Industrial Engineering Quick Look

  • What is Industrial Engineering >

    What makes industrial engineering such a broad field is that its goal is to optimize processes and systems by finding ways to save time, money, energy, and materials across a range of industries. This is done by leading the implementation of business strategies, such as 5S, Lean, Supply Chain Management, and Six Sigma.

    It is often said that the goal

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  • Industrial Engineering Jobs >

    Industrial engineering can entail a wide variety of things, so it is difficult to pinpoint exactly what to expect on the job or even what is fair compensation. Here are some job profiles that will give you an idea of how varied this profession can be:

    Healthcare Management Engineer

    The healthcare industry is a very interesting and exciting area where

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  • Reasons to Consider Majoring in Industrial Engineering >

    Besides playing an important role in giving companies a competitive edge, industrial engineering can be exciting and rewarding.

    1. The Field Is Broad
    Industrial engineering is an exceptionally broad field, which means you will not be stuck doing the same thing day-in and day-out for the next 30 to 40 years. Besides being able to switch roles within an industry,

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  • Is Industrial Engineering Right For You >

    Industrial engineering is a suitable career for anyone who enjoys problem solving and finding not just any solution, but the best one. Math, science, statistics, and programming skills are heavily emphasized, so it is important to excel in these areas. Industrial engineering also suits those who like to think outside of the box and use their creativity. Initiative, leadership skills,

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Wednesday, 16 October 2013 15:55

Navigating Around The Map

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In ArcMap 10 You can explore a map in several ways. The Tools toolbar contains frequently used tools that let you navigate around the map, find features, and get information about them. The Tools toolbar contains eight buttons that provide zooming functions and allow you to define a custom view of the layer data.
In this tutorial, you will get to know some of the most useful ones:

  • Zoom In/Out
  • Pan
  • Fixed Zoom In/Out
  • Full Extent
  • Zoom to Previous/Next extent
Wednesday, 16 October 2013 15:52

Working with Map Layers

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A layer serves as a shortcut to data. It also tells ArcMap how the data should be drawn. You can store layers in a place that is accessible to everyone in your organization who needs a particular set of data; the data will be displayed the same way for each of them.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

  • change layer color
  • change layer symbol
  • change display order
  • show and hide layer


Wednesday, 16 October 2013 15:47

Saving and Opening files

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There are a couple of ways that you can save files/project so that you can re-use them later. The first option is to simply save the ArcMap document (an .mxd file.). Before saving your map, you ought to think a little about your folder structure.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to first save the map/project in .mxd file, then how to open an existing file.

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 15:37

Adding Data

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ArcMap10 can work and contain many layers of data. It can import a wide variety of GIS data types, including feature classes from a geodatabase, shapefiles, layer files, rasters (images), and CAD files, to name only a few. Often, GIS data obtained from public sources will already be in one of these formats.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to add data to a GIS project to help you start creating your own map projects.

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 11:16

Knowing the user interface

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ArcMap lets you create and interact with maps. In ArcMap, you can:

  • view, edit, and analyze your geographic data.
  • query your spatial data to find and understand relationships among geographic features.
  • symbolize your data in a wide variety of ways.
  • create charts and reports to communicate your understanding with others.
  • lay out your maps in a what-you-see-is-what-youget layout view.
  • create maps that integrate data in a wide variety of formats including shapefiles, coverages, tables, computer-aided drafting (CAD) drawings, images, grids, and triangulated irregular networks (TINs).

In this tutorial, you will get to know the user interface of ArcMap 10 and be familiar with its different window parts and functions.

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