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Residential Integrator's Basics, 1st Edition

  • Delmar, Cengage Learning
  • ISBN-10: 1418014079  |  ISBN-13: 9781418014070
  • 480 Pages
  • © 2007 | Published
  • List Price = $ 123.95
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Overview

The residential integration industry is enjoying unprecedented growth in the installation of cutting edge technologies in today's homes. This book addresses this virtual tidal wave of consumer-driven expectations and needs by providing readers with an all-inclusive source of information on computer networks, communications, home automation, cabling, wiring, and more. It creatively blends the theory of different applications such as voice, data, video, security, and home automation with the basics of residential construction into one comprehensive guide. Coverage is aimed at providing readers with an understanding of how separate systems can be linked into a unified functional network that is accessible from multiple locations.

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Features and Benefits

  • Covers the basics of construction, cable installation, sound and security systems
  • Offers material on customer service and project management
  • Provides coverage of home networking
  • Certification preparation overviews helps the learner get ready for national certification exams
  • also available with this text is a lab manual that offers hands-on activities to further enhance the student's learning experience
  • coverage concludes with an engaging chapter on the "Home of the Future"!

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Networking Fundamentals
Chapter 3 Wireless Communications
Chapter 4 The Technology of Communications
Chapter 5 Voice and Data Applications
Chapter 6 Entertainment Applications
Chapter 7 Home Automation
Chapter 8 The Construction Process
Chapter 9 Boxes
Chapter 10 Cable Installation
Chapter 11 Structured Cabling
Chapter 12 Optical Fiber and Cable
Chapter 13 Article 725 of the NEC; Classification of Circuits
Chapter 14 Telephone Wiring
Chapter 15 Video System Installation
Chapter 16 Network Cabling
Chapter 17 Cabling for Wireless Networks
Chapter 18 Testing Voice, Data, and Video Wiring
Chapter 19 Communication Infrastructure Design
Chapter 20 Television
Chapter 21 Smoke, Heat, and Carbon Monoxide Alarms, and Security Systems
Chapter 22 Home of the Future

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Lab Manual: Residential Integrator's Basics  (ISBN-10: 141806503X | ISBN-13: 9781418065034)

List Price = $66.95  | CengageBrain Price = $66.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $50.50

Faculty Guide  (ISBN-10: 1418014087 | ISBN-13: 9781418014087)

Residential Integrator's Certification  (ISBN-10: 1418014095 | ISBN-13: 9781418014094)

Residential Integrator's Certificationis a practical guide to home network design, hardware, installation, and configuration for all the major wired and wireless systems. Whether working for one of the specialized firms that install and service only one or two home technologies (cable and satellite television hookups, for example), or for a broad-based systems integrator that supplies total network solutions, the knowledge in this text, confirmed by the CompTIA HTI+ Certification or CEDIA certification, will assure multiple career opportunities in an expanding technological field.

List Price = $123.95  | CengageBrain Price = $123.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $93.25

Student Supplements

Lab Manual: Residential Integrator's Basics  (ISBN-10: 141806503X | ISBN-13: 9781418065034)

List Price = $66.95  | CengageBrain Price = $66.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $50.50

Residential Integrator's Certification  (ISBN-10: 1418014095 | ISBN-13: 9781418014094)

Residential Integrator's Certificationis a practical guide to home network design, hardware, installation, and configuration for all the major wired and wireless systems. Whether working for one of the specialized firms that install and service only one or two home technologies (cable and satellite television hookups, for example), or for a broad-based systems integrator that supplies total network solutions, the knowledge in this text, confirmed by the CompTIA HTI+ Certification or CEDIA certification, will assure multiple career opportunities in an expanding technological field.

List Price = $123.95  | CengageBrain Price = $123.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $93.25

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