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Abbreviations

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AHJ
authority having jurisdiction

NEMA
National Electrical Manufacturers Assoc.

ANSI
American National Standards Institute


NEXT
near-end crosstalk

AWG
American Wire Gauge

NESC
National Electrical Safety Code

BICSI
Building Industry Consulting Service Int

NFPA
National Fire Protection Assoc.

BNC
bayonet Neil-Concelman/ navel connector

OC
optical carrier

CCTV
closed-circuit television

PBX
private branch exchange

CEC
Canadian Electrical Code, Part I

PCB
printed circuit board

CER
common equipment room

PDU
power distribution unit

CPU
central processing unit

PVC
polyvinyl chloride

CSA
Canadian Stands Association Int.

RFI
radio frequency interference

DSX
digital signal cross-connect

RH
relative humidity

EDA
equipment distribution area

SAN
storage area network

EIA
Electronic Industries Alliance

ScTP
screened twisted-pair

EMI
electromagnetic interference

SDH
synchronous digital hierarchy

EMS
energy management system

SONET
synchronous optical network

FDDI
fiber distributed data interface

STM
synchronous transport model

HC
horizontal cross-connect

TIA
Telecommunications Industry Assoc

HDA
horizontal distribution area

TR
telecommunications room

HVAC
heating, ventilation and air conditioning

UL
Underwriters Laboratories Inc

IDC
insulation displacement contact

UPS
uninterruptible power supply

LAN
local area network

UTP
unshielded twisted-pair

MC
main cross-connect

WAN
wide area network

MDA
main distribution area

ZDA
zone distribution area

NEC
National Electrical Code

 

 

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