## 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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This suggests that

directionality is disregarded . 5 Conclusions 4.2 Reliability Analysis The method

of analysis is based on order statistics of the time to

each ...

This suggests that

**failure**risks can be significantly underestimated if wavedirectionality is disregarded . 5 Conclusions 4.2 Reliability Analysis The method

of analysis is based on order statistics of the time to

**failure**of the tendons . Sinceeach ...

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Model of the system of 2 plates in the intact situation and after the

Fig . 8 Sensitivity of B in relation to different variables as a function of plate

slenderness for the method of Faulkner ( eqn.20 ) The variables of each plate are

given ...

Model of the system of 2 plates in the intact situation and after the

**failure*** WidthFig . 8 Sensitivity of B in relation to different variables as a function of plate

slenderness for the method of Faulkner ( eqn.20 ) The variables of each plate are

given ...

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Typically , most oftshore structures exhibit some structural redundancy and d

sequence of localised

cause collapse or system

...

Typically , most oftshore structures exhibit some structural redundancy and d

sequence of localised

**failures**( 1.e.**failures**of members of joints ) is required tocause collapse or system

**failure**. This is illustrated in Fig.1 which represents the...

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### Contents

SPECIAL SESSION HYDRODYNAMICS | 1 |

HYDRODYNAMIC FORCES | 29 |

SECONDORDER EFFECTS | 113 |

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