Operating Systems

Објавено: October 23, 2019
  1.    Course Title Operating Systems
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ07З022
  3.    Study program KHIE, KTI
  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 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Marija Kalendar
  9.    Course Prerequisites Passed: Data structures and programming, Programming and algorithms

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Getting to know the concepts of operating systems, processes, process synchronization, memory management, drivers for I/O devices. After finishing this course the student will be able to work with operating systems and will have a basic knowledge of drivers.

11.    Course Syllabus: Organisation of computer systems. OS concepts. OS development. OS elements. OS architectures. OS cores. Microkernel architecture. Virtualization and types of virtual machines. Introduction to processes. Processes in OS. Creating and managing processes. Threads. Managing threads. Process scheduling on one-core and multi-core systems. Interprocess communication and synchronization of processes. Semaphores. Mutex. Monitors. File systems in OS. Memory management. Virtual memory. I/O devices. Modules and drivers.

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures, exercises 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 25
16.2. Individual tasks 20
16.3. Homework and self-learning 60
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 10
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 10
17.3. Activity and participation 0
17.4. Final exam 80
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 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 and
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, Herbert Bos Modern Operating Systems, 4th Ed. Pearson 2014
2 Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Albert WoodHull Operating systems design and implementation, 3 Ed. Pearson 2006
3 Silberschatz A., Galvin P.B., Gagne  G. Operating systems concepts. 9th Ed. Wiley 2012