Exploring ArcMap 10.5 for GIS Professionals

Prof. Sham Tickoo

SKU: 9789355513106

Rs. 999

ISBN: 9789355513106
Authors: Prof. Sham Tickoo
Rights: SAARC Countries
Edition: 2023
Pages: 236
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback


  • Consists of 7 chapters that are arranged in pedagogical sequence.
  • Coverage of concepts and tools in the scope of the software.
  • Real-world engineering projects used in tutorials, exercises.
  • Step-by-step examples to guide the users through the learning process.
  • Additional information provided throughout the book in the form of tips and notes.
  • Self-evaluation test, review questions, and exercises at the end of each chapter so that the users can assess their knowledge.


The textbook explains the concepts and principles of GIS through practical examples, tutorials, and exercises. The book enables the users to harness the power of GIS with ArcMap for their specific use. In this textbook, the author explains in detail the vector data, raster data, and real-world data. In addition, in this textbook, you will learn tools and concepts for creating shapefile, contour, and elevation data. This textbook consists of 7 chapters covering Shapefile Creations, DEM Analysis, Raster Modeling, Vector Modeling, and so on. As you go through this textbook, you will work on tutorials and exercises that can be used to create a complete project. Each concept in this textbook is explained using the detailed description and relevant graphical examples and illustrations. The accompanying tutorials and exercises, which relate to the real world projects, help you understand the usage and abilities of the tools available in ArcMap.


  • Creating Shapefiles.
  • Downloading DEM data.
  • Working with Raster data.
  • Working with Vector data.
  • Correcting the errors in shapefiles.
  • Various GIS Analysis.


GIS Engineer, GIS Professionals, GIS Students

  1. Introduction to GIS and ArcMap 10.5
  2. Setting Coordinate System and Creating Georeferencing
  3. Working with Vector and Raster Data Model
  4. Working with Data Input
  5. Working with Topology and Editing Spatial Data
  6. Analyzing Vector and Raster Data
  7. Generating Terrain Maps and Performing Analysis

Prof. Sham Tickoo is currently working as a Professor at Purdue University Northwest, USA. He received MS in Industrial Technology (1989) from Northern Illinois University, Illinois, USA; and MS in Industrial and Management Engineering (1980) from the University of Lowa, Lowa City, USA. Before joining Purdue University in 1987, Prof. Tickoo has worked as a Design Engineer, Quality Control Engineer, and Software Developer.

Prof. Sham Tickoo has Authored/Co-Authored books on several major CAD/CAM/CAE & Animation software packages like SolidWorks, CATIA, Pro/Engineer, Siemens NX, Autodesk AutoCAD, Customizing AutoCAD, Autodesk AutoCAD LT, Solid Edge, Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical, Autodesk Fusion 360, Autodesk AutoCAD MEP, Autodesk Alias, Customizing AutoCAD, Creo, Autodesk 3ds Max, 3ds Max Design, Autodesk Inventor, Mechanical Desktop, and VIZ. In addition to North America, his books have been translated and published in Russia, Japan, India, South Korea, and Serbia. These textbooks have brought unmatched pride and recognition to the Engineering Technology department and Purdue University. Prof. Tickoo has obtained over $24 Million software grant from ANSYS, IBM, and Siemens. He has also developed a web site that provides free teaching and learning resources to faculty and students. Since 1992, over half a million users have visited his web site and are using the resources on a regular basis.

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