## 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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Uncertainties associated with environmental loadings also play an

Uncertainties associated with environmental loadings also play an

**important**role in development of advanced format design codes for offshore platforms , e.g. Load and Resistance Factor Design ( LRFD ) , and Limit States Design ( LSD ) ...Page 21

These sensitivity factors show that Hm is the most

These sensitivity factors show that Hm is the most

**important**variable over the whole range of probabilities . The effect of uncertainties in Un and a is reflected in the sensitivity factor of Hm · While Bf is significant for low values ...Page 115

The results of several parametric studies lead to useful conclusions relating to the

The results of several parametric studies lead to useful conclusions relating to the

**importance**of reducing ... It must precede the optimisation procedure ( Smith et al . , 1988 ) , and it is an**important**task in the light of that : it ...### 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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