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Practical Fiber Optics

Readers will use this knowledge to develop the required techniques for design, installation and maintenance of their own fiber optic systems.

Experienced engineers and technicians needing to gain a working knowledge of fiber optic based systems; control and instrumentation engineers; industrial system integrators; students taking electronics or computing degree courses; electrical, mechanical and chemical engineers and technicians wishing to understand the essentials of fiber optics.

Paperback, 288 Pages

Published: August 2003

Imprint: Newnes

ISBN: 978-0-7506-5800-3


  • Introduction to Fiber Optic Systems; Definitions & Fundamental Principles; Theory of Fiber Optic Transmission; Fiber Optic Cable Construction; Connecting Fibers; Optical Drivers And Connectors; Installing Fiber Optic Cables; Fiber Optic System Design; Testing Of Fiber Optic Systems; Technologies That Use Optical Fibers; Appendix A: Glossary of Terms; Appendix B: List of Vendors And Products; Appendix C: Specification Sheets.


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