15-213 Introduction to Computer Systems (ICS): Exams

  • All exams are closed book, closed notes.
  • However, you may bring one (1) double-sided 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of notes, which can be handwritten or typed, to the midterm, and you may bring two (2) double-sided 8 1/2 x 11 sheets of notes to the final.
  • You may not use a computer at all.
  • You are not permitted to use a calculator or any other electronic aid.
  • There will be questions similar to previous exams, questions that will test your understanding of the lab material, and new types of questions.

Final Exam - 8:30am-11:30am, Mon Dec 10, 2012.

  • The Final Exam will be held in three different locations. Please go to the room based on the your Autolab Section:
    • Location 1: UC McConomy [capacity 450]: Sections A-H
    • Location 2: PH 100 [capacity 217]: Sections I-L
    • Location 3: PH 125C [capacity 35]: Section M

  • Students with accomodations with EOS for extra time should arrange for proctoring through Larry Powell's office. The 213 staff will not be proctoring any extra-time exams.

  • You are responsible for everything in Chapters 1-3 and Chapters 6-12 in your textbook. You can expect questions on topics such as, but not limited to, floating point, assembly, stacks, caches, VM address translation, process control, Unix I/O, concurrency, and synchronization.

  • To study, read each chapter three times, work the practice problems, and do problems from previous exams:

Midterm Exam - Tue Oct 16, 2012