OPERATING SYSTEMS: A PRACTICAL APPROACH, 4/e

OPERATING SYSTEMS: A PRACTICAL APPROACH, 4/e

Authors : DR. RAJIV CHOPRA

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About the Author

DR. RAJIV CHOPRA :-  
He Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science/ IT at Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology (GTBIT), GGSIPU, Delhi. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Banasthali Vidyapith University; M.Tech. (IT) from GGSIPU, Delhi; MIT from MAHE, Manipal University and B.E. (Computer Science and Engineering) from SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad. 
Dr. Chopra teaches graduate and professional courses particularly addressing the utilization of information technologies, website testing and software engineering to enhance organizational efficiency and innovation. He has a teaching experience of more than 17 years including 1 year in software industry. He has authored more than 21 books and has to his credit, several research publications in open, peer-reviewed, indexed, refereed international Journals as well as International Conferences all of which are online now. He has reviewed several books and papers too. Dr. Chopra holds a lifetime membership of ISTE, New Delhi and is a Crezone Certified Ethical Hacker (CCEH), New Delhi.
 

About the Book

 
This is a comprehensive textbook for B.E./B.Tech. students of Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology, BCA and MCA. The book discusses the concepts, principles and applications of Operating Systems in an easy-to-understand language. It also incorporates several experiments to be performed in O.S. labs.
Divided into four units, this book describes the history, evolution, functions, types and characteristics of Operating Systems. It provides a detailed account of memory management, virtual memory, processes, CPU scheduling and process synchronization. Moreover, it covers deadlocks, device management and secondary storage structure. Besides the book also explains information management, assembly language programming and protection. The text is supported by several practical examples and case studies.
 

Key Features

 
• Quick read about Semaphores
• Pedagogy includes chapter-end summary, multiple choice questions, conceptual short questions with answers and exercise questions as well as question papers of different universities
• Incorporates projects, glossary and bibliography
 

Table of Content

 
• Introduction to Operating Systems • Memory Management • Virtual Memory • Processes • CPU Scheduling • Process Synchronisation • Deadlocks • Device Management • Secondary Storage Structure • Information Management • Assembly Language Programming Overview • Protection • Symbain OS - A Case Study • UNIX—A Case Study