13E113OS2 - Operating Systems 2

Course specification
Course title Operating Systems 2
Acronym 13E113OS2
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Computer Engineering and Informatics
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status elective
Condition Operating Systems 1
The goal Introduce students to a broader set of concepts and principles of the construction of operating systems. Provide the advanced knowledge of concepts, algorithms, principles, problems and solutions related to operating systems in general. Introduce students to the principles of construction of concrete popular operating systems.
The outcome Knowledge of the general principles of operation, design and implementation of operating systems in general. Knowledge of advanced concepts and algorithms. Knowledge of some parts and concrete solutions from popular operating system for general use.
Contents of lectures Process scheduling (algorithms). Synchronization and inter-process communication (advanced concepts). Shared resources managment (problems and solutions, including deadlock). Virtual memory (advanced concepts and problems). Disk Management. Architecture of an operating system and virtual machine. An operating system example - Linux, Windows, Androoid.
Contents of exercises Same as for the theoretical lessons. Examples of specific operating systems Windows and Linux.
  1. Silberschatz, A., Galvin, P. B., Gagne, G., "Operating System Concepts," 7th ed., John Wiley and Sons, 2005
  2. B. Djordjevic, Pleskonjić D., Macek N., "Operating Systems", Micro Book, 2005.
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
2 2 1
Methods of teaching Lectures, demonstrations, exercises, projects.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 30
Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
Projects 30
Colloquia 40