Chapter 1. Identifying the type of coordinate system for data using ArcMap -- Using vector datasets , Identifying the type of coordinate system for data using ArcMap -- Chapter 2. Identifying the correct geographic coordinate system -- Example of datum offset between NAD 1927 and NAD 1983 datums in a GCS , Example in which data with the unknown coordinate system is in a GCS, and reference data is in a projected coordinate system , Other issues to consider -- Chapter 3. Identifying the projected coordinate system -- State plane coordinate system , Universal transverse Mercator (UTM) coordinate system , Testing to identify the projected coordinate system for data , If state plane options do not align the data, test for UTM , Other projected coordinate system options -- Chapter 4. Applying nonstandard units -- When standard coordinate systems don't work , Customizing the state plane coordinate system with units of inches , Comparing units of international feet with US survey feet , Saving the custom projection file to disk for future use , Defining the projection using the custom projection file -- Chapter 5. Aligning CAD data -- Modifying a standard coordinate system , Working with CAD files in ArcMap , Procedures to address misaligned CAD data , Saving the custom projection file to disk -- Chapter 6. Aligning rotated CAD data -- Adjusting for the azimuth or rotation parameters , Using other custom coordinate system options -- Chapter 7. Analyzing geographic (datum) transformations and why we need them -- What are geographic transformations? , Geographic transformation methods , Creating and saving a custom geographic transformation in ArcToolbox -- Chapter 8. Applying geographic transformations -- Applying composite geographic transformations in ArcGIS 10.1 for desktop , Applying composite geographic transformations in the ArcMap data frame , Applying geographic transformations in the project tool in ArcToolbox -- Chapter 9. What map projection should I use for my project? -- Geographic coordinate sytems , Projected coordinate systems , Deciding on the projection file in ArcMap , Appropriate use of web Mercator projection -- Chapter 10. Defining projections and their parameters, adding x, y data, analyzing the shape of buffers -- Coordinate system definitions provided with ArcGIS for desktop , Coordinate system parameters , What is a geographic coordinate system? , What is a projected coordinate system? , What is a local coordinate system? , Adding x, y data to ArcMap and converting to features in a shapefile or geodatabase feature class , Why buffers displayed in ArcMap are not round -- Appendix A Knowledge base articles -- Appendix B Default installation paths -- Appendix C Default user profile paths Source.