## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 9, Part 5American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1990 - Arctic regions |

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5 . of Application Reliability Pipeline Girth Welds Theory to where nįs the total number of basic

5 . of Application Reliability Pipeline Girth Welds Theory to where nįs the total number of basic

**variables**. In fact , « can be interpreted as the fraction of the total uncertainty which is caused by uncertainties in the basic**variable**...Page 52

i.e. X , * Xki *** or Yi ( 16 ) Hi a It is generally recommended that the

i.e. X , * Xki *** or Yi ( 16 ) Hi a It is generally recommended that the

**variables**X with small sensitivity coefficients should be represented by their mean values ( e.g. pipe dimensions , material properties ) and those with large ...Page 131

Response simulation Parameterization of response The pipeline response sensitivity to a variation in each of the basic random

Response simulation Parameterization of response The pipeline response sensitivity to a variation in each of the basic random

**variables**is found by varying one parameter at a time while holding all others fixed at the base case value .### What people are saying - Write a review

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addition analysis applied approach assessment assumed bending calculations caused considered CONTINUE corrosion crack damage deformation depth described diameter direction displacement distribution effect energy Engineering ensemble equations factors failure field Figure flow force fracture function given hole included increase initial installation internal layer length limit load material maximum measured mechanical method mode movement obtained occurred Offshore operation parameters pipe pipeline plastic plate platform position predicted presented pressure probability problem procedure properties radial range ratio reduced relative reliability resistance response safety scaling scour seabed shown shows simulated soil solution span stability steel strain strength stress structure subsea surface Table term thickness toughness tracers tube uncertainty values valve variables wall wave weight weld