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IK Operating Systems: A Concept-based Approach: 2016 Edition

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IK Operating Systems: A Concept-based Approach: 2016 Edition

The book describes the development of modern operating systems, explaining the evolution starting from the mainframe systems. This book deals with the subject matter in a novel, all-round manner. Since operating system is considered to be a concept-rich subject, this book focuses on each and every concept in depth and explains the same in a lucid manner. The book also covers the practical aspect of the subject, emphasizing shell programming. It has also covered all the programs majorly discussed in the lab sessions for the students. The different features of various operating systems are also explained. Linux, Windows XP and Symbian Mobile operating systems are emphasized in the case studies.

This book has been designed after reviewing the syllabi of various Indian universities and, therefore, provides a wide coverage of the subject-operating system. Each chapter begins with the learning objectives and ends with a summary containing a quick review of important concepts discussed in the chapter. Every chapter also provides a plenty of solved examples along with the conceptual material in the text for a hands-on understanding of the methods involved. Multiple choice questions, review questions and brain teasers provided at the end of each chapter will assist the teaching faculty to prepare their students for the examinations.

With its coverage and approach, this book will be extremely useful for undergraduate and postgraduate students of computer science and engineering and MCA.

Salient Features:
• Discusses different types of OSs and OS architectures and also explains how the modern operating systems have been developed
• Highlights the hardware issues necessary to understand operating system concepts
• Covers every concepts in depth and provides numerous solved examples interspersed within the text
• Provides specially designed brain teasers at the end of each chapter for the students to develop an analytical approach to problem solving
• Includes case studies of OSs, namely, Linux, Windows and Symbian Mobile OS 
• Contains hands on session for programs that will be helpful for operating system laboratories.


1. Introduction
  2. Processes
  3. CPU Scheduling
  4. Synchronization
  5. Deadlock
  6. Memory Management
  7. Virtual Memory
  8. I/O System
  9. File Management
10. Disk Storage
11. Protection & Security
     Appendix 1 Case Study of Linux and Windows XP OS
     Appendix 2 Case Study of Mobile OS
     Appendix 3 Set of Implemented Programs in C/C++ 
     Appendix 4 Previous University Question Papers
     Appendix 5 Bibliography

Audience: B. Tech students of computer science and engineering.

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Brand / Publisher IK International
Return Policy 30 Days
Book Type Reference Books
Edition 2016
ISBN 9789384588786
Author Inderjeet Kaur, Sonam Gupta
Language English
Specialization Computer Science
Subject Engineering
Pages 280
Binding Paperback


Brand Information

I. K. International Publishing House is recognized as one of the leading and most enduring names in the world of International education and professional STM publishers. They have championed developments in the industry and played an integral role in the evolution of the STM Textbooks, Monographs, edited books & Journals in Subject Areas: Life Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology, Management, Economics, Finance & Medicine for Students, Researchers and Practitioners.

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