- Format: PDF
- Publisher: Sybex; 5th edition (March 10, 2014)
- Language: English
- 1328 pages
- ISBN-10: 9781118807323
- ISBN-13: 978-1118807323
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.
About the Author
Andrew Oliviero is Director of Product Line Management of optical fiber products at OFS, a supplier of optical fiber, cable apparatus and specialty products. He is involved in the development of optical fiber cabling standards in TIA, IEC, ISO, and IEEE. He was involved in the development of the ANSI /TI A-568-C standard and held the Chair position of TI A’s Fiber Optic LAN Section in 2007. Oliviero holds a B.S.E and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Massachusetts.
Bill Woodward has been working with and teaching fiber optics since 1992. He is chairman of SAE International’s Aerospace Fiber Optics and Applied Photonics Committee, AS-3 and chairman of the AS-3B2 Education and Design Working Group. He has also served four terms as chairman of the Electronics Technicians Association; in addition, he is chairman of the committees responsible for the FOI, FOT and DCI certifications.