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Telecommunications Premises Distribution Planning, Design, and Estimating

Bijan Ghayour, P.E.

Course Outline

This three-hour course provides an introduction to the telecommunications distribution system planning, design, and estimating for different facilities. The course materials are based entirely on the Military Handbook MIL-HDBK-1012/3, Telecommunications Premises Distribution Planning, Design, and Estimating.

This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.

Learning Objective

The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding to the planning, design, and estimating of the telecommunication distribution systems in different buildings.

At the conclusion of the course the student will be familiar with the requirements for telecommunications pathways and cabling necessary to support voice, data, and video systems permanently installed in a facility.

At the conclusion of this course, given the square footage of a proposed facility and its function, the student will be able to quantify and estimate the following telecommunication cabling items:

Course Content

This course contains specific examples, with practical emphasis on planning, design and estimating of the telecommunication systems for different facilities.

You are required to study section 1 of Military Handbook MIL-HDBK-1012/3 of Departments of Defense, USA:


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Once you finish studying the above course content, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.

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DISCLAIMER: The materials contained in the online course are not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of or any other person/organization named herein. The materials are for general information only. They are not a substitute for competent professional advice. Application of this information to a specific project should be reviewed by a registered professional engineer. Anyone making use of the information set forth herein does so at their own risk and assumes any and all resulting liability arising therefrom.