Operating Systems

Последна измена: November 28, 2022
1. Course Title Operating Systems
2. Code 4ФЕИТ07З013
3. Study program КТИ,КХИЕ
4. Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
5. Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
6. Academic year/semester III/5 7. Number of ECTS credits 6
8. Lecturer D-r Marija Kalendar
9. Course Prerequisites Passed: Programming and Аlgorithms, Data Structures and Programming
10. Course Goals (acquired competencies): Introduction to Operating system concepts, processes, threads, process synchronization, memory management, file systems, I/O device drivers.
Upon completion, students will have the competences to: have in depth knowledge of the design elements of an operating system; work with commands and scripts in the command line of an OS; have knowledge and work with processes, threads, inter process/threads communication (IPC) through signals, semaphores, monitors, messaging and shared memory; have knowledge and work with the elements of memory management in the OS; have knowledge and work with file systems in the OS; have knowledge and work with device management in the OS and knowledge of the concept of writing device drivers.
11. Course Syllabus: Organization of computer systems. OS concepts. Development of operating systems. Elements of the OS. OS architecture. OS cores. Micro-core architecture. Virtualization and types of virtual machines. Introduction to processes. Processes in the OS. Creating and managing processes. Threads. Thread management. Deployment of processes in single-core and multi-core systems. Inter-process communication and process synchronization. Semaphores. Mutexes. Monitors. File systems in the OS. Memory management. Virtual memory. Input-output devices. Modules and drivers.
12. Learning methods: Lectures, auditory and laboratory exercises
13. Total number of course hours 2 + 2 + 1 + 0
14. Distribution of course hours 180
15. Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 30
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 45
16. Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 0
16.2. Individual tasks 25
16.3. Homework and self-learning 80
17. Grading 17.1. Exams 0
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 0
17.3. Activity and participation 10
17.4. Final exam 90
18. Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points 5 (five) (F)
from 51to 60 points 6 (six) (E)
from 61to 70 points 7 (seven) (D)
from 71to 80 points 8 (eight) (C)
from 81to 90 points 9 (nine) (B)
from 91to 100 points 10 (ten) (A)
19. Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Laboratory exercises
20. Forms of assessment Practical part: Two partial exams during the semester (90 min each) or one exam in scheduled exam sessions (120 min) with given exercises
Theoretical part: Test questions and short problems (70 min)
The use of books, scripts, manuscripts or notes is partially allowed during the exam, but the use of calculators, mobile phones, tablets or any other electronic devices is not allowed.
21. Language Macedonian and English
22. Method of monitoring of teaching quality Internal evaluation and surveys
23. Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Modern Operating Systems, 4 Ed Pearson 2014
2 Silberschatz A., Galvin P.B., Gagne G. Operating systems concepts. 10th Ed. Wiley 2021
3 William Stallings Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles, 9/e Pearson 2017
23.2. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Albert WoodHull Operating systems design and implementation, 3 Ed. Pearson 2006