Subject description - B0M13TKS

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B0M13TKS Technology of Cables and Optical waveguides
Roles:  Extent of teaching:2P+2L
Department:13113 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:Prajzler V., Šaršounová Z., Žák P. Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:Prajzler V., Šaršounová Z., Žák P. Credits:4
Tutors:Prajzler V., Šaršounová Z., Žák P. Semester:Z

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- Cable engineering-materials,machines and production methods - The engineering and properties of metal cables - Joinig,ending end branching of power cables - The technology and properties of optical fibres and cables - The fibre connectors evaluation - The power cables and optical fibres diagnostics

Study targets:

- To make clear the contents and the speciality of the branch Cable engineering - To give the information about the manufacture and properties of metal and optical cables - The checking of the quality of materials,components and also end products, that fall within area of the cable engineering

Course outlines:

1. Basic characteristics of production of cables,terminology and materials used in manufacture
2. Properties and production process of Cu and Al
3. Insulants used in the production of conductors and cables
4. Main technological operations for cables production, manufacturing process of cable core
5. Insulation process of cable cores
6. Production of cable core assembly and cable jackets
7. Electrical properties of power cables
8. Theoretical analysis of high voltage cables
9. Electrical properties of low and high frequency telecommunication cables
10. Construction of power cables and cabels for informations transport
11. Construction and properties of optical waveguides
12. Production of optical fibres
13. Construction, manufacture and properties of optical cables
14. Diagnostics of cables

Exercises outline:

1. Introduction. Information about laboratory tasks
2. Joining and evaluation of low frequency comunication cables
3. Optical fibres ending by optical connectors
4. Welding of optical fibres and optical connectors grinding
5. Evaluation of passive parts of optical lines
6. Wires and cables description
7. Ending, bonding and branching of power cables
8. ,9. Cable factory excursion
10. Power cable diagnostics
11. Model of optical line creation and its evaluation from the point loss.
12. Chat with 1. expert from practice
13. Chat with 2. expert from practice
14. The assessment


[1] Heinhold, L.: Power Cables and their Application,Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Berlin 1990
[2] Filka, M.: Optoelectronics for Telecomunications and Informatics, 2009
[3] Slaninka, P.: Teoria silnoprúdových káblov. Vyd. SVŠT, Bratislava 1989
[4] Wanser, G.,Wiznerowicz,F.: Eigenschaften von Energiekabeln und deren Messung, VWEW, Frankfurt (Main),1982
[5] Sing Jasprit: Optoelectronics in Introduction to Materials and Devices, McGraw-Hill Comp. N.Y. 1996
[6] Koblížek,V.: Technologické procesy,část2, lab.cvičení,ČVUT,Praha 2004
[7] Senior, J.: Optical Fiber Communications: Principles and Pracice. Pearson; 3rd edition, ISBN-10: 013032681X. 2008
[8] Novotný, K.: Optická komunikační technika, Vydavatelství ČVUT, Praha 1998


A student has to obtain credit before examination.


Cable.Cable Technics.Power Cable. Telecommunication cable. Fibre optic cable. Optical wavequide.Cable fabrication.Fibre Connector.Cables diagnostics.

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