Exploring AutoCAD Map 3D 2023 for GIS Engineers

Prof. Sham Tickoo

SKU: 9781640571419

Rs. 1,199

ISBN: 9789355510099
Authors: Prof. Sham Tickoo
Rights: SAARC Countries
Pages: 534
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback


  • Consists of 11 chapters arranged in pedagogical sequence, and a project.
  • A comprehensive coverage of all concepts and tools of AutoCAD Map 3D 2023.
  • Contains 534 pages, 31 tutorials, about 20 exercises, and more with hundreds of illustrations.
  • Real-world projects used in tutorials, exercises, and explaining various tools and concepts.
  • Step-by-step examples that 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 introduces the users to AutoCAD Map 3D 2023 software. This textbook is a gateway to power, skill, and competence in the field of GIS and spatial analysis. This textbook is specially meant for professionals and students of GIS, Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Cartography, and CAD professionals who are associated with planning, designing, and data management. Special emphasis has been laid to explain new concepts, procedures, and methods in GIS by using sufficient text and graphical examples.


  • Working with GIS Datasets    
  • Coordinate Systems
  • Working with Survey Data
  • Creating Map Book
  • Working with Point Cloud Data and 3D Surfaces
  • Working with Industry Model Data  Wor
  • Creating Map Book


GIS Engineer, GIS Professionals, GIS Students

  1. Introduction to AutoCAD Map 3D 2023
  2. Getting started with AutoCAD Map 3D 2023
  3. Working with Basic Tools and Coordinate Systems
  4. Working with Feature Data 
  5. Styling and Querying Feature Data
  6. Creating Object Data and Attaching External Database
  7. Classifying Objects and Working with Classified Objects
  8. Removing Digitization Errors and Working with Topologies
  9. Data Analysis
  10. Working with Different Types of Data
  11. Editing a Map and Creating a Map Book

Project:  Site Suitability Study

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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