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

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( 17 ) As shown on the Figure 2 ,

more abruptly increasing left branch . This indicates higher practicability of

certain increasing safety factor k than the optimal value Qome . Probability of

fracture ...

( 17 ) As shown on the Figure 2 ,

**relative**expenses Ē have a minimum with muchmore abruptly increasing left branch . This indicates higher practicability of

certain increasing safety factor k than the optimal value Qome . Probability of

fracture ...

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Statistics of the original system are obtained from an equivalent nonlinear system

, which is constructed by replacing the Morison drag force by a polynomial

function of the

series ...

Statistics of the original system are obtained from an equivalent nonlinear system

, which is constructed by replacing the Morison drag force by a polynomial

function of the

**relative**fluid - structure velocity , up to cubic order . A Volterraseries ...

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Contrarily , non - correlation of directions can be assumed , when more detailed

information on the

systematic scanning will indicate the (

Studies ...

Contrarily , non - correlation of directions can be assumed , when more detailed

information on the

**relative**direction of elements is not available . Then ,systematic scanning will indicate the (

**relative**) directions that are governing .Studies ...

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