13S112OS1 - Operating Systems 1

Course specification
Course title Operating Systems 1
Acronym 13S112OS1
Study programme Software Engineering
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status mandatory
Condition Object-Oriented Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures, Fundamentals of Computer Engineering 2
The goal To introduce students to the purpose and functions of operating systems, as well as the basic principles of operation, design and implementation of operating systems.
The outcome Obtain the fundamental knowledge of the concepts, algorithms, principles, problems, and solutions related to operating systems in general, regardless of any particular operating system. To enable students to understand and use existing systems as well as to independently design and implement their own specialized systems.
URL to the subject page
URL to lectures
Contents of lectures Introduction to operating systems: Basic concepts, Classes of computer and operating systems. Memory management: addressing, Memory organization and allocation, Memory sharing. Process management: Processes and threads, Implementation of proceses and threads, Process scheduling, Process synchronization. I/O subsystem: Interface, Implementation. File system: Interface, Implementation.
Contents of exercises Same as for the theoretical lessons.
  1. Dragan Milićev, "Fundamentals of Operating Systems", Mikro knjiga, 2020
  2. Silberschatz, A., Galvin, P. B., Gagne, G., "Operating System Concepts," 7th ed., John Wiley and Sons, 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, project.
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