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With so many rapid changes in technology, AutoCAD’s relevance to GIS users cannot be over-emphasized. For this reason, most people use the GIS mechanism and so there is a need to create interfaces between CAD and GIS.

And with several essential modifications to drawings, the 3D Map toolset included with AutoCAD, has provided increased productivity of our designs for client projects.

Definition of AutoCAD and GIS

AutoCAD is software-oriented and used to refine its features of drawing and modeling structures in 2D and 3D. Enabling the creation and modification of geometric models with an almost infinite capacity to develop all types of structures and objects.

Whereas;

A geographic information system (GIS) in simple terms refers to a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographical data.

 

Why integrate CAD and GIS?

When we want to map out the world with accuracy and precision, we are to make use of GIS, because of its ability to do so. And so including AutoCAD into the GIS program, enables users to create a foundation to build upon and accelerate the speed of their company mapping ability.

Native file types in CAD, such as DWG files that store design data, and can interoperate with GIS files, such as SHP files, Raster/GIS from satellite imagery such as DEM files are used in the creation of realistic terrain for CAD designs.

And with the plug-in AutoCAD provided by Esri, AutoCAD users can easily access GIS files without having to leave the CAD system.

CAD and GIS Integration provides a clear understanding of the state of the art in this area of growing importance.

As a GIS Professional, one is often expected to have experience with CAD (i.e. AutoCAD, Micro-station) to the extent that they can integrate CAD data into GIS workflows and datasets.

The essence of workflow enables software to detect each other’s services, making operations significantly improve.

When data formatting issues arise, format tools like FME facilitates the auto-conversion and preservation of the data needed while eliminating unnecessary information.

And by this, objects from a platform can be utilized easily on the other platform without editing manually. That is, FME not only enables the information to flow from the CAD environment but also transforms it so that it is immediately useful in the GIS system.

Be informed that CAD technology can be integrated into GIS to boost productivity, asset management, and overall quality.

 

Many ask how to use GIS data in AutoCAD?

When importing and exporting GIS data in AutoCAD Map 3D. a map import is used to select trail data from an ESRI shapefile.

In the Import dialog, all layer names and the import coordinate system should be noted. Use Attribute Data to add object data and import. In the drawing, browse the imported objects and properties.

Our AutoCAD rendered models also:

  • Presents multiple viewing angles
  • Offers complete internal object placement
  • Animation is included, so clients can take a virtual tour, inside and outside of a building.

 

The knowledge of AutoCAD is relevant because:

It teaches the core topics required for preparing professional drawings using AutoCAD. Our training benefits clients from the engineering, construction, and architecture industries.

Additionally, you will complete a hands-on practical project that can be used to improve your professional portfolio.

We have got a standard crew that has worked together for years for neater and timely project delivery.

So If you’d like to learn how to use AutoCAD, you may want to register with other candidates for our ongoing training. And learn how to migrate your shared geospatial datasets into building a seamless database and enabling your project staff to have access to the most up-to-date information, so that you can be confident in the decisions you make.

 

 

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