ICT 5201: Operating System Concepts

Schedule: Tuesday 5 PM to 8 PM

Location: Room 729, ECE Building, BUET

Office Hour: Tuesday 3 PM - 4 PM


  • [15.11.16] Midterm Exam 1 will be held on 29.11.16 at 6:00 PM.

Course Synopsis

This subject introduces students to different aspects of data structures Covers the classical internal algorithms and structures of operating systems, including CPU scheduling, memory management, and device management. Considers the unifying concept of the operating system as a collection of cooperating sequential processes. Covers topics including file systems, virtual memory, disk request scheduling, concurrent processes, deadlocks, security and integrity.

Reference Book

  • Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Modern Operating System, Prenticehall, 2008


  • Midterm Exam 1: 20%
  • Midterm Exam 2: 20%
  • Assignment: 20%
  • Final Exam: 40%

Class Lectures

All the lectures will be available at learning.iict.buet.ac.bd

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