LAN Wiring

ISBN-10: 0071459758

ISBN-13: 9780071459754

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: James Trulove

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A guide to cable installation, this work provides installers with the details of proper LAN cabling and gives network and IT managers the basics of LAN hardware connection.
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 1/9/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 532
Size: 7.40" wide x 9.30" long x 1.32" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

LAN Wiring Systems
Designing LAN Wiring Systems
Evolutionary and Revolutionary Advances
Goals of a Structured Design
Reliability and Maintainability
Designing a Structured Cabling System
Structured Wiring's Component Parts
A Structured Cabling Design Example
Advances in LAN Wiring Technology
Popular LAN Topologies
Three Basic Topologies: Bus, Ring, and Star
Ethernet Twisted Pair
Ethernet Fiber, 10/100/1000 Mbps
10 Gigabit Ethernet 10GBaseSX, LX4, LR, and Copper 10GBaseT and CX Wiring
Structured Cabling Systems
Structured Cabling Perspective
Avaya/Lucent (AT&T) Systimax PDS
IBM Cabling System
Other Standard Cabling Systems
LAN Wiring for Future Needs
Picking the Next Wiring Technology
The Importance of Category
Fiber to the Front
The Future of Copper Wiring
Future (Wiring) Shock
LAN Wiring Technology
Wire and Cable Technology for LANs
Basic Cable Types
The FEP Controversy
Fiber-Optic General Construction
Special Purpose Wire
Work Area Outlets
Outlet Jack Mountings
Modular Jacks for Twisted Pair
Standard Jack Pin-Outs
Fiber-Optic Outlet Jacks
Other Outlet Jack Types
Marking Outlets
Telecommunication Room Terminations
Punchdown Blocks
Routing and Dressing Devices
User Equipment Location
Fiber-Optic Termination
Patch Panels, Cross Connects, and Patch Cords
Patch Panels versus Cross-Connects
Patch Panels
Patch Panel Location and Marking
Patch Cords
Cross-Connect Jumpers
Fiber-Optic Patches and Cords
User Cords and Connectors
Cable-End Connectors
User Cords
Open Office Wiring
Modular Offices-Modern Problems
TIA-568 TSB-75 Guidelines
Fiber-Optic Cabling in Open Offices
Separation Anxiety
Fiber-Optic Techniques
Fiber-Optic Basics
Standardized Fiber-Optic LAN Cabling
Fiber-Optic Equipment Considerations
Fiber-Optic Installation Practices
Safety Considerations
Fiber-Optic Future
Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Cabling Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Wiring Standards to Support Gigabit Speeds
10 Gigabit Ethernet Technology
Flexible Tubing
Quality Counts
Wireless LANs
Wireless Applications
Wireless Basics
Spread Spectrum Technology
Wireless LAN Standards
2.4 and 5 GHz Channel Plans
Enhancing Wireless Features with VLANs and Security
Wireless Link Types
Planning a Wireless System
Troubleshooting Wireless LANs
Power over Ethernet (PoE) for APs
Plan for the Future
The Place of Wireless in a Wired LAN
LAN Wire Management
Telecommunications Rooms and Wire Management
Defining the Telecommunications Rooms (TR)
Horizontal and Backbone Wiring
Distance Considerations
Size Requirements for Telecommunications Rooms
Power Requirements for Telecommunications Rooms
Backbones and Concentration
Testing and Certifying LAN Wiring
Certifying Cable and Connecting Hardware
Testing Installed Cable
Testing Methods
Test Equipment
Monitoring and Administering LAN Wiring
Cable System Monitoring Methods
LAN System Documentation
Documenting through Cable Administration Tools
Troubleshooting LAN Wiring
Common Failure Modes
Troubleshooting Approaches
Training and Certification
Computer Network History
Wiring Complexity
Training versus Certification
Job Descriptions and Skill Levels
Training Goals
Training Resources
Certification Programs
Sources of Information
Legacy Wire and Cable
Table of Standard Wire Gauges
Coaxial Cable
Nonpaired Cable
Legacy and Less Common Cabling Systems
Ethernet Coax
Coax Connectors
IBM Cabling System and Data Connectors
STP-A Data Connectors
Other Network Types
Online Resources
Standards Organizations
Standards for LAN Wiring
Membership and Training Organizations
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