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Fiber Optics - Skill Group Pathway


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An optical fiber is a flexible, transparent strand of glass or plastic, used in the transmission of information. The continuous process of improving the performance and comfort of modern airplanes requires the use of lighter and more efficient materials such as fiber optics. In this course, you will learn about fiber optic systems.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Identify the parts and components of a fiber optic system
  • Define preform and tensile strength
  • Define a single-mode and multi-mode fiber
  • Identify the layers of a fiber optic cable
  • Calculate the minimum bend radius for a fiber optic cable
  • List defects of a fiber optic cable
  • List the tasks performed on fiber optic cables that require certification

Estimated completion time (hours): 5.4