NIT Warangal Civil Engineering Syllabus Geographical Information Systems

  

 

 

 

 

NIT Warangal Civil Engineering Syllabus    GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS

 

 

 

 

 GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS 
Map Concepts – Coordinate Systems – Projection Systems; Concepts of GIS – Data Formats – Spatial and
Non-Spatial, Components, Data Collection and Input, Data Conversion, Hardware and Software
Requirements, GIS Project Planning; Topology – Spatial Analysis – Concepts of Proximity Analysis – Overlay
Analysis – Network Analysis and Buffer Analysis – Mobile and Web GIS.
Reading:
1. C.P. Lo, Albert K. W. Yeung, Concepts and Techniques of Geographic Information Systems, Prentice Hall
India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, 2002.
2. Kang-Tsung Chang, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing
Company Ltd, New Delhi, 2008.
3. Peter A. Burrough and Rachael A. McDonnell, Principles of Geographical Information Systems, Oxford
University Press, 2005.

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