* Ideal for those with some background in communications but without previous knowledge of fiber optics
* Provides a comprehensive treatment of the fundamentals of fiber optic systems and their individual components
* Places emphasis on practical techniques of component installation and system design
Readers will use this knowledge to develop the required techniques for design, installation and maintenance of their own fiber optic systems.
Experienced engineers and technicians needing to gain a working knowledge of fiber optic based systems; control and instrumentation engineers; industrial system integrators; students taking electronics or computing degree courses; electrical, mechanical and chemical engineers and technicians wishing to understand the essentials of fiber optics.