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Because this is a book for engineers the practical coverage is reinforced by use of the latest interanational standards, in particular BICSI standards (USA and international) and EU requirements. This will make the book ideal for the large number of industry-based training courses. Coverage has also been matched to the requirements of the revised City & Guilds 3466-04 course.
Covers the real-world issues of selection, design, installation, testing, safety, legislation... neglected by university texts
An easy-to-read introduction that assumes no prior knowledge beyond basic concepts of voltage and current - ideal for non-specialists as well as practitioners
*Covers new BICSI (US / international) regulations and EU framework
Engineers, managers and students in the fields of telecommunications, data communications and networking.
Preface; Talking across the Atlantic; Technical bits that may be useful; How cables work; Decibels-they get everywhere but what are they?; How is data transmitted?; We dont do it like that; Not all cables are the same; Selecting, protecting and connecting cables; Networks; Cables in buildings and between buildings; Does it work?; Staying alive until payday; A brief introduction to fiber optics; Moving on; Bibliography; Glossary; Quiz answers; Index;
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- © Newnes 2002
- 19th September 2002
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Technical Author and Lecturer, Suffolk, UK
"This book is recommended for anyone responsible for networking who neds a basic introduction to cabling... if you want to read a book about your trade that's actually interesting." Communications and Networking magazine Feb 2003
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