## 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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Great enhancement of the

Great enhancement of the

**procedure**accuracy can be attained when the results of several past inspections are available . In those instances the time lapses for crack growth rates are known by evidence and provide a calibration to ...Page 121

The rectangular pontoons of the Hutton TLP are also assumed for TLP - B .

The rectangular pontoons of the Hutton TLP are also assumed for TLP - B .

**procedure**- l : following the pre - defined failure paths**procedure**- 2 : probabilistic searching Fig.1 TLP Models ( Lee and Faulkner , 1989 ) Table 4 Case Study ...Page 164

We found that this

We found that this

**procedure**eliminates almost all in data collection . We compute the average of the remaining six values . We collect 18 such averages , each representing a 100 second pressure average . These eighteen values averaged ...### 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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