Basic Principles of an Operating System

Dr. Priyanka Rathee

SKU: 9789388511001


ISBN: 9789388511711
eISBN: 9789388511001
Authors: Dr. Priyanka Rathee
Rights: Worldwide
Publishing Date: October 2019
Pages: 329
Book Type: Paperback
An operating system is an essential component of computers, laptops, smartphones and any other devices that manages the computer hardware. This book is a complete textbook that includes theory, implementation, case studies, a lot of review questions, questions from GATE and some smart tips. Many examples and diagrams are given in the book to explain the concepts. It will help increase the readability and understand the concepts.The book is divided into 11 chapters. It describe the basics of an operating system, how it manages the computer hardware, Application Programming interface, compiling, linking, and loading. It talks about how communication takes place between two processes, the different methods of communication, the synchronization between two processes, and modern tools of synchronization. It covers deadlock and various methods to handle deadlock.It also describes the memory and virtual memory organization and management, file system organization and implementation, secondary storage structure, protection and security.

A basic guide to learn Design and Programming of operating system in depth

Key Features
  • Easy to read and understand
  • Covers the topic in-depth
  • Good explanation of concepts with relevant diagrams and examples
  • Contains a lot of review questions to understand the concepts
  • Clarification of concepts using case studies
  • The book will help to achieve a high confidence level and thus ensure high performance of the reader
What will you learn
  • The proposed book will be very simple to read, understand and provide sound knowledge of basic concepts. It is going to be a complete book that includes theory, implementation, case studies, a lot of review questions, questions from GATE and some smart tips.
Who this book is for
  1. Introduction and Structure of an Operating System
  2. Operating System Services
  3. Process Management
  4. Inter-Process Communication and Process Synchronization
  5. Deadlock
  6. Memory Organization and Management
  7. Virtual Memory Organization
  8. File System Organization and Implementation
  9. Secondary Storage Structure
  10. Protection and Security
  11. Case Study
Dr. Priyanka currently works as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, National Institute of Technology Hamirpur (H.P). In the past, she has worked at the University of Delhi. She received her Ph.D. degree in 2018, M.Tech. degree (Computer Engineering) in 2011, and B.Tech. degree (Honors) in Computer Science and Engineering in 2008. She has published many research papers and book chapters in reputed national and international journals and conferences, including papers in IEEE Xplore, and SCI paper in wireless personal communication. She received two best paper and presentation awards in international conferences. Currently, she is serving as a Chairperson at IEEE Young Professional Delhi Section.

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