Fiber Link Attenuation Record
Troubleshooting
Introduction
General Reference
Copper Cable
Optical Fiber Cable
Typical OTDR Fault Presentations
Retrofit Installations
Overview
System Cutover
Glossary
Numbers
Definitions
Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Units of Measure
Bibliography
Index