- The Fiber Optic Technician's
Manual, 3rd Edition
- The third edition was published
by Delmar in August, 2005.
- ISBN No. 1401896995. Price: $66.95
by Jim Hayes
(c) 2006, 3rd Edition
Also available now to accompany the book:
FIBER OPTICS TECHNICIAN'S MANUAL LAB MANUAL, for hands-on
training using The FOTM, ISBN: 1418028754 Price: $19.95
Instructor's Guide To The FIBER OPTICS TECHNICIAN'S MANUAL,
a guide for instructors on using the book to teach fiber optics.
ISBN: 1401897002, Price: $33.95
Now Available in Spanish!
Manual Del Technico De Fibra Optica, Published by Thomson
Delmar Learning, ISBN 1-4180-6121-2, List price in USA is $57.95.
- This book was written as an
introduction to fiber optic installation and a textbook for training
installers of fiber optic networks. It only includes an introduction
to the theory and basics of fiber optics, leaving the physics
and mathematics of fiber optic technology to the high level textbooks.
Instead it focuses on the practical aspects of designing, installing,
testing and troubleshooting fiber optic cable plants and networks.
- This book has been edited from
the training programs of the Fiber U fiber optic training conferences
and those developed by a number of professional instructors in
fiber optics. The Fiber U conference was developed as an annual
training program which offered a combination of classroom seminars
and multivendor hands-on training. Fiber U training also kept
pace with the changes in technology, with each year's presentations
and products being the latest state of the art.
- The Fiber U program (and this
book) was developed by a number of instructors, all of whom are
involved in teaching fiber optics courses regularly. The material
comes from their practical experience and the assistance of a
large number of vendors who provided the latest product information.
Those instructors have joined together to produce this book.
- This book includes an interesting
history of the development of fiber optics and an overview of
the basics of the technology to give the reader perspective.
Then the material is oriented to describing the components of
a fiber optic network, how to choose , install, test and troubleshoot
them. A glossary of terms and resource guide are included for
- 100% of the royalties from this book benefits The
Fiber Optic Association , the professional society of fiber
- An industry-recognized certification
program administered by The
Fiber Optic Association is based on information contained
in this book. This book may be effectively used as a text for
CFOT courses and a study guide for the FOA CFOT certification
- Instructors: VDV Works, our company, offers a complete
set of training programs based on this book. These programs include
complete annotated PowerPoint presentations, PPT printouts with
student notes, instructor and student manuals, and many other
are more details.
- If you are interested in communications
wiring as well as fiber optics, you may be interested in Data, Voice and Video Cabling, also by
History of FO development
Basics of FO
Termination & Splicing
Indoor Network and Closet Hardware
Link Loss Budgets
Planning The Install
Estimating & Bidding Networks
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