Modul: introduction in operating systems

Modul no. :n/a
ECTS credits:5
Expenditure of time:54h contact time + 96h self study
Modul type:compulsory module
Duration:1 semester
Supervisor:Prof. Dr. rer. nat. J. Benra
Requirements:A successful completion of the modules Basics in Computer Science
Programming and high level language is advisable.
Objectives:The students are able to develop self-organized applications for technical usage; they are also capable to work together with software developers.

The form of the lab course with intensive and autonomous group work requires that the students deal with different communication and working styles in their groups. Accordingly, the students are able to independently apply the basics of classical project management, such as team organization, task planning and division of labor. In this way, they have trained social skills such as teamwork, criticism and communication skills. Furthermore, they have the competence to find solutions to problems and to select the right methods, to conduct research and independent acquisition of knowledge as well as to present and comprehensively document work results.
Contents:In this module the structure and concepts of operations systems are presented. The topics are: families of operating systems, administration of RAM, file management, process concept, safety and security, Input and Output and case studies.
Applicability:Compulsory module for this course of studies and an elective module for other study paths.
Teaching methods:Lecture, tutorial and laboratory
Individual courses:introduction in operating systems in semester 3
introduction in operating systems lab in semester 3