## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 2American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2001 - Arctic regions |

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It is also important to realize that the degree of control of the engineering systems

It is also important to realize that the degree of control of the engineering systems

**achieved**by the inspections is strongly influenced by the reliability of the inspections , i.e. their ability to detect and size degradation .Page 109

... iteration results in the reliability index of B = 5.13 and the failure function of Z = 0.002 , which indicates that the design point is practically on the failure surface . Thus , convergence is

... iteration results in the reliability index of B = 5.13 and the failure function of Z = 0.002 , which indicates that the design point is practically on the failure surface . Thus , convergence is

**achieved**at the second iteration .Page 386

This will not be the case if criteria related to the riser angles are included . This can be

This will not be the case if criteria related to the riser angles are included . This can be

**achieved**by introducing a quadratic loss function based on the top and bottom angles , which is of the type : Wicur ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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