CTS-D Certified Technology Specialist-Design Exam Guide

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/19/2016
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Exclusively from McGraw-Hill Professional and InfoComm International, this exam guide covers the latest Certified Technology Specialist Design exam for AV professionals.

CTS-D Certified Technology Specialist Design Exam Guide is a complete study system for the leading internationally recognized audiovisual (AV) certification from InfoComm International—the audiovisual association. This exam guide covers AV systems design, including the assessment of client's needs, AV design documents preparation, and coordination with other professionals to ensure AV systems satisfy client requirements. Each chapter contains exam objective call-outs, exam tips, and end-of-chapter review questions with in-depth answer explanations.

  • Covers the 2014 exam update which includes updated IT security design-related content, more networking coverage, and additional business content
  • Electronic content includes an official InfoComm CTS-D practice exam and a PDF copy of the book
  • More than 150 photos and illustrations reinforce key AV design concepts

Table of Contents

Part I: The Certified Technology Specialist-Design
Chapter 1: What is a Certified Technology Specialist-Design?
Chapter 2: The CTS-D Exam
Part II: Environment
Chapter 3: Communicating Design Intent
Chapter 4: Ergonomics in AV Design
Chapter 5: Visual Principles of Design
Chapter 6: Audio Principles of Design
Part III: Infrastructure
Chapter 7: Communicating With Allied Trades
Chapter 8: Lighting Specifications
Chapter 9: Structural and Mechanical Considerations
Chapter 10: Specifying Electrical Infrastructure
Chapter 11: Elements of Acoustics
Part IV: Applied Design
Chapter 12: Properties of Digital Signals
Chapter 13: Digital Video Design
Chapter 14: Audio Design
Chapter 15: Control Requirements
Chapter 16: Networking for AV
Chapter 17: Streaming Design
Chapter 18:Security
Chapter 19: Conducting Project Implementation Activities
Part V: Appendices
Appendix A: AV Math for Design
Appendix B: InfoComm Standards
Appendix C: Video References
Appendix D: Glossary
Appendix E: About the CD

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