Course Detail:


Operating System

3 Credit Hour Course

Intended For Level 3 Term 2 Students


Operating System: its role in computer systems; Operating system concepts; Operating system structure; Process: process model and implementation, Inter-Process Communication (IPC), classical IPC problems, process scheduling, multiprocessing and time-sharing; Memory management: swapping, paging, segmentation, virtual memory; Input/Output: hardware, software, disk, terminals, clocks; Deadlock: resource allocation and deadlock, deadlock detection, prevention and recovery; File Systems: files, directories, security, protection; Case study of some operating systems.