|Module code||COS 122|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
Fundamental concepts of modern operating systems in terms of their structure and the mechanisms they use are studied in this module. After completing this module, students will have gained, as outcomes, knowledge of real time, multimedia and multiple processor systems, as these will be defined and analysed. In addition, students will have gained knowledge on modern design issues of process management, deadlock and concurrency control, memory management, input/output management, file systems and operating system security. In order to experience a hands-on approach to the knowledge students would have gained from studying the abovementioned concepts, students will have produced a number of practical implementations of these concepts using the Windows and Linux operating systems.
|Contact time||1 practical per week, 1 tutorial per week, 3 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||Separate classes for Afrikaans and English|
|Period of presentation||Semester 2|
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