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