9780071459754

LAN Wiring

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    9780071459754

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    0071459758

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/9/2006
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education TAB

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Summary

This completely updated edition of the best-selling guide tocable installation for voice and data provides installers with the details of proper LAN cabling and gives network and IT managers the basics of LAN hardware connection. This Third Edition has been updated to reflect the latest advances in Gigabit copper cabling, 10 Gigabit cabling, Category 8 and 7 cabling, Power-Over Ethernet for distribution devices, and the very newest cabling standards.Includes quick reference data, diagrams, tables, charts, details, and standards

Author Biography

James Trulove has accumulated more than a quarter century of experience in LAN and data communications systems with companies such as Motorola, ISG, and Intel. Trulove has an extensive background in designing, installing, and troubleshooting LAN cabling and networks.

Table of Contents

Introduction xv
Acknowledgments xix
PART ONE LAN Wiring Systems
1(92)
Designing LAN Wiring Systems
3(36)
Evolutionary and Revolutionary Advances
5(1)
Goals of a Structured Design
6(4)
Installability
7(1)
Reusability
8(1)
Reliability and Maintainability
9(1)
Reliability and Maintainability
10(6)
Cost Factors in Cabling Systems
13(1)
Mixing Data and Telephone
14(2)
Designing a Structured Cabling System
16(4)
Basic Structured Cabling Terminology
17(2)
Structured Wiring
19(1)
Structured Wiring's Component Parts
20(13)
A Structured Cabling Design Example
33(3)
Advances in LAN Wiring Technology
36(3)
Popular LAN Topologies
39(22)
Three Basic Topologies: Bus, Ring, and Star
40(2)
Ethernet Twisted Pair
42(10)
10/100BaseT Networking
43(3)
10/100BaseT and Structured Wiring
46(3)
100BaseT Cabling Issues
49(3)
Ethernet Fiber, 10/100/1000 Mbps
52(3)
10BaseFx Wiring
53(1)
Fast Ethernet 100BaseFX and SX Wiring
54(1)
Gigabit Ethernet 1000BaseSX and LX Wiring
54(1)
10 Gigabit Ethernet 10GBaseSX, LX4, LR, and Copper 10GBaseT and CX Wiring
55(1)
Token-Ring
56(5)
Token-Ring Cabling
57(4)
Structured Cabling Systems
61(18)
Structured Cabling Perspective
63(5)
TIA-568-C Structured Cabling
64(1)
TIA-568 Cabling Options
65(1)
TIA-568 Component Categories
65(2)
TIA-568 Connector Standards
67(1)
TIA-568 Uses
68(1)
Avaya/Lucent (AT&T) Systimax PDS
68(2)
IBM Cabling System
70(5)
Other Standard Cabling Systems
75(4)
NORDX/CDT IBDN
75(1)
DECconnect
76(3)
LAN Wiring for Future Needs
79(14)
Picking the Next Wiring Technology
80(5)
100/1000 Mbps Networking Compatibility
81(2)
Category 5e/6/AC6/7 Testing and Certification
83(1)
The Need for Speed
84(1)
The Importance of Category
85(2)
``Enhanced'' Category X
86(1)
Fiber to the Front
87(1)
The Future of Copper Wiring
88(2)
Future (Wiring) Shock
90(3)
Preparing for Higher-Speed Networking
90(2)
The Tubing Pull
92(1)
PART TWO LAN Wiring Technology
93(254)
Wire and Cable Technology for LANs
95(26)
Basic Cable Types
96(7)
Twisted-Pair UTP and STP Cable
96(1)
UTP/STP General Construction
97(1)
UTP/STP Wire Sizes
98(1)
UTP/STP Electrical Characteristics
99(2)
UTP/STP Insulation
101(2)
The FEP Controversy
103(5)
UTP/STP Color Coding and Marking
104(3)
UTP/STP Shielding and Screening
107(1)
Fiber-Optic General Construction
108(9)
The Fiber Debate
109(3)
Fiber-Optic Sizes
112(1)
Fiber-Optical Characteristics
112(3)
Fiber-Optic Insulation/Jacketing
115(1)
Fiber-Optic Color Coding and Marking
116(1)
Fiber-Optic Shielding and Armoring
116(1)
Special Purpose Wire
117(4)
Plenum and Riser Rating
117(1)
UV Light Rating
118(1)
Outside Locations
118(1)
Hazardous Locations
119(2)
Work Area Outlets
121(32)
Outlet Jack Mountings
122(7)
Flush Mounts
122(5)
Surface Mounts
127(2)
Modular Jacks for Twisted Pair
129(7)
Jack Plate Types
130(2)
Termination Types
132(4)
Nonmodular Jacks for Category 7
136(1)
Standard Jack Pin-Outs
136(5)
TIA Performance Category
