## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 4; Volume 8, Part 4American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1989 - Arctic regions |

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Indeed , it would be sensible to define Xd directly as a percentile of the load

drawback that a cannot be " optimal " for all possible types of load

Indeed , it would be sensible to define Xd directly as a percentile of the load

**distribution**; in the absence of statistical , model and resistance ... The obviousdrawback that a cannot be " optimal " for all possible types of load

**distributions**.Page 117

Natural foundation soils are much more complex and this simple

depth would not be a sufficient description of ... The tip resistance increases with

increasing stress level but at any particular depth is not normally

Natural foundation soils are much more complex and this simple

**distribution**withdepth would not be a sufficient description of ... The tip resistance increases with

increasing stress level but at any particular depth is not normally

**distributed**.Page 132

DISCUSSION CONCLUSION The motivation to explore the strength

in clays came from a desire to begin exploring a limit states design approach to

foundation engineering , in recognition of the advocacy of this general

philosophy ...

DISCUSSION CONCLUSION The motivation to explore the strength

**distribution**in clays came from a desire to begin exploring a limit states design approach to

foundation engineering , in recognition of the advocacy of this general

philosophy ...

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### Contents

OFFSHORE MECHANICS | 1 |

ICE FORCES | 11 |

MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY | 24 |

Copyright | |

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