## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 1; Volume 8, Part 1American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1989 - Arctic regions |

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The direct use of the differential equations of motion of a distributed lumped

is then used to estimate the values of the system

.

The direct use of the differential equations of motion of a distributed lumped

**parameter**system as an identification model in the ... A least - squares algorithmis then used to estimate the values of the system

**parameters**( M ] , ( C ) , and ( K ).

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The system

particularly useful if the absolute values of ( M ) , ( C ) , and ( K ) are not as

important as ...

The system

**parameters**can be obtained by assuming a value for one of the**parameters**and identifying the others as relative system**parameters**. This isparticularly useful if the absolute values of ( M ) , ( C ) , and ( K ) are not as

important as ...

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The entire creep process ( primary , secondary and tertiary ) is described by

means of two rheological characteristics : the time

failure strain C ( the product of the minimum strain rate e and the time of failure t )

.

The entire creep process ( primary , secondary and tertiary ) is described by

means of two rheological characteristics : the time

**parameter**1 and the viscousfailure strain C ( the product of the minimum strain rate e and the time of failure t )

.

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### Contents

OFFSHORE OUTLOOK 1989 | 1 |

Trends in U S Offshore Oil and Gas Development | 11 |

OFFSHORE TECHNOLOGY NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING | 19 |

Copyright | |

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