Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) Certification Exam Guide

Author: Bill Woodward

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119011507

Category: Computers

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Pass the FOI exam with a strong foundation in fiber optic technology Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) Certification Exam Guide gives you a solid foundation in fiber optics and thorough preparation for the Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) certification. Endorsed by the Electronics Technicians Association, International, this guide serves as both a comprehensive self-study course and a useful desk reference for aspiring fiber optics installers. Coverage includes the basic principles of light, optical fiber construction, safety, fusion, mechanical splicing, connectors, fiber-optic light sources, transmitters, detectors, test equipment, and more. Each chapter meets or exceeds the ETA FOI knowledge competency, with key exam information highlighted for easy reference. Real-world scenarios illustrate how particular solutions are applied in common working environments, giving you a clear understanding of to use the tactics in the field. Chapter exercises and review questions offer plenty of opportunity for practice. This book helps you prepare for certification, and more importantly, the everyday work the job entails. Determine how much you already know with a pre-study assessment Find key exam information and terms quickly with chapter-by-chapter objectives Study real-world scenarios to understand how concepts are applied Pinpoint weak areas with practice and review questions that test your knowledge If you are seeking a strong knowledge base — and complete exam prep — you will find Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) Certification Exam Guide to be a critically useful reference.
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Fiber Optics Installer and Technician Guide

Author: Bill Woodward,Emile B. Husson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780782150803

Category: Computers

Page: 496

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For years, fiber optics was the future. Now, it's the present, andthe time has come to act if you want to make a career in thisfast-growing field. The Fiber Optics Installer and Technician Guideis a comprehensive resource designed to prepare you for the twoleading fiber optics certifications, Fiber Optics Installer (FOI)and Fiber Optics Technician (FOT). This book's practical,objective-focused coverage includes: The history of fiber optics Principles of fiber optic transmission Optical fiber characteristics, construction, and theory Safety considerations Cables, connectors, and splicing Fiber optic light sources and transmitters Fiber optic detectors and receivers Passive components and multiplexers Fiber optic links Testing equipment Techniques for testing links and cables Troubleshooting and restoration techniques Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.
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Cabling

The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking

Author: Bill Woodward

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118807324

Category: Computers

Page: 1328

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THE COMPLETE CABLING GUIDE —UPDATED WITH THE LATEST IN FIBER-OPTICS TECHNOLOGY Poor cabling accounts for nearly 70% of network problems. Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking, 5th Edition is the industry-leading guide to helping you develop the skills you need to design and build reliable, cost-effective cabling infrastructure. This fifth edition has been fully updated with the latest industry standards and a deeper look into fiber-optics, helping professionals meet the growing demands of large-scale communities that require fiber-optics networks rather than traditional copper. An introduction to data cabling Cabling specifications and standards Choosing the correct cabling Cable system components and infrastructure constraints Network equipment Fiber-optic, copper, and wireless media Design considerations for fiber-optic systems Principles of fiber-optic transmission Passive components, multiplexers, and optical networks Testing equipment, link/cable testing, troubleshooting, and restoration This comprehensive resource is packed with expert advice and best practices for implementing data center, local, access, metropolitan and wireless networks with data rates ranging from 100Mbps to 100Gbps using copper and fiber-optic cabling. This guide was written with the support of the Electronics Technicians Association (ETA) to provide authoritative coverage of the Fiber Optics Installer (FOI), Fiber Optics Technician (FOT) and Data Cabling Installer (DCI) certifications.
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Cabling Part 1

LAN Networks and Cabling Systems

Author: Andrew Oliviero

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118848284

Category: Computers

Page: 608

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With the growing demand for fiber optics in large-scale communications networks, network professionals need complete, up-to-the-minute information. This book constitutes Part 1 of Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking and focuses on LAN Networks and Cabling Systems, offering comprehensive coverage on current cabling methodologies and is updated to the latest industry standards. Contents include: 1. Introduction to Data Cabling. 2. Cabling Specifications and Standards. 3. Choosing the Correct Cabling. 4. Cable System and Infrastructure Constraints. 5. Cabling System Components. 6. Tools of the Trade. 7. Copper Cable Media. 8. Fiber-Optic Media. 9. Wall Plates. 10. Connectors. 11. Transmission Equipment. 12. Ubounded (Wireless) Media. 13. Cabling-System Design and Installation. 14. Cable-Connector Installation. 15. Cable-System Testing and Troubleshooting. 16. Creating a Request for Proposal. 17. Cabling @ Work: Experience from the Field.
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Cabling

The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking

Author: Andrew Oliviero,Bill Woodward

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470550052

Category: Computers

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Cabling Part 2

Fiber-Optic Cabling and Components

Author: Bill Woodward

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111884825X

Category: Computers

Page: 600

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A special e-book edition for network admins and techniciansdealing with fiber optics Cabling is crucial to network performance, and incorrect use ofcables can result in outages and constant troubleshooting. Specificstandards and processes must be employed when working with fiberoptics. This convenient e-book comprises Part 2 of the popular andfully updated Cabling: The Complete Guide to Network Wiring, 5thEdition, with extensive coverage of fiber optics forlarge-scale communications networks and telecommunicationsstandards. You will learn principles and practices essential tosuccessfully installing and maintaining a fiber-optic network. Convenient e-book format is accessible on tablets and mobiledevices Examines the principles of fiber optic transmission, opticalfiber characteristics and construction, and basic principles oflight Includes coverage of fiber optic cables, light sources,detectors, and receivers; passive optical networks, components, andmultiplexers; and system design considerations Explains splicing, connectors, safety considerations,link/cable testing, troubleshooting, and restoration Covers the objectives for popular Data Cabling InstallerCertification (DCIC), Certified Fiber Optics Installer (CFOI), andFiber Optic Technician (FOT) exams Cabling Part 2: Fiber-Optic Cabling and Components, 5thEdition has the information you need to master every aspect ofsetting up and managing a fiber-optic network.
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Cabling

The Complete Guide to Network Wiring

Author: David Barnett,David Groth,Jim McBee

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 078215087X

Category: Computers

Page: 720

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The physical linkages responsible for carrying a company's data continue to be the most neglected components of the typical network—to the extent that nearly 70% of all network-related problems result from poor cabling. In this third edition of a widely acclaimed resource, three networking experts share their extensive experience, teaching you the cabling skills you need to build a reliable, efficient, and cost-effective network cabling infrastructure. As you master these techniques, you'll learn to avoid common pitfalls and troubleshoot problems as quickly as they arise. Coverage includes: Choosing the right cables and components for your network architecture and topology Avoiding unnecessary and unexpected costs Understanding the current limitations of data communications and network cabling Understanding how laws and building codes constrain cabling Understanding the function and importance of universal cabling standards Determining when you have a cabling-related network problem Assembling a complete cabling toolkit Integrating voice and data on the same cable system Setting up an infrastructure in which desktops, printers, copiers, and other nodes share cabling Understanding issues of bandwidth, impedance, resistance, attenuation, crosstalk, capacitance, propagation, delay, and delay skew Working effectively with USB and Firewire Knowing when to discard legacy cabling and begin anew Documenting your cabling Creating an RFP and selecting a vendor
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