## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volumes 1-2American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1991 - Arctic regions |

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systems with

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**Cracked**plate and oxy reference on Reliability studies the performance ofsystems with

**cracks**generally focus on estimating ... It is usually assumed that ( i )**cracks**do not interact ; ( ii ) fracture occurs in mode I ; ( iii )**crack**growth rate canbe ...

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Failure is usually defined as the event corresponding to a

a specified critical value and the failure costs are calculated by multiplying the

consequence costs of this failure by the lifetime failure probability of the structure

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Failure is usually defined as the event corresponding to a

**crack**growing beyonda specified critical value and the failure costs are calculated by multiplying the

consequence costs of this failure by the lifetime failure probability of the structure

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where f ( a ) is the estimated

Po is the probability of

where f ( a ) is the estimated

**crack**size distribution at the time of inspection , andPo is the probability of

**crack**detection , defined as where the smallest detectable**crack**size adı at the time of inspection is modelled as a stochastic variable ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

CONTENTS | 131 |

High Frequency Hydrodynamic Damping of a TLP | 147 |

A Comparison of Results | 153 |

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