B.E. Electrical Engineering:Linux System Administration

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

Typology Bachelor
Location Patiala
Duration 4 Years
  • Bachelor
  • Patiala
  • Duration:
    4 Years


Where and when

Starts Location
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Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Year: Semester I

Mathematics I
Engineering graphics
Computer Programming
Solid Mechanics
Communication Skills

First Year: Semester-II

Mathematics II
Manufacturing Process
Electrical and Electronic Science
Organizational Behavior

Second Year- Semester - I

Semiconductor Devices
Measurement Science and Techniques
Digital Electronic Circuits
Circuit Theory
Electromechanical Energy conversion
Electromagnetic Fields
Human Values, Ethics and IPR

Second Year- Semester – II

Numerical and Statistical Methods
Fluid Mechanics
Power Generation and Economics
Analog Electronic Circuits
Electrical and Electronic Measurements
Transmission and Distribution of Power
Environmental Studies

Third Year- Semester – I

Power Electronics
Asynchronous Machines
Switch gear and Protection
Optimization Techniques
Engineering Economics
Summer Training (6 Weeks after 2nd year during summer vacation)

Third Year- Semester – II

Total Quality Management
Control Systems
Synchronous Machines
Power System Analysis
Flexible AC Transmission Systems

Fourth Year- Semester – I

High Voltage Engineering
Operation and Control of Power Systems
Electric Drives
Intelligent Algorithms in Power Systems

Fourth Year- Semester – II

Project Semester
Industrial Training

Linux System Administration

Introduction, History of Unix and Linux, Choosing a Linux Distribution, Architecture and Structure of Linux, Major feature of Linux, comparison of Linux with Windows O.S, Advantages of Linux.

Installation and Hardware configuration, Creating an Installation Diskette, Booting Linux Installation Program, Partitioning Hard Drive(s), Setting up Swap Space Choosing Partitions to Format Booting with LILO, Multi-boot with Other Operating Systems, Downloading and Installing Red Hat Updates, Boot Strapping, Boot Loader, startup and shutdown, run levels.

Introduction to Kernel, Introduction to Linux Shell, Types of Shell, Feature and benefits of Shell. I/O redirection and Piping, pipes, filters, Introduction to various text editor, various Vi editing modes, scrolling, yank and paste, put and delete, set commands, Comparison of Emacs Editor, vi Editor, Pico Editor.

Introduction to Linux Files, Rules for creating files, Linux Files system, File printing, searching files using grep, change permission to set files and change owner of the files. Process, Listening with ps, killing with kill, PID, UID, GID, Signals, nice, renice.

General Administration issues, root account, Creating user in Linux, Changing password, deleting user, disabling user account, Linux Password & Shadow File Formats System Shutdown and Restart creating groups, Custom Configuration and Administration Issues, Simple commands

Introduction to devices, IDE, SCSI, USB and its interface, pin configuration of various devices, Disk Geometry, Configuration of web server, FTP and Telnet. Shell programming, network configuration.

Laboratory work: Practicing various Commands, Using various editors, Shell programming, Networking and TCP/IP on Linux, Common Network Troubleshooting on Linux, FTP and Telnet settings, Web server configuration.

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