PCC/ CCOG / ELT

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ELT 153

Course Number:
ELT 153
Course Title:
Fiber Optics: Outside Plant
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
20
Lecture/Lab Hours:
40
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Application is ready access, pressurized, direct buried, and pedestal-type enclosures, and the use of special splicing techniques. Includes test sets and fault locating equipment. Placing, splicing, and testing of fiber optic cables in aerial applications is included. Prerequisites: ELT 151 or TE 9102. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  1. Explain methods of aerial installations.
  2. Describe the operation of related test equipment.
  3. Identify applications of fiber optics in Outside Plant applications.
  4. Explain the difference between Inside and Outside applications.
  5. Discuss a typical Outside cable installation.

Course Activities and Design

In-class activities are made up of lecture, demonstrations, hands-on activities and discussions. See instructor syllabus for details.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Procedures will be discussed at the first class session and the instructor's grading policy will be referenced on the class syllabus.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  1. Explain methods of aerial installations.
  2. Describe the operation of related test equipment.
  3. Identify applications of fiber optics in Outside Plant applications.
  4. Explain the difference between Inside and Outside applications.
  5. Discuss a typical Outside cable installation.