The Complete Book of Electronic Security by Bill PhillipsThe Complete Book of Electronic Security by Bill Phillips

The Complete Book of Electronic Security

byBill Phillips

Paperback | November 1, 2001

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Install and service all types of electronic security systems like the prosdo (or should)!Whether you're a security professional who needs to know the latest technologies, or a homeowner who wants to make smart, money-saving decisions to protect your home and family, The Complete Book of Electronic Security tells you what you need to know. Bill Phillips, a world renowned security expert, has written the most comprehensive and practical guidebook available on installing, buying, selling, and troubleshooting electronic security systems. You'll find step-by-step, crystal-clear installation instructions for: Intruder and fire alarm systems Access control systems Home automation systems Closed-circuit TV And moreBill uses over 200 photos, drawings, and "at-a-glance tips" to make the material easy to understand. For the most complete coverage possible, he also includes: Contributions from over a dozen of the world'sleading security experts Practical job-finding and career-building tips A sample certification test used in the United States and Canada Advice on starting and running an electronic security business A comprehensive glossary and lists of manufacturers, suppliers, and associationsThe Complete Book of Electronic Security contains a wealth of practical information for security officers, alarm system installers, security consultants, building contractors, locksmiths, and homeowners.Written by atop security expert who knows what you would ask, and gives direct, easy-to-understand answers!
Bill Phillips is president of the International Association of Home Safety and Security Professionals, and author of 10 security-related books, including McGraw-Hill’s The Complete Book of Locks; Locksmithing, 5th Edition (the world’s best-selling locksmithing book). His physical and electronic security articles have appeared in the W...
Title:The Complete Book of Electronic SecurityFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:9.5 × 7.6 × 0.9 inShipping dimensions:9.5 × 7.6 × 0.9 inPublished:November 1, 2001Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071380183

ISBN - 13:9780071380188


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Electronic Security: Past and Present

Chapter 2: How Alarm Systems Work

Chapter 3: Fire Safety

Chapter 4: Electricity Basics

Chapter 5: Tools

Chapter 6: Wiring

Chapter 7: Installing and Troubleshooting Alarm Systems

Chapter 8: Security Lighting

Chapter 9: Closed-Circuit Television Systems

Chapter 10: Smart Homes and Home Automation Systems

Chapter 11: Access Control Systems

Chapter 12: Systems Integration

Chapter 13: Vehicle Safety

Chapter 14: Certification and Licensing

Chapter 15: Finding Job Openings and Getting Hired

Chapter 16: Starting and Expanding a Business

Chapter 17: Monitoring Services

Chapter 18: Final Thoughts

Appendix A: Manufacturers

Appendix B: Central Stations and Suppliers

Appendix C: Electronic Schematic Symbols

Appendix D: License Requirements for New York, North Carolina, and Utah