ETRO 166 : Introduction to Fiber Optics



Class Hours

3 lecture


Qualified for ENG 100. Qualified for MATH 103.

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring


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.