Engineering Applications of GIS

Engineering Applications of GIS
Introduction to GIS concepts. Data acquisition and GIS database formulation. Applications of GIS to civil engineering.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 ProgramsContaining CE EN 414
Course Outcomes

Synthesis and Integration

Integrate topics from various civil engineering disciplines to solve realistic problems

Database Management

Obtain and evaluate appropriate input information from databases, handbooks, correlation, experiments and literature

Locating Geographic Data

Know where to locate, and how to prepare geographic datasets for use in a GIS

GIS Spatial Analysis

Use GIS tools for spatial analysis, understanding and design of engineering systems

Map Generation

Produce professional maps and technical reports from geographic data for use in written and oral presentations

GIS Customization

Customize, or use customized scripts to solve engineering-specific problems with GIS

Professional Communication

Compose professional documents in a clear, concise, and effective manner