Cable Specifications

  • Bill Buchanan


The cable type used to transmit a signal depends on several parameters, including:
  • The signal bandwidth.

  • The reliability of the cable.

  • The maximum length between nodes.

  • The possibility of electrical hazards.

  • Power loss in the cables.

  • Tolerance to harsh conditions.

  • Expense and general availability of the cable.

  • Ease of connection and maintenance.

  • Ease of running cables, and so on.


Inner Core Characteristic Impedance Coaxial Cable Attenuation Rate Conductor Resistance 


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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bill Buchanan
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  1. 1.Napier UniversityScotland

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