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Mapping & GIS Implementation

Mapping & GIS Implementation: Apply Industry Standards & Business Requirements

When it comes to Mapping & GIS implementation, ATG recommends you use AutoCAD Map 3D software to get broad access to CAD and GIS data to support planning, design and data management.

AutoCAD Map 3D Courses

Introduction to User Interface

Designed with the new Map 3D user in mind, this class is dedicated to familiarizing the new user with basic Map 3D commands. Users will find this class an essential tool for understanding the core concepts of AutoCAD Map 3D. This class assumes the user already knows basic AutoCAD commands.

Course Length

4 hours

Topics

  • Interface
    Ribbon – Work Space – Task Pane
  • Coordinate System
    Assign – Filter – Change (Edit)
  • Drawing Clean-up
    Erase Short Objects – Delete Duplicate
    Break Crossing – Zero Length
  • Data Connection
    Raster – SDF – SHP
  • Display Order Tab
    Display Order vs. Feature Layer

Mapbook and Layout Space

Designed with the new Map 3D user in mind, this class is dedicated to familiarizing the new user with basic Map 3D commands. Users will find this class an essential tool for understanding the core concepts of AutoCAD Map 3D. This class assumes the user already knows basic AutoCAD commands.

Course Length

4 hours

Topics

  • Mapbook
  • Template
  • Tiling Scheme
  • Naming Scheme
  • Key
  • Legend
  • Sheet Set
  • Publishing

Layout Space

  • Legend, Scale
  • Multiple View Ports
  • Multiple Maps

Analysis

Designed with the new Map 3D user in mind, this class is dedicated to familiarizing the new user with basic Map 3D commands. Users will find this class an essential tool for understanding the core concepts of AutoCAD Map 3D. This class assumes the user already knows basic AutoCAD commands.

Course Length

4 hours

Topics

  • Topology
  • Relationships in topologies
  • Networks, including links and codes
  • Lines or polylines Networks
  • Intersections
  • Polygon – Used for Area Analysis
  • Centroids
  • Drawing Cleanup
  • Polygon Analyses
  • Intersect – Erase
  • Union – Clip
  • Identity – Paste
  • Network Analyses
  • Best route
  • Shortest Distance
  • Flood Trace

Buffer

  • Distance is based on drawing units
  • Using a Buffer Analysis to perform an overlay on a polygon topology

Geo-Distance

  • Geo-Tracking

Data Tables

Designed with the new Map 3D user in mind, this class is dedicated to familiarizing the new user with basic Map 3D commands. Users will find this class an essential tool for understanding the core concepts of AutoCAD Map 3D. This class assumes the user already knows basic AutoCAD commands.

Course Length

4 hours

Data Table

  • Allow the user to attach information to standard AutoCAD Lines and points.
  • Create a Data Table and Assigning Object Data
  • Attach the Object Data to the Line or point
  • Modify the attached Object Data

Annotation Template

  • Attaching labels to the AutoCAD object that will pull its information from a Data Table
  • Define a Template
  • Insert ASCII Characters
  • Edit and Modify via the Block Editor

External Database

  • Using the ODBC, the user can bring in an external database (Excel, Access) allowing it to interact in Map
  • ODBC
  • Attach
  • Link
  • Associate with Objects

Add Line Work to Feature Layer

  • Allowing the user to add additional features to an existing map.
  • Line – Polygon

Survey Data

Designed with the new Map 3D user in mind, this class is dedicated to familiarizing the new user with basic Map 3D commands. Users will find this class an essential tool for understanding the core concepts of AutoCAD Map 3D. This class assumes the user already knows basic AutoCAD commands.

Course Length

4 hours

COGO Points and Lines

  • Enables the user to create Points or Lines in the map using surveying techniques
  • Coordinate Tracker
  • Bearing – Bearing
  • Bearing – Distance

Data Store — Survey Information

  • Survey Data Stores are dedicated SDF files that are directly editable.
  • Hierarchy of a Data Store – Store
  • Importing Point Groups
  • Add and delete points

Feature Layers

Designed with the new Map 3D user in mind, this class is dedicated to familiarizing the new user with basic Map 3D commands. Users will find this class an essential tool for understanding the core concepts of AutoCAD Map 3D. This class assumes the user already knows basic AutoCAD commands.

Course Length

4 hours

Feature Layers

  • When adding Feature Classes to a map, each feature class is treated as a layer and is displayed in the Map Task Pane in the Display Manager tab.
  • Right Click Options
  • Styles
  • Add a Rule
  • Thematic Rules (distribution, Style Range, Number of rules)
  • Legend label
  • Feature Label
  • Queries – Scale Range(0-Infinity) – Symbols (Libraries)

Join (Two Feature Layers, Feature Layer to ODBC)

  • Allows the user to combine two feature layers together to combine the data based on a unique ID
  • Primary Table vs. Table to join
  • Type of Join: Keep all vs. Keep only left side with match
  • Relationship: One-to-One vs. One-to-Many and Modify via the Block Editor

Export Query Searches (SDF – SHP – Bulk Copy)

  • Unlike AutoCAD layers, feature classes do not contain and styling information, and in most cases, do not support more than one type of object such as lines, points, or polygons.
  • Export a SHP to an SDF
  • Bulk copy features from an SDF to an SHP file

Advanced Feature Layers

Designed with the new Map 3D user in mind, this class is dedicated to familiarizing the new user with basic Map 3D commands. Users will find this class an essential tool for understanding the core concepts of AutoCAD Map 3D. This class assumes the user already knows basic AutoCAD commands.

Course Length

4 hours

Queries in Themes

  • Properties
  • Operators
  • Math Functions
  • Location on Map
  • From a joined table vs. a single table

Split — Merge Rules

  • Text
  • Integer

Symbol Creation via the Authoring Tool Tables

  • Add Calculation
  • Auto Zoom / Scroll
  • Search to Select

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