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

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This can be explained by the fact that

distribution ( i . e . relatively large initial

considered in this example is a surface

...

This can be explained by the fact that

**cracks**from the tail end of the initial defectdistribution ( i . e . relatively large initial

**cracks**) ... The defect geometry that isconsidered in this example is a surface

**crack**that grows first in the direction of the...

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The statistical distribution of time to

detection are updated at each time of inspection and used to derive better

estimates of reliability and of the number of repaired elements as a function of

time ...

The statistical distribution of time to

**crack**initiation ,**crack**propagation and**crack**detection are updated at each time of inspection and used to derive better

estimates of reliability and of the number of repaired elements as a function of

time ...

Page 438

The third possible application is fixing the time interval between inspections , N ;

+ 1 = N , and the minimum level of the reliability Rmin , the calculated limit for the

detectable

The third possible application is fixing the time interval between inspections , N ;

+ 1 = N , and the minimum level of the reliability Rmin , the calculated limit for the

detectable

**crack**size is : adj + 1 = 83 ( R , A ) , if { [ R2Rin ] ( a = ar ] ( 24 ) where ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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