140(1)
Keyed-Plug Entry
140(1)
Fiber-Optic Outlet Jacks
141(6)
Fiber-Optic Connectors
142(2)
Small Form Factor (SFF) Connectors
144(3)
Other Outlet Jack Types
147(2)
IBM Cabling System Jacks
147(1)
Coax Jacks
148(1)
Marking Outlets
149(1)
Workmanship
150(3)
Telecommunication Room Terminations
153(34)
Punchdown Blocks
155(16)
Type 110 Connecting Blocks
155(5)
Type 66M Connecting Blocks
160(7)
Other Connecting Systems
167(4)
Routing and Dressing Devices
171(3)
Standoffs and Distribution Rings
172(1)
Wire Management Panels
173(1)
User Equipment Location
174(3)
Fiber-Optic Termination
177(6)
AB/BA Fiber Polarity Orientation
178(2)
Fiber-Optic Termination Fixtures
180(3)
Marking
183(1)
Workmanship
184(3)
Patch Panels, Cross Connects, and Patch Cords
187(30)
Patch Panels versus Cross-Connects
188(3)
Traditional Cross-Connect Termination
188(2)
Modern Patch-Panel Termination
190(1)
Pros and Cons of Patches and Cross-Connects
190(1)
Patch Panels
191(8)
Patch Panel Specifications
192(3)
Patch Panel Wire Management
195(1)
Connectorized Patch Panels
196(3)
Patch Panel Location and Marking
199(3)
Patch Cords
202(3)
UTP Patch Cords
203(1)
Screened Twisted Pair (ScTP) Patch Cords
204(1)
Cross-Connect Jumpers
205(6)
Cross-Connect Wire Size and Type
206(1)
Cross-Connect Wire Category
207(1)
Cross-Connect Routing and Marking
208(1)
Cross-Connect Workmanship
209(2)
Fiber-Optic Patches and Cords
211(6)
User Cords and Connectors
217(14)
Cable-End Connectors
218(7)
Modular Connectors
218(7)
User Cords
225(6)
Construction
226(1)
Category
227(1)
Length and Routing
228(1)
Workmanship and Quality
229(2)
Open Office Wiring
231(12)
Modular Offices---Modern Problems
232(3)
TIA-568 TSB-75 Guidelines
235(5)
Consolidation Point
235(2)
Multiuser Telecommunications Outlet Assembly (MUTOA)
237(3)
Fiber-Optic Cabling in Open Offices
240(1)
Fiber-Optic MUTOA Cabling
240(1)
Separation Anxiety
241(2)
Fiber-Optic Techniques
243(34)
Fiber-Optic Basics
244(15)
Fiber-Optic Transmission
245(3)
Fiber Types
248(1)
Fiber-Optic Cable Configurations
249(3)
Fiber-Optic Connectors
252(4)
Optical Fiber Bandwidth
256(2)
VCSEL Laser Source Multimode Problem
258(1)
Standardized Fiber-Optic LAN Cabling
259(4)
Structured Fiber Cabling---TIA Standards
260(1)
Centralized Fiber Cabling---TSB-72 and TIA-568-C
261(2)
Standard Fiber-Optic Network Links
263(1)
Fiber-Optic Equipment Considerations
263(3)
Fiber to the Desktop
264(1)
Copper to Fiber Conversion
265(1)
Fiber-Optic Installation Practices
266(7)
Fiber Cable Protection
266(2)
Fiber Terminations
268(2)
Fiber-Optic Testing
270(3)
Safety Considerations
273(3)
Chemicals
274(1)
Glass Fiber Safety
274(1)
Laser Safety and Classes of Operation
275(1)
Fiber-Optic Future
276(1)
Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Cabling Technology
277(34)
Gigabit Ethernet
279(9)
Fiber-Optic Standards for Gigabit Ethernet
280(4)
Copper Standards for Gigabit Ethernet
284(2)
1000BaseCX
286(1)
ATM Gigabit Standards
286(2)
Wiring Standards to Support Gigabit Speeds
288(13)
Gigabit Wiring Standards for Fiber
289(1)
Gigabit Wiring Standards for Copper
290(6)
Planning a Gigabit Installation
296(2)
Specifying Gigabit Cabling
298(1)
Testing Gigabit Cabling
299(2)
10 Gigabit Ethernet Technology
301(8)
10 Gigabit Standards and Cabling for Fiber
302(4)
10 Gigabit Standards and Cabling for Copper
306(3)
Flexible Tubing
309(1)
Quality Counts
309(2)
Wireless LANs
311(36)
Wireless Applications
312(1)
Wireless Basics
313(7)
Radio-Frequency Operation
313(2)
Modulation
315(1)
Line-of-Sight Concepts
316(1)
Antenna Operation
316(3)
Interference Sources
319(1)
Spread Spectrum Technology
320(1)
Frequency-Spreading Variants: DSSS, QFDM, and FHSS
320(1)
Resistance to Interference
320(1)
Wireless LAN Standards
321(4)
IEEE 802.11 Standard Operation
321(4)
2.4 and 5 GHz Channel Plans
325(3)
Bluetooth IEEE 802.15.1 WLAN Operation
326(2)
HiperLAN Operation
328(1)
Home RF SWAP WLAN Proposal
328(1)
Enhancing Wireless Features with VLANs and Security
328(1)
Wireless Link Types
329(3)
Indoor Point-to-Multipoint LANs
329(1)
Outdoor Point-to-Point Links
