## 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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1 < 1 ( 40 ) 2 Oy 1-699,2 DEB where Ox = axial stress in the tether ( positive as

1 < 1 ( 40 ) 2 Oy 1-699,2 DEB where Ox = axial stress in the tether ( positive as

**tension**) . Op = hoop stress ( positive as compression ) . Oy = yield strength OEp = elastic buckling hoop stress = ECCO E = Young's modulus D Diameter of ...Page 145

**Tension**due to wave loads Ti : The**tension**is caused by the TLP response to linear ( wave frequency ) wave loads and is generally assumed as a stationary Gaussian process . As a first approximation the distribution of the extreme value ...Page 146

B the yield strength for the maximum

B the yield strength for the maximum

**tension**limit state . The foundation mispositioning tolerance seems to have a significant effect only in relatively shallow waters , i . e . 300 m and less . A probabilistic analysis of the effect of ...### 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 |

Copyright | |

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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