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 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 lightOptical fiberFiber optic cablesFiber optic cable procurementSafety precautionsHandling fiber optic cableOutdoor fiber optic cable installationIndoor cable installationFiber optic cable general installation guideSplicing and terminationPatch cords and connectorsOptical fiber power loss and measurementThe OTDR and OSAFiber optic installation testsTransceivers such as SFP and XFPWDM and other passive optical equipmentSONET/SDHEthernet over fiberFiber system deploymentMaintenanceEmergency cable repairNetwork documentationTroubleshootingDesign fundamentalsPersonnelDark fiber leasingGlobal standards reference tables
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, and wired network solutions to global companies. Mr. Chomycz is the author of Planning Fiber Optics Networks.
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