## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 16, Parts 2-3American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1997 - Arctic regions |

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inspection procedure introduces a certain amount of fuzziness on the dimensions of the flaws which can be quantified in terms of a

inspection procedure introduces a certain amount of fuzziness on the dimensions of the flaws which can be quantified in terms of a

**probability**density function of the form f ( a , lā , ) where ā , denotes the measured value of the ...Page 71

Due to these uncertainties , the computed

Due to these uncertainties , the computed

**probability**of fatigue failure can not be interpreted as the expected fatigue failure frequency . However , the computed**probability**of fatigue failure can be treated as a degree of belief about ...Page 72

The same methodology can be applied in the crack detection inspection where the updated

The same methodology can be applied in the crack detection inspection where the updated

**probability**density is : fa ( a ) . Po ( a ) fA , up ( a ) = ( 10 ) Ifa ( a ) • Pp ( a ) da Target Safety Margin The target safety margin approach ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

SPECTRAL MODELLING OF WAVES | 1 |

RISK ANALYSIS | 33 |

PROBABILISTIC MODELLING OF WAVES | 99 |

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