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Module Catalogue

A catalogue of modules and programmes available from the School of Electronic and Communications Engineering.

Module Details: COMP3602

This module is used in DT021.4, DT074.1, DT079.1 and DT081.3.

This module is not a prerequisite or corequisite for any other module.

CodeCOMP3602 The unique code for this module.
NameOperating SystemsThe name of this module.
ECTS5The number of credits awarded for successful completion of this module.
SchoolSchool of Electronic and Communications EngineeringThe School responsible for this module.
LevelHonours Degree (NQAI level 8)The level of programmes that normally use this module.
Stage4The programme stage at which this module is normally given.
Duration13 weeksThe time that this module usually lasts.
PrerequisiteCOMP2602Codes of any modules that must be completed before this module can be started.
CorequisiteCodes of any modules that must be taken at the same time as this one.
AuthorMartin O'HanlonThe person who wrote the module descriptor.
KeywordsOperating Systems, SoftwareThe areas that this module is related to.
DescriptionThis module examines the role of a software operating system in a computer system. The software and hardware design features required for a multi-tasking operating system are introduced, and the module explores the use of operating system functions to interact with the computer systemís hardware. The module also introduces the concepts needed to analyse and understand the interactions between separate software process in the computer system.A brief description of the module.
Revision15 Jun 2010The date of last revision of this information.
LectureHrs2 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of lectures for this module.
TutorialHrsNoneThe number of hours per week of tutorials for this module.
LabHrs2 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of practical laboratory work for this module.
DescriptorCOMP3602 Operating Systems May 2010.pdf (uploaded 15 Jun 2010)Full details of the module.

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