Operating Systems: A Concept-Based Approach

Inderjeet Kaur, Sonam Gupta

ISBN: 9789389795530

INR 405


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 discusses each concept in depth and explains the same in a lucid manner. The book also covers the practical aspects of the subject, emphasizing shell programming. It also covers all the major programs discussed in 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.


  • Introduction
  • Processes
  • CPU Scheduling
  • Synchronization
  • Deadlock
  • Memory Management
  • Virtual Memory
  • I/O System
  • File Management
  • Disk Storage
  • 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 Model Question Papers



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