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Inside INTRODUCTION TO LOW VOLTAGE SYSTEMS, 2E students will discover comprehensive coverage of low voltage systems, associated devices, and the methods of the industry. All the basic elements of low voltage systems are combined into a single source to give a concrete understanding of the operation and integration of individual systems. Plus, this edition walks students through all they need to know about devices, connection and cabling, and the National Electrical Code® in addition to the language and terminology of the industry. And, it's written especially for industry novices so difficult topics can be absorbed swiftly.
- Completely updated 2011 NEC® and NFPA 72 Fire Alarm codes references.
- All-new end-of-chapter questions.
- New chapter covering Grounding and Bonding.
- The Telecom and Security chapter is split into two separate chapters and expanded, so students can focus on each subject separately.
- Issues such as voltage drop, characteristic impedance, attenuation, and insulation are fully delineated, helping the reader select the right type of cable for a job.
- Detailed discussion of the basics of computer networking examines the levels of communication and protocols necessary for communicating across a network.
- 2011 NEC® and associated terminology are covered in-depth to enable readers to understand any manufacturer's guide.
- Textbook coverage communicates a fundamental understanding of the basic laws, components, and circuits of AC/DC electricity.
2. Electrical Conductors and Cable.
3. Grounding and Bonding and the 2011 National Electrical Code®, Articles 250, 800, 810, and 820.
4. Audio Physics.
5. Audio Signal-Processing, Amplification, and Reproduction Equipment and National Electrical Code® Article 640.
6. Networking and Information Technology Equipment.
7. Power Supplies, Batteries, and Emergency Systems.
8. Article 725 of the National Electrical Code®; Classification of Circuits.
9. Fire Alarm Systems and National Electrical Code® Article 760.
10. Fiber-Optic Cable and National Electrical Code® Article 770.
11. Telecommunications, and National Electrical Code® Article 800.
12. Security and Card Access System Basics.
13. Wireless Communications and National Electrical Code® Article 810.
14. Close Circuit Television Camera Systems and National Electrical Code® Article 820.
Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.
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