Pass the FOI exam with a strong foundation in fiber optic technology
Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) Certification Exam Guide gives you a solid foundation in fiber optics and thorough preparation for the Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) certification. Endorsed by the Electronics Technicians Association, International, this guide serves as both a comprehensive self-study course and a useful desk reference for aspiring fiber optics installers. Coverage includes the basic principles of light, optical fiber construction, safety, fusion, mechanical splicing, connectors, fiber-optic light sources, transmitters, detectors, test equipment, and more. Each chapter meets or exceeds the ETA FOI knowledge competency, with key exam information highlighted for easy reference. Real-world scenarios illustrate how particular solutions are applied in common working environments, giving you a clear understanding of to use the tactics in the field. Chapter exercises and review questions offer plenty of opportunity for practice.
This book helps you prepare for certification, and more importantly, the everyday work the job entails.
- Determine how much you already know with a pre-study assessment
- Find key exam information and terms quickly with chapter-by-chapter objectives
- Study real-world scenarios to understand how concepts are applied
- Pinpoint weak areas with practice and review questions that test your knowledge
If you are seeking a strong knowledge base — and complete exam prep — you will find Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) Certification Exam Guide to be a critically useful reference.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 History of Fiber Optics and Broadband Access
Chapter 2 Principles of Fiber-Optic Transmission
Chapter 3 Basic Principles of Light
Chapter 4 Optical Fiber Construction and Theory
Chapter 5 Optical Fiber Characteristics
Chapter 6 Safety
Chapter 7 Fiber-Optic Cables
Chapter 8 Splicing
Chapter 9 Connectors
Chapter 10 Fiber-Optic Light Sources and Transmitters
Chapter 11 Fiber-Optic Detectors and Receivers
Chapter 12 Cable Installation and Hardware
Chapter 13 Fiber-Optic System Advantages
Chapter 14 Test Equipment and Link/Cable Testing