## 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

The

**method**can be applied to both weakly and strongly nonlinear responses . The spectrum of the strongly nonlinear response may be of narrow or arbitrary bandwidth . Especially the latter case , it always may be met in seakeeping ...Page 107

As an improvement to equivalent stochastic linearization of the drag force , an equivalent stochastic " quadratization "

As an improvement to equivalent stochastic linearization of the drag force , an equivalent stochastic " quadratization "

**method**is proposed , in which the drag force nonlinearity is replaced by an " equivalent " quadratic nonlinearity .Page 260

micro - cracks than by other

micro - cracks than by other

**methods**. 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 ...### 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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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