Map 3D Essentials

The Map 3D Essentials course will introduce delegates to GIS tools but within a familiar AutoCAD environment. In today’s design world where information is becoming more important, having the skills to extract, create and manage GIS data is becoming essential. Attending this course will prepare you to start integrating GIS data into your existing workflows. Learning how to use object classification and linking and managing drawing attribute data are just some of the skills you will learn when you attend the 3-day AutoCAD Map 3D Essentials course.

Course content for AutoCAD Map 3D Essentials:

  • Create map geometry and objects
  • Track coordinates
  • Work with the Coordinate Geometry (COGO) feature
  • Use drawing clean-up tools and feature classification
  • Include raster images with your map
  • Understand the underlying data that controls your map objects
  • Control the display of your map data for analysis and reporting
  • Link and manage attribute data, work with annotation
  • Work with external databases
  • Import data into AutoCAD Map 3D
  • Access attached drawings at the source level
  • Edit, analyse, report, and create new drawings from existing data
  • Combine large numbers of source drawings into a single mapping system
  • Use the display manager
  • Create, edit and manage display styles
  • Change display order, control view scales
  • Understand and use civil functions in AutoCAD Map 3D
  • Perform high resolution land planning and analysis
  • Plot of a collection of maps of a large area as a series of contiguous sheets
  • Conducting network tracing – shortest path routes, best route analysis, flood traces

Benefits of Map 3D Essentials Training

Utilise GIS data in a AutoCAD Environment

Become more efficient in your design tasks

Connect to GIS Data

Intelligent data queries

Expected outcome

As a result of attending this training you will be able to acquire mapping data from a variety of sources, clean data to suit the needs of your GIS project, create mapping data specific to your project, edit data using advanced map editing techniques, work in an enterprise-wide, multiple map/user environment, produce reports and thematic maps and link database records and multimedia to map objects.

After completing the course, you can log into your personal student account and download your official Autodesk Certificate of Completion.

Expected outcome

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Gordon McGlathery
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