ETRO 166 – Introduction to Fiber Optics
Class hours: 3 lecture
Prereq: Qualified for ENG 100 and MATH 25.
Description: This course is an introduction to fiber optic communications, providing a basic background and featuring "hands-on" training for installation and maintenance. Emphasis will be on fiber optic data links for Local Area Network (LAN) applications. The basic background will cover the technology for fiber optic communications: fiber, cables, splices and connectors, emitters and detectors, transmitters and receivers, data links, LANs, and equipment for installation and maintenance.