## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 13, Parts 1-2American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1994 - Arctic regions |

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The above expressions ignore the

initially at rest ) , and the response quantities of acceleration and displacement at

the end of the impulse halfcycle are used as

The above expressions ignore the

**initial**phasing ( assuming that the structure isinitially at rest ) , and the response quantities of acceleration and displacement at

the end of the impulse halfcycle are used as

**initial**conditions for the following ...Page 317

Equation ( 4 ) can be used to predict the fatigue life given any

Alternatively , the equation can be used to estimate the

measured fatigue lives and it is this approach that is used to calculate the ...

Equation ( 4 ) can be used to predict the fatigue life given any

**initial**defect size .Alternatively , the equation can be used to estimate the

**initial**defect size from themeasured fatigue lives and it is this approach that is used to calculate the ...

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It is evident for equation ( 13 ) that the probability density function for the crack

sizes at any number of cycles in service is the sum of the distribution representing

the portion of the

...

It is evident for equation ( 13 ) that the probability density function for the crack

sizes at any number of cycles in service is the sum of the distribution representing

the portion of the

**initial**distribution that has escaped detection , together with the...

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### Contents

OCEAN WAVES AND ENERGY | 1 |

Load Control Method and Its Realization on an OWC Wave Power Converter | 19 |

Nonlinearity in CrestTrough Statistics of Bretschneider Seas | 27 |

Copyright | |

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