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. (Exception: You may bring two (2) double-sided sheets for 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, Fri Dec 16, 2011. (model solution)

  • 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-G
    • Location 2: PH 100 [capacity 217]: Sections H-K
    • Location 3: PH 125C [capacity 35]: Sections L-M

  • Students with accomodations with EOS for extra time should arrange for proctoring through Larry Powell's office.

  • 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 18, 2011 (model solution)