## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 9, Part 2American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1990 - Arctic regions |

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**TABLE**4 VARIABLE BIASES AND COVs**Table**6 Variable Londs Bias 1.0 QOY 0.08 COMPARISON OF RP2A AND LRFD SAFETY FACTORS UNDER INDEPENDENT LOAD ACTIONS Dead • Live 1.0 0.14 Component Load . Short Dead Column Live Environ .Page 63

**Table**3 : Importance factors ( for B = 4.26 ) ( 14 ) POSTRESP , Postprocessor for Global Response Statistics . User's Manual . Veritas Sesam Systems A.S , August 1987 . Parameter Maximum tension Minimum tension 4.7 ( 15 ) Hart , D.K .Page 78

RESULTS The results from the numerical analysis, Madsen(1988), Soren- sen(1988), are shown In

RESULTS The results from the numerical analysis, Madsen(1988), Soren- sen(1988), are shown In

**Tables**3 -5. The cost optimum design for the TLP is thus two Inspections and 30 mm of tether thickness, see**Table**3, since for three ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

Investigation of the Ergodicity Assumption for Sea States in the Reliability Assessment of Offshore | 1 |

OFFSHORE TECHNOLOGY PART | 33 |

Extreme Forces on Large AxiSymmetric Offshore Structures in Directional Seas | 49 |

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