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Operating System Concepts 9th Edition - Solutions by Chapter

Operating System Concepts | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9781118063330 | Authors: Abraham Silberschatz, Peter B. Galvin, Greg Gagne

Full solutions for Operating System Concepts | 9th Edition

ISBN: 9781118063330

Operating System Concepts | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9781118063330 | Authors: Abraham Silberschatz, Peter B. Galvin, Greg Gagne

Operating System Concepts | 9th Edition - Solutions by Chapter

Since problems from 20 chapters in Operating System Concepts have been answered, more than 16646 students have viewed full step-by-step answer. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters: 20. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Operating System Concepts , edition: 9. Operating System Concepts was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9781118063330. The full step-by-step solution to problem in Operating System Concepts were answered by , our top Science solution expert on 03/05/18, 08:03PM.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Barograph

    A recording barometer.

  • Continental rift

    A linear zone along which continental lithosphere stretches and pulls apart. Its creation may mark the beginning of a new ocean basin.

  • Continental rise

    The gently sloping surface at the base of the continental slope.

  • Core

    Located beneath the mantle, it is the innermost layer of Earth. The core is divided into an outer core and an inner core.

  • Elastic rebound

    The sudden release of stored strain in rocks that results in movement along a fault.

  • Energy

    The capacity to do work.

  • Equinox

    The time when the vertical rays of the Sun are striking the equator. The length of daylight and darkness is equal at all latitudes at equinox.

  • Fossil

    The remains or traces of organisms preserved from the geologic past.

  • Lake-effect snow

    Snow showers associated with a cP air mass to which moisture and heat are added from below as the air mass traverses a large and relatively warm lake (such as one of the Great Lakes), rendering the air mass humid and unstable.

  • Mercalli intensity scale

    See Modified Mercalli intensity scale.

  • Mesopause

    The boundary between the mesosphere and the thermosphere.

  • Photosphere

    The region of the Sun that radiates energy to space. The visible surface of the Sun.

  • Positive feedback mechanism

    A feedback mechanism that enhances or drives change.

  • Refracting telescope

    A telescope that employs a lens to bend and concentrate the light from distant objects.

  • Storm surge

    The abnormal rise of the sea along a shore as a result of strong winds.

  • Supergiant

    A very large star of high luminosity.

  • Terrace

    A flat, benchlike structure produced by a stream, which was left elevated as the stream cut downward.

  • Tornado watch

    A warning issued for areas of about 65,000 square kilometers (25,000 square miles), indicating that conditions are such that tornadoes may develop; it is intended to alert people to the possibility of tornadoes.

  • Vent

    The surface opening of a conduit or pipe.

  • Wavelength

    The horizontal distance separating successive crests or troughs.