Nt 1310 Week 2 Exercise Essay

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The document will present a detailed view of building and cable specifications with special attention to cable and building codes. The ANSI/TIA-568-C Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling Standards is the cornerstone design requirement for designing, installing, and testing a commercial cabling system. Twenty Organizations that influence cable plant implementation: 1. American National Standards Institute (ANSI) A. An independent organization of trade associations, technical societies, professional, groups, and consumer organizations; establishes and publishes standards; formerly known as the United States of America standards institute (USASI or ASI), and previously as the American Standards Association (ASA). 2. Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) A. The EIA organization ceased operations in February 2011. EIA assigned ECA maintenance of all existing inter-connect, passive and electro-mechanical (IP&E) and inter-department EIA standards. It has been responsible for developing some important standards, such as the RS-232, RS-422 and RS-423 standards for connecting serial devices 3. Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) A. An association that sets standards for communications cabling. TIA set standards that include: EIA/TIA-568A and EIA/TIA-568B category three, four and five cable. 4. Insulated Cable Engineers Association (ICEA) A. ICEA develops cable standards for the electric power, control and telecommunications industries. The extent of the ICEA guidance on insulated cable includes materials, performance, test methodology, measurement and instrumentation. 5. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) A. NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks. NFPA is responsible for the

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