Fiber Optic Installer's Field Manual, Second Edition

Paperback | September 19, 2014

byBob Chomycz

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A fully updated fiber optic cable installation guide

Extensively revised to cover the latest technologiesand equipment, this portable tool shows you how toplan, install, and maintain a robust fiber optic networkto support today's high speed requirements. The emphasis is on practical, efficient installation techniques using current global industry standards. Detailed diagrams and step-by-step procedures walk you through the entire process. This completely up-to-date edition is an essential on-the-job reference.

Fiber Optic Installer's Field Manual, Second Edition, covers:

  • Properties of light
  • Optical fiber
  • Fiber optic cables
  • Fiber optic cable procurement
  • Safety precautions
  • Handling fiber optic cable
  • Outdoor fiber optic cable installation
  • Indoor cable installation
  • Fiber optic cable general installation guide
  • Splicing and termination
  • Patch cords and connectors
  • Optical fiber power loss and measurement
  • The OTDR and OSA
  • Fiber optic installation tests
  • Transceivers such as SFP and XFP
  • WDM and other passive optical equipment
  • SONET/SDH
  • Ethernet over fiber
  • Fiber system deployment
  • Maintenance
  • Emergency cable repair
  • Network documentation
  • Troubleshooting
  • Design fundamentals
  • Personnel
  • Dark fiber leasing
  • Global standards reference tables

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A fully updated fiber optic cable installation guideExtensively revised to cover the latest technologiesand equipment, this portable tool shows you how toplan, install, and maintain a robust fiber optic networkto support today's high speed requirements. The emphasis is on practical, efficient installation techniques using current globa...

Bob Chomycz has more than 29 years of experience in the engineering, construction, management, and operations of telecommunication networks. He is the founder, president, and chief engineer of Telecom Engineering, Inc., which specializes in providing engineering designs, installation services, and products for fiber optic, wireless, an...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:7.9 × 5.1 × 0.9 inPublished:September 19, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071818677

ISBN - 13:9780071818674

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction Ch.2Properties of Light Ch. 3Optical Fiber Ch. 4Fiber Optic Cables Ch. 5Cable Procurement Ch. 6Safety Precautions Ch. 7Handling Fiber Optic Cable Ch. 8Outdoor Cable Installation Ch. 9Indoor Cable Installation Ch. 10Fiber Optic Cable General Installation GuidelineCh. 11Splicing and Termination Ch. 12Patch Cords and Connectors Ch. 13Power Meter, Source and Return Loss Measurement Ch. 14The OTDR and OSACh. 15Fiber Characterization (Loss, CD, PMD, ORL, Latency)Ch. 16Fiber Optic Installation Tests Ch. 17Lightwave Equipment Ch. 18Wavelength Division MultiplexersCh. 19Other Fiber ComponentsCh. 20SONET/SDHCh. 21LANCh. 22Fiber System DeploymentCh. 23Maintenance Ch. 24Emergency Cable Repair Ch. 25Records Ch. 26Troubleshooting Ch. 27Design Fundamentals Ch. 28Personnel Ch. 29Dark Fiber LeasingAppendices.Glossary of Terms and Acronyms.Units.Optical Fiber Color Codes.Fiber Optic Records.Relevant Standards and References.Transceiver Standards and Naming Convention.DWDM 100GHz and 50GHz Channel SpacingIndex