Practical Network CablingeBook - 1999
Practical Network Cabling is an excellent reference if you need to learn network cabling or need a unified source of information on any network cabling scheme. This book provides clear and straightforward text explaining all types of network cabling issues from specification to installation to ongoing maintenance. A highlight of this book is the superb quality of the illustrations showing various cable types and connectors. After reading this book you will be able to design the right cabling system for LANs or WANs of any size or complexity, identify all types of cabling and connectors and their advantages and disadvantages, specify the right quality and type of cables and connectors for a given application, install wiring, connectors, closets, terminators, of any cabling type, and prevent, troubleshoot, and fix cabling problems.
This guide to network cabling offers technical know-how to make the right cabling choices. It overviews economic and technical forces that shape cabling options, describes and categorizes different types of cabling, and links cabling to the specifications of real networking systems. Emphasis is on practical tips and objective product information, along with how-to descriptions of bringing wire into a central facility and applying connectors. Wiring for the home and small office is also discussed. The authors have written other books on networks and network cabling, and they write for PC Magazine . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)