Basics of Operating Systems
|Structure Type:||Study unit|
|Level:||Bachelor of Engineering|
|Year of Study:||2 (2021-2022)|
|Responsible Teacher:||Mäkinen, Seppo|
|Language of Instruction:||English|
Courses During the Academic Year 2021-2022
|3002||IT2020-2, IT2020-2A, IT2020-2B, IT2020-2C, IT2020-2D||2021-08-23 – 2021-12-19||Johan Dams||English||2021-08-01 – 2021-09-06|
The student will learn the concepts and structures of modern operating systems, and will be able to use them fluently and diversely.
81 h, containing 42 h of scheduled contact studies.
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.
Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses
Introduction to Technical Studies, Introduction to Programming.
CPU-scheduling, processes and their controlling, threads, I/O, how to handle files and folders, interruptions, how to handle memory.
Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools
Course material in Moodle. Applied Operating System Concepts, Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Galvin, Greg Gagne, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Operating System Concepts, Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Galvin, Greg Gagne, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Andrew S. Tanenbaum & Albert S. Woodhull, Operating Systems design and implementation. Prentice Hall, May 2003.
Modern Operating Systems, Andrew Tanenbaum, Prentice Hall.
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Grade 5: The student understands most (around 90 %) of the course concepts and is capable of developing applications with advanced features.
Grade 3: The student understands a considerable portion (around 60 %) of the course concepts and is capable of developing applications with moderate number of functions.
Grade 1: The student understands basic (around 40 %) course concepts and is capable of developing a simple application.
Assignments 20 %, project work 20 % and an examination 60 %.