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

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When considering the modeling of pitting corrosion , two questions are of interest

: The spatial distribution of corrosion

evolution of corrosion in time . As the maximum pit

the ...

When considering the modeling of pitting corrosion , two questions are of interest

: The spatial distribution of corrosion

**depth**at a specific point in time and theevolution of corrosion in time . As the maximum pit

**depths**are the main interest ,the ...

Page 121

It is therefore assumed here that the initial welding process has resulted in a

probability density function of defect

distribution pla ) is generally derived from measurements of defects which have

been ...

It is therefore assumed here that the initial welding process has resulted in a

probability density function of defect

**depth**which is denoted here by pla ) . Thedistribution pla ) is generally derived from measurements of defects which have

been ...

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The probability of finding nothing , given that a defect exists , is the integral over

all possible

STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY The preceding section has described the ...

The probability of finding nothing , given that a defect exists , is the integral over

all possible

**depths**of the probability of a given defect**depth**not being detected :STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY The preceding section has described the ...

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