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Module Detailed Information for [CS2106]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 1
Correct as at 30 Sep 2017 13:30

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Module Information
Module Code :
CS2106 IVLE
Module Title : Introduction to Operating Systems
Module Description : This module introduces the basic concepts in operating systems and links it with contemporary operating systems (eg. Unix/Linux and Windows). It focuses on OS structuring and architecture, processes, memory management, concurrency and file systems. Topics include kernel architecture, system calls, interrupts, models of processes, process abstraction and services, scheduling, review of physical memory and memory management hardware, kernel memory management, virtual memory and paging, caches, working set, deadlock, mutual exclusion, synchronisation mechanisms, data and metadata in file systems, directories and structure, file system abstraction and operations, OS protection mechanisms, and user authentication.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 02-12-2017 PM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : CS2100 or EE2007 or EE2024
Preclusion : CG2271 or EE4214. CEG students are not allowed to take this module.
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-1-1-0-6
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKFRIDAY12001400LT15,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
1 LABORATORYEVERY WEEKMONDAY10001100COM1-B113,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
10 LABORATORYEVERY WEEKMONDAY14001500COM1-B113,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
2 LABORATORYEVERY WEEKMONDAY11001200COM1-B113,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
3 LABORATORYEVERY WEEKMONDAY12001300COM1-B113,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
4 LABORATORYEVERY WEEKMONDAY13001400COM1-B113,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
5 LABORATORYEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY10001100COM1-B113,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
6 LABORATORYEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY11001200COM1-B113,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
7 LABORATORYEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY12001300COM1-B113,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
8 LABORATORYEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY13001400COM1-B113,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
1 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY12001300COM1-0217,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
10 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKFRIDAY14001500COM1-0113,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
2 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY15001600COM1-0209,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
3 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY14001500COM1-0217,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
4 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY15001600COM1-0217,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
5 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKFRIDAY15001600COM1-0113,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
6 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKFRIDAY16001700COM1-0113,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
8 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKFRIDAY10001100COM1-0113,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
9 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKFRIDAY11001200COM1-0113,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].





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