330(1)
Outdoor Point-to-Multipoint Systems
331(1)
Planning a Wireless System
332(6)
Determining Coverage Area
332(1)
Situating Wireless Network Bridges
333(1)
Using Range Extender Antennas
334(1)
Site Survey for Wireless LANs
335(2)
Outdoor Operation
337(1)
Troubleshooting Wireless LANs
338(4)
Determine the Scope
338(1)
Line-of-Sight Problems
339(1)
Interference
340(1)
Software and Compatibility Issues
341(1)
Power over Ethernet (PoE) for APs
342(2)
Plan for the Future
344(1)
Stay Compatible
344(1)
The Place of Wireless in a Wired LAN
345(2)
PART THREE LAN Wire Management
347(100)
Telecommunications Rooms and Wire Management
349(18)
Defining the Telecommunications Room (TR)
350(2)
Traditional Cabling Heirarchy
350(1)
Fitting LANs into the Structured Cabling Heirarchy
351(1)
Horizontal and Backbone Wiring
352(2)
Color Coding the Telecommunications Room
352(1)
Making Horizontal Runs
353(1)
Distance Considerations
354(5)
Maximum Drop Length
356(2)
Accessibility and Appearance
358(1)
Size Requirements for Telecommunications Rooms
359(1)
Power Requirements for Telecommunications Rooms
360(2)
Backbones and Concentration
362(5)
Testing and Certifying LAN Wiring
367(38)
Certifying Cable and Connecting Hardware
368(10)
Performance Levels
370(5)
Pitfalls and Specsmanship
375(2)
Cable Plant Certification
377(1)
Testing Installed Cable
378(6)
Performance Levels
380(2)
Testing Costs
382(2)
Testing Methods
384(9)
The Channel and the Permanent Link
384(1)
Equipment and Testing Requirements
384(7)
Reporting Pass and Fail Criteria
391(2)
Test Equipment
393(12)
Continuity Testers (Voltmeter, Continuity Tester)
394(2)
Cable Wire Map Testers
396(1)
Cable Tracers
397(1)
Cable Scanners
398(2)
Analog versus Digital Field Testers
400(2)
TDRs/OTDRs
402(1)
Basic Fiber-Optic Testers
403(2)
Monitoring and Administering LAN Wiring
405(10)
Cable System Monitoring Methods
406(3)
Physical Cable Monitoring
407(1)
Remote Cable System Monitoring
407(1)
SNMP Monitoring and Control
408(1)
Remote Control of Physical Connections
409(1)
LAN System Documentation
409(4)
LAN Documentation Standard TIA/EIA-606-A
409(4)
Documenting through Cable Administration Tools
413(2)
Troubleshooting LAN Wiring
415(16)
Common Failure Modes
416(12)
Copper Cable Failure Modes
416(9)
Fiber-Optic Cable Failure Modes
425(1)
Fiber-Optic Link Failures
426(2)
Troubleshooting Approaches
428(3)
Training and Certification
431(16)
Computer Network History
432(2)
Wiring Complexity
434(1)
Training versus Certification
435(1)
Job Descriptions and Skill Levels
436(4)
Cable System Designer
437(1)
Network Designer
437(1)
Cabling Technician
438(1)
Cabling Installer
439(1)
Training Goals
440(1)
Training Resources
441(3)
General-Purpose Training
442(1)
Manufacturer-Specific Training
443(1)
Certification Programs
444(1)
General-Purpose Certification
444(1)
Manufacturer-Specific Certification
445(1)
Sources of Information
445(2)
PART FOUR Appendixes
447(2)
Appendix A Legacy Wire and Cable
449(14)
Table of Standard Wire Gauges
450(1)
Coaxial Cable
451(6)
Coax General Construction
451(3)
Coax Wire Sizes
454(1)
Coax Electrical Characteristics
455(1)
Coax Insulation
456(1)
Coax Color Coding and Marking
456(1)
Coax Shielding
456(1)
Nonpaired Cable
457(6)
Nonpaired General Construction
457(3)
Nonpaired Wire Sizes
460(1)
Nonpaired Electrical Characteristics
460(1)
Nonpaired Insulation
460(1)
Nonpaired Color Coding and Marking
460(1)
Nonpaired Shielding
461(2)
Appendix B Legacy and Less Common Cabling Systems
463(22)
Ethernet Coax
464(6)
Thicknet (10Base5) Cabling
465(3)
Thinnet (10Base2) Cabling
468(2)
Ethernet Grounding
470(1)
Coax Connectors
470(3)
IBM Cabling System and Data Connectors
473(1)
STP-A Data Connectors
473(2)
ARCnet
475(4)
Other Network Types
479(6)
100VG-AnyLAN
479(1)
Isochronous Ethernet
480(1)
AppleTalk/LocalTalk
480(1)
FDDI
481(1)
ATM
482(3)
Appendix C Online Resources
485(2)
Appendix D Standards Organizations
487(4)
Appendix E Standards for LAN Wiring
491(8)
Appendix F Membership and Training Organizations
499(4)
Index 503

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