## 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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After a transformation of the basic

After a transformation of the basic

**variables**into independent and standardized normal**variables**U ,, the program determines ... The contribution to the total uncertainty from basic**variable**2 , is roughly given by the value a , where a ...Page 115

SYSTEM RELIABILITY OF TLP STRUCTURES TO RESISTANCE

SYSTEM RELIABILITY OF TLP STRUCTURES TO RESISTANCE

**VARIABLES**Joo - Sung Lee Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering University of Ulsan Ulsan , South Korea System Reliability Index : COV . 5.0 % : COV.Page 207

random

random

**variables**( Kfmar K f max ' op Or , b , x ) . The design fatigue strength ( SA ) then becomes a random**variable**which depends on the random variation of those**variables**. The randomness of the fatigue strength can be obtained ...### 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