## 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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( a ) bers ; Bc = reliability index of the intact system with respect to collapse ; Pwm

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the intact system . Redundancy factors with respect to any first - member - failure

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( a ) bers ; Bc = reliability index of the intact system with respect to collapse ; Pwm

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**probability of failure**of the weakest member ; and Pc = probability of collapse ofthe intact system . Redundancy factors with respect to any first - member - failure

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However , discarded failure modes will have negligible total probability if the

selection criterion is not too strict . ... Denoting by r the failure function obtained

for mode i after formation of the k'th hinge , the system

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However , discarded failure modes will have negligible total probability if the

selection criterion is not too strict . ... Denoting by r the failure function obtained

for mode i after formation of the k'th hinge , the system

**probability of failure**can be...

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The reliability index of a simple plate element is 3.131 corresponding to a

expect . 4. RELIABILITY OF PLATE SYSTEMS UNDER UNIAXIAL LOAD In

general there is a ...

The reliability index of a simple plate element is 3.131 corresponding to a

**probability of failure**of 8.72E - 4 , which is in the typical range that one mayexpect . 4. RELIABILITY OF PLATE SYSTEMS UNDER UNIAXIAL LOAD In

general there is a ...

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### Contents

SPECIAL SESSION HYDRODYNAMICS | 1 |

HYDRODYNAMIC FORCES | 29 |

SECONDORDER EFFECTS | 113 |

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