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Solutions for Chapter 20: Influential Operating Systems

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 20: Influential Operating Systems

Since 6 problems in chapter 20: Influential Operating Systems have been answered, more than 10448 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. Chapter 20: Influential Operating Systems includes 6 full step-by-step solutions. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. 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.

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    Plate boundaries that generate continental volcanic arcs.

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    A hard, metamorphic form of coal that burns clean and hot.

  • Body waves

    Seismic waves that travel through Earth’s interior.

  • Circle of illumination

    The great circle that separates daylight from darkness.

  • Coma

    The fuzzy, gaseous component of a comet’s head.

  • Equatorial low

    A belt of low pressure lying near the equator and between the subtropical highs.

  • Fault scarp

    A cliff created by movement along a fault. It represents the exposed surface of the fault prior to modification by weathering and erosion.

  • Fault-block mountain

    A mountain formed by the displacement of rock along a fault.

  • Food chain

    A succession of organisms in an ecological community through which food energy is transferred from producers through herbivores and on to one or more carnivores.

  • Gradient

    The slope of a stream; generally measured in feet per mile.

  • Horst

    An elongated, uplifted block of crust bounded by faults.

  • Law of conservation of angular momentum

    The product of the velocity of an object around a center of rotation (axis), and the distance squared of the object from the axis is constant.

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    Igneous rocks with a low silica content and a high iron–magnesium content.

  • Nearshore zone

    The zone of beach that extends from the low-tide shoreline seaward to where waves break at low tide.

  • Proterozoic eon

    The eon following the Archean and preceding the Phanerozoic. It extends between about 2,500 million (2.5 billion) and 540 million years ago.

  • Refraction

    The process by which the portion of a wave in shallow water slows, causing the wave to bend and tend to align itself with the underwater contours.

  • Revolution

    The motion of one body about another, as Earth about the Sun.

  • Suspended load

    The fine sediment carried within the body of flowing water.

  • Temporary (local) base level

    The level of a lake, resistant rock layer, or any other base level that stands above sea level.

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