Telecommunications Cabling Installation

Hardcover | October 28, 2002

byBICSI

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This is the most comprehensive overview and guide to installing structured cabling systems available anywhere. The information in this book is based on BISCI'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, fiber, Gigabit Ethernet -- every system installers need to know

-- All new section on emerging access technology

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This is the most comprehensive overview and guide to installing structured cabling systems available anywhere. The information in this book is based on BISCI'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 ...

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Thoroughly updated to conform to new ANSI/TIA/EIA standards!THE CLEAREST, MOST AUTHORITATIVE TELECOM CABLE INSTALLATION GUIDE EVER!Integrating and delivering voice, data and video is big business. With telecom networking and installation expected to grow well beyond the $4.2 billion mark, there now exists an acute need for trained and ...

BICSI has trained over 30,000 telecom cable installers and has a membership spanning 85 nations. Their resources include technical publications, training, conferences, and registration programs recognized worldwide as the standard for installation, design and maintenance education in the telecommunications industry.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:664 pages, 9.3 × 7.6 × 2.14 inPublished:October 28, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: 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

Appendix A: Job-Site Inspection Checklist

Professionalism

CHAPTER 2: PLANNING

Introduction

Putting the Plan to Use

Summary

Appendix A: Designer's Drawings

Appendix B: Materials List

Appendix C: Labor List

Appendix D: Project Time Line

Appendix E: Project Schedule

Appendix F: Site Survey Checklists

Appendix G: Job Change Order

Appendix H: Scope of Work (Example)

CHAPTER 3: INSTALLING SUPPORTING STRUCTURES

Introduction

Support Structures in Telecommunications Spaces

Cable Pathway Support Structures

Installing Cable Support Systems

Installing Grounding Infrastructure

CHAPTER 4: PULLING CABLE

Introduction

Common Project Procedure

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

CHAPTER 5: FIRESTOPPING

Introduction

Protection Codes and Ratings

Firestopping Systems

Firestopping Methods

Appendix A: Numbering System

Appendix B: Firestopping Decision Methods

Appendix C: Approved Firestopping Methods

CHAPTER 6: CABLE TERMINATION PRACTICES

Introduction

Pretermination Functions

Copper Insulation Displacement Connection (IDC) Termination

Coaxial Cable Terminations

Fiber Termination

CHAPTER 7: SPLICING

Copper Cable

Optical Fiber Cable

Summary

CHAPTER 8: TESTING CABLE

Testing Cabling

Copper Cabling -- Horizontal Cabling

Backbone Cabling

Coaxial Cabling -- Data

50-Ohm Coaxial Cabling

75-0hm 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)

Appendix A: Fiber Performance Calculations Worksheet

Appendix B: Fiber Link Attenuation Record

CHAPTER 9: TROUBLESHOOTING

Introduction

General Reference

Copper Cable

Optical Fiber Cable

Appendix A: Typical OTDR Fault Presentations

CHAPTER 10: RETROFIT INSTALLATIONS

Overview

System Cutover

GLOSSARY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX