A catalogue of modules and programmes available from the School of Electronic and Communications Engineering.
Module Details: COMP3602
This module is not a prerequisite or corequisite for any other module.
|Code||COMP3602||The unique code for this module.|
|Name||Operating Systems||The name of this module.|
|ECTS||5||The number of credits awarded for successful completion of this module.|
|School||School of Electronic and Communications Engineering||The School responsible for this module.|
|Level||Honours Degree (NQAI level 8)||The level of programmes that normally use this module.|
|Stage||4||The programme stage at which this module is normally given.|
|Duration||13 weeks||The time that this module usually lasts.|
|Prerequisite||COMP2602||Codes of any modules that must be completed before this module can be started.|
|Corequisite||Codes of any modules that must be taken at the same time as this one.|
|Author||Martin O'Hanlon||The person who wrote the module descriptor.|
|Keywords||Operating Systems, Software||The areas that this module is related to.|
|Description||This 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.|
|Revision||15 Jun 2010||The date of last revision of this information.|
|LectureHrs||2 hours/week||The number of hours per week of lectures for this module.|
|TutorialHrs||None||The number of hours per week of tutorials for this module.|
|LabHrs||2 hours/week||The number of hours per week of practical laboratory work for this module.|
|Descriptor||COMP3602 Operating Systems May 2010.pdf (uploaded 15 Jun 2010)||Full details of the module.|
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