Below is the syllabus for Operating Systems:-
Introduction: Introduction to OS. Operating system functions, Different types of O.S.: batch process, multi-programmed, time-sharing, real-time, distributed, parallel.
System Structure: Computer system operation, I/O structure, storage structure, storage hierarchy, different types of protections, operating system structure (simple, layered, virtual machine), O/S services, system calls.
CPU scheduling: scheduling criteria, preemptive & non-preemptive scheduling, scheduling algorithms, algorithm evaluation, multi-processor scheduling.
Threads: overview, benefits of threads, user and kernel threads.
Process Management: Concept of processes, process states, process control, co-operating processes, inter-process communication.
Process Synchronization: background, critical section problem, critical region, synchronization hardware, Classical problems of synchronization, semaphores.
Deadlocks: Concept of deadlock, deadlock characterization, deadlock prevention, deadlock avoidance, deadlock detection, recovery from deadlock.
Memory Management: background, logical vs. physical address space, contiguous memory allocation, paging, segmentation, segmentation with paging. Concept of fragmentation.
Virtual Memory: background, demand paging, the concept of page replacement, page replacement algorithms, allocation of frames, thrashing.
File Systems: file concept, file organization, and access methods, allocation methods, directory structure, free- space management
I/O Management: I/O hardware, polling, interrupts, DMA, kernel I/O subsystem (scheduling, buffering, caching, spooling, and device reservation)
Disk Management: disk structure, disk scheduling (FCFS, SSTF, SCAN, C-SCAN) , disk reliability, disk Performance parameters
Protection & Security:
Goals of protection and security, security attacks, authentication, program threats, system threats, threat monitoring.
Case studies: UNIX file system, Windows file system
- Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles, William Stallings, Pearson
- Naresh Chauhan, Principles of Operating Systems, Oxford University Press,2014
- Operating System Concepts”, Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Baer Galvin, and Greg Gagne, Wiley
- Operating systems: a concept based approach”, Dhananjay M. Dhamdhere, McGraw Hill.
- Operating Systems Design and Implementation”,(Prentice-Hall Software Series) Andrew S Tanenbaum and Albert S Woodhull
- Taub & Schilling, Principles of Communication Systems,
- Mithal G K, Radio Engineering, Khanna
- Sirnon Haykin, Communication Systems, John Wiley
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