## 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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The failure probability of a tether system with k

The failure probability of a tether system with k

**components**can thus be calculated by example , we assume that the bending ... 1 - ( 1 - 0 ( -81 ) ) * ( 8 ) If B , is relatively large , i.e.**component**failure probability P1 is small ...Page 118

Bsys It is well recognised that the post - ultimate behaviour of any failed

Bsys It is well recognised that the post - ultimate behaviour of any failed

**component**can greatly influence the load redistribution of surving**components**and the structural stiffness . It also affects the residual strength of a ...Page 260

It would bring about the generation of new defects , that welding method is employed to repair the cracked

It would bring about the generation of new defects , that welding method is employed to repair the cracked

**component**. both of damage states may be characterized by P.F of crack initiated life , because it is always after some stress ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

OFFSHORE TECHNOLOGY PART | 33 |

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

RELIABILITYBASED DESIGN AND INSPECTION | 55 |

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analysis applied approach approximately assessment assumed average basic calculated coefficient component computed considered constant corresponding cost crack growth curve cycles damage defect density depends depth derived described determined developed deviation distribution drag effects Engineering equation equivalent estimated evaluated example expected extreme factor failure failure probability fatigue Figure force fracture frequency function geometry given important included increase indicated initial inspection integration joints limit linear load Lognormal material maximum mean measured mechanics method normal obtained offshore structures operation parameters performed period platform predicted present pressure probabilistic probability procedure random variable range ratio reference relative reliability represent requirements respectively response risk safety sensitivity shown shows significant simulation standard statistical storm strength stress structure surface Table tension tether tubular uncertainty variables variation wave wave height weld