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

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These expressions for the knock - down factor are a little more pessimistic than that resulting from the mathematical solution of an initially imperfect

These expressions for the knock - down factor are a little more pessimistic than that resulting from the mathematical solution of an initially imperfect

**cylinder**and they are regarded as approximately a 95 % confidence lower bound for ...Page 211

Von Sanden and Gunther carried out the first complete analysis for elastic deformations of perfect uniformly framed

Von Sanden and Gunther carried out the first complete analysis for elastic deformations of perfect uniformly framed

**cylinders**( 16 ) . But slightly more accurate formulae have been derived by Wilson ( 17 ) from which relatively simple ...Page 213

The assumption of unstiffened shell behaviour for modelling stringer stiffened shell , while it may hold for broad panelled

The assumption of unstiffened shell behaviour for modelling stringer stiffened shell , while it may hold for broad panelled

**cylinder**, is surely conservative while modelling narrow panelled**cylinder**. This was reflected in large COVs in ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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