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

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Both sets of results are normalised by the

Both sets of results are normalised by the

**respective**value of monopod A. The design and fabrication cost curve is seen to be ... The return period of failure for minimum expected cost is found to be 86 and 117 years**respectively**.Page 177

i = 1 k = 1

i = 1 k = 1

**respectively**. Aw = wi + 1 - wi , A0 = 0x + 1 - Ok . The assumption of an equidistant discretization is adopted for simplicity and is not essential . The formulas can easily be modified to cover the situation of ...Page 445

... and collapse moment of the hull ; o , is the yielding stress ; M , and Mw are the stillwater and wave - induced moments ; Xu , Xs and Xw represent the model errors in predicting the collapse moment , SWBM and VBWM

... and collapse moment of the hull ; o , is the yielding stress ; M , and Mw are the stillwater and wave - induced moments ; Xu , Xs and Xw represent the model errors in predicting the collapse moment , SWBM and VBWM

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