## 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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Page 100

Dp = E ( Pfla = 1 - En [ fxlarla ) ] = 1 - Fx " ( r ) ( 8 ) * ( x ) is the "

of extreme loading , unconditional upon the uncertainties A , that is , loading by

simulation over the basic ( 1 . e . physical ) random quantities only . The results ...

Dp = E ( Pfla = 1 - En [ fxlarla ) ] = 1 - Fx " ( r ) ( 8 ) * ( x ) is the "

**mean**" distributionof extreme loading , unconditional upon the uncertainties A , that is , loading by

simulation over the basic ( 1 . e . physical ) random quantities only . The results ...

Page 101

Clearly , the number of arrivals per year is a ( highly ) random quantity N with a (

discrete ) probability function Pv ( n ) and a certain

called the arrival rate ( discrete events ) or the

...

Clearly , the number of arrivals per year is a ( highly ) random quantity N with a (

discrete ) probability function Pv ( n ) and a certain

**mean**1 = E ( n ) , usuallycalled the arrival rate ( discrete events ) or the

**mean**upcrossing rate ( continuous...

Page 296

The evaluation of equation 13 requires that the

parent distribution be determined . It was assumed that a

collisions would occur during the life of the example structure . For a specified

lifetime ...

The evaluation of equation 13 requires that the

**mean**value of M1 / 3 for theparent distribution be determined . It was assumed that a

**mean**value of 20collisions would occur during the life of the example structure . For a specified

lifetime ...

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### Contents

OFFSHORE MECHANICS | 1 |

ICE FORCES | 11 |

Uniaxial TensionCompression Tests on Ice Preliminary Results | 37 |

Copyright | |

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