About the Book :
Learning AutoCAD Map 3D 2012 for Map Analyses textbook introduces the readers to AutoCAD Map 3D 2012, one of the worlds leading mapping software designed specifically to create and analyze drawing object data. In this textbook, the author emphasizes on the new ribbon interface, tools, options, and functionality of AutoCAD Map 3D that allow the users to perform complex geospatial analyses easily and effectively. Furthermore, the chapters in this textbook are arranged in a pedagogical sequence that makes it very effective in learning the features and capabilities of the software.
Introduction to AutoCAD Map 3D 2012Geospatial Analysis Layers Starting AutoCAD Map 3D 2012 Workspace Switching Workspaces AutoCAD Map 3D 2012 Screen Components AutoCAD Map 3D Dialog Boxes AutoCAD Map 3D HELP Additional Help Resources Abbreviations of the File Formats Getting Started with AutoCAD Map 3D 2012Starting a New Drawing File Data Input Methods Data Output Methods Understanding the Concept of Sheet Sets Closing Drawing Files Using Basic Tools and Coordinate SystemsUsing the Basic Tools Using the Snap and Grid Functions Working in the Ortho Mode Coordinate System Creating a Coordinate System Coordinate Systems in AutoCAD Inserting Images and Creating the Feature DataGeneral Steps for Inserting a Raster Image Inserting Raster Image Inserting Image by Specifying Boundary Limits Using the COGO Tool in the Drawing Creating the Feature Data Editing the Feature Data Styling Layers and Using Queries to Filter DataThematic Layers Styling the Feature Data Using Filters to Query the Data Using Filters for Searching Data Creating and Incorporating Drawing ObjectsCreating Drawing Objects and Data Table Incorporating Drawing Objects from an External DrawingClassifying Objects and Working with Classified ObjectsCreating the Basic Environment for the Object Classification Drawing Object Classification Working with the Classified Objects Displaying and Sharing the Metadata File Performing Drawing Cleanup and Working with TopologiesDrawing Cleanup Preparing the Drawing Data for Cleanup Applying Cleanup to Drawing Data Topology Creating Topologies Sliver Polygons Topology Query Data AnalysisObject Data Analysis Feature Data Analysis Topological Data Analysis Working with Different Types of DataPoint Cloud Data Raster Data Attribute Data Industry Model Data or Topobase Editing a Map and Creating a Map BookMap Editing Tools Map Elements Map Book Index
Interesting Facts :
Coverage of All Important ConceptsTutorial ApproachReal-World Projects as Tutorials:Heavily Illustrated text with Tips and NotesSelf-Evaluation Test, Review Questions, and Exercises
About the Author :
Sham Tickoo is a professor of Manufacturing Engineering Technology at Purdue University Calumet. He has been in the education and training since 1981 and joined Purdue University in the year 1987. Since then he has been teaching drafting and design, AutoCAD, AutoLISP, 3ds max, 3ds viz, Mechanical Desktop, Pro/Engineer, Autodesk Inventor, etc. Prof. Tickoo is also one of the best known authors of CAD/CAM books in the world market. He has authored around 60 books, including the updates, on the latest CAD/CAM technology. He is one of the very few authors in the world whose books are translated and sold in the countries like Italy, China, Philippines, and Russia.