EncartaLabs

Network Cabling Systems

( Duration: 3 Days )

In Network Cabling Systems training course, Participants will learn to maximize network performance and eliminate cabling downtime. Work with the latest equipment to design, install, and troubleshoot copper and fiber optic network systems. Learn about standards, codes, and emerging trends of LAN cabling.

By attending Network Cabling Systems workshop, Participants will learn:

  • The latest Cat 5 (5e), Cat 6, and Cat 7 options
  • Cabling techniques for the latest technologies: Fast Ethernet, ATM, 100BaseT, FDDI, and TP-PMD
  • UTP, STP, 10Base2 (Thinnet), TP-PMD, Fast Ethernet, and Fiber Optic Cable Specifications
  • Category 5e certification testing
  • How to use leading UTP certification testers
  • How to upgrade existing telecommunications cabling systems

This course is designed for technical, LAN, data center, and communications managers; system engineers; contractors; cable installers; and LAN/WAN technicians.

COURSE AGENDA

1

Structured Cabling Fundamentals

  • Structured Cabling Systems
  • OSI Model Relationship
  • Voice, Data, and Multimedia Transmission Requirements
  • LAN Physical Topologies
  • Fundamental Elements of a Structured Cabling System
    • Telecommunications Spaces
    • Horizontal vs. Backbone Cabling
    • LAN Electronics
  • Typical Horizontal Installation
    • Recommended Horizontal Installation
  • Typical Backbone Installation
  • UTP Performance Categories
    • Performance: Categories 1-5e
    • Emerging Performance Standards: Categories 6 and 7
2

Standards and Standards Organizations

  • Overview
  • Cabling Standards Organizations
  • Scope of the Standards
  • U.S. Standards
    • ANSI/TIA-568-C
    • ANSI/TIA-569-B
    • ANSI/TIA-570-B
    • ANSI/TIA-606-A
    • ANSI/TIA-607-A
  • Telecommunications System Bulletins
  • International Standards
    • ISO Standard: IEC 11801
    • European Standard: EN 50173
    • Canadian Standards
3

Component Selection and Installation Techniques

  • Types of Structured Cables
    • Unshielded Twisted Pair Cables
    • Shielded Twisted Pair Cables
    • Multipair Cables
  • Fiber Optic Cables and Connectors
  • Cabling System Hardware
    • Work Area Outlets
    • Equipment Racks and Enclosures
  • ANSI/EIA Installation Requirements
    • Untwisting
    • Bend Radius
    • Pulling Tension
  • Patch Cord Construction
    • Patch and Station Cords
    • T568A Pin Configuration
    • T568B Pin Configuration
  • Termination Components
    • 66 Blocks
    • 110 Blocks
    • Patch Panels
  • Installation Techniques
    • Cable Securing and Dressing Techniques
    • Installation Testing
    • Installation Tools
  • Installation Critique
4

Installation Planning and Management

  • Installation Planning
    • Installation Plan Components
    • Installation Blueprints
    • Site Survey
  • Installation Management
    • Installation of Supporting Structures
    • Installation Schedule
    • Ordering and Staging Materials
    • Cable Pulling Plan
  • Identifying Cable Paths and Pull Points
    • Spool Setup
  • Installation Safety
  • Labeling and Documentation
5

Cabling System Design

  • Design Specifications
    • Design Specifications
    • ANSI/EIA Design Requirements
    • Determine Drop Specifications
    • Backbone Specifications
  • Architectural Drawings
  • Site Survey
  • Cabling Spaces
    • Equipment Room Locations
    • Telecommunications Room Locations
    • Multiple TRs
    • Single TRs
    • TR and ER Layout Specifications and Recommendations
  • Backbone Pathways
    • Conduit Specifications
    • Pull Boxes
  • Horizontal Pathways
    • Cable Tray
    • Work Area Pathways
  • Building Code and Fire Safety Issues
    • Cables and Fire Safety
    • Firestopping
    • Grounding and Bonding
  • Power over Ethernet
  • Special Situations
    • Office Partition Systems
6

Testing, Certification, and Troubleshooting

  • UTP Certification Testing
    • Permanent Link
    • Communications Channel
  • Certification Tests
    • Correct Wiring
    • Crossed Wires
    • Pair Shorts
    • Split Pairs
    • Length
      • Velocity of Propagation
    • Attenuation
      • Causes of Attenuation
    • Near-End Cross Talk
      • Causes of NEXT
    • Attenuation-to-Crosstalk Ratio
    • ELFEXT (Equal Level Far-End Crosstalk
    • Alien Crosstalk
    • Return Loss
    • Propagation Delay and Delay Skew
  • Troubleshooting
    • Noise
    • Example Test Reports
    • Troubleshooting Tips
7

Fiber Optic Fundamentals

  • Fiber Optic Transmission Basics
    • Components of an Optical Link
    • Propagation of Light
    • Transmission Windows
    • Index of Refraction
  • Fiber Optic Cable Construction
  • Multimode and Singlemode Cables
  • Factors Affecting Transmission
    • Modal Dispersion
    • Chromatic Dispersion
  • Light Sources
    • LED
    • Laser
8

Fiber Optic Design and Installation

  • Types of Fiber Optic Cables
    • Fiber Optic Backbone Advantages
    • Fiber Optic Standards
  • Fiber Optic Cable Characteristics
    • Tight Buffer Fiber Optic Cable
    • Loose Tube Fiber Optic Cable
  • Fiber Optic Design Issues
  • Selecting Indoor Fiber Optic Cable
    • Code Compliance
    • Selecting Outdoor Optical Fiber
  • Fiber Optic Connectors
    • Connector Styles
  • Fiber Optic Distribution Centers
  • Budget Loss Analysis
  • Installing Fiber Optic Cables
    • Innerduct and Conduit Systems
    • Installation Requirements
    • Bend Radius Requirements
    • Installation Load Requirements
    • Vertical Rise Limits
  • Connector Termination Methods
  • Splicing Fiber Optic Cables
    • Splice Methods and Types
    • Splice Trays
9

Fiber Optics Testing

  • Continuity Testing
  • Insertion Loss Testing
    • Insertion Loss Testing Procedures
  • Optical Time Domain Reflectometer Testing
    • Sample OTDR Output
  • Documentation of Test Results

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  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
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