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Operating Systems

Module name (EN): Operating Systems
Degree programme: Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: KIB-BS
SAP-Submodule-No.: P222-0007
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2P (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 90 min.

[updated 19.02.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
DFIW-BS (P610-0191) Computer Science and Web Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 4, mandatory course
KIB-BS (P222-0007) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 4, mandatory course
PIB-BS (P221-0013) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 4, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
KIB-SYSE Systems Engineering

[updated 06.02.2020]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Steffen Knapp
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Steffen Knapp

[updated 27.09.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be familiar with the typical structure and principles of operating systems and alternatives in development. In addition, they will also understand the maintenance strategies of the respective resources and the mechanisms of scheduling and process synchronization. They will be able to apply the contexts they have learned to other operating systems and environments.

[updated 01.07.2021]
Module content:
Introduction, Operating system concepts
Memory management, paging
Process management, competing processes

[updated 01.07.2021]
Teaching methods/Media:
Combination of lecture and practical course/tutorial/exercises
Lecture slides, exercises, sample solutions

[updated 01.07.2021]
Recommended or required reading:
J. Nehmer, P. Sturm: Systemsoftware-Grundlagen moderner Betriebssysteme, Punkt 2001
A. Tanenbaum, H. Bos: Moderne Betriebssysteme, Pearson Studium 2016
W. Stallings: Operating Systems, Prentice Hall, 2014
A. Silberschatz et al.: Operating System Concepts, Wiley, 2008

[updated 01.07.2021]
Module offered in:
SS 2022, SS 2021, SS 2020, SS 2019
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