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Solutions for Chapter 15: Security

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

Solutions for Chapter 15: Security

This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Operating System Concepts , edition: 9. Since 15 problems in chapter 15: Security have been answered, more than 11085 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Chapter 15: Security includes 15 full step-by-step solutions. Operating System Concepts was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9781118063330.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Absolute humidity

    The weight of water vapor in a given volume of air (usually expressed in GRAMS/M3).

  • Bar

    Common term for sand and gravel deposits in a stream channel.

  • Cirque

    An amphitheater-shaped basin at the head of a glaciated valley produced by frost wedging and plucking.

  • Clastic rock

    A sedimentary rock made of broken fragments of preexisting rock.

  • Estuary

    A partially enclosed coastal water body that is connected to the ocean. Salinity here is measurably reduced by the freshwater flow of rivers

  • Frontal fog

    Fog formed when rain evaporates as it falls through a layer of cool air.

  • Galactic cluster

    Groups of gravitationally bound galaxies that sometimes contain thousands of galaxies.

  • Immature soil

    A soil lacking horizons.

  • Light-year

    The distance light travels in a year; about 6 trillion miles.

  • Mohs scale

    A series of 10 minerals used as a standard in determining hardness.

  • Ore

    Usually a useful metallic mineral that can be mined at a profit. The term is also applied to certain nonmetallic minerals such as fluorite and sulfur.

  • Overrunning

    Warm air gliding up a retreating cold air mass.

  • Placer

    Deposit formed when heavy minerals are mechanically concentrated by currents, most commonly streams and waves. Placers are sources of gold, tin, platinum, diamonds, and other valuable minerals.

  • Ray (lunar)

    Any of a system of bright elongated streaks, sometimes associated with a crater on the Moon.

  • Rock cycle

    A model that illustrates the origin of the three basic rock types and the interrelatedness of Earth materials and processes.

  • Stratovolcano

    See Composite cone.

  • Subsoil

    A term applied to the B horizon of a soil profile.

  • Tectonics

    The study of the large-scale processes that collectively deform Earth’s crust.

  • Volcanic neck

    An isolated, steep-sided, erosional remnant consisting of lava that once occupied the vent of a volcano.

  • Wavelength

    The horizontal distance separating successive crests or troughs.

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