## 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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This is especially critical in the case of the

This is especially critical in the case of the

**initial**crack size since the mean value is small ( hopefully ) but the variance is large ( unfortunately ) . Several studies have used one - sided distributions , for example the log normal ...Page 231

**Initial**defect size , the fatigue threshold , crack propagation parameters , fracture toughness , the yield strength of the material and welding induced residual stresses are treated as basic random variables .Page 312

This cost model also includes the cost components incurred in the whole project life , i.e.

This cost model also includes the cost components incurred in the whole project life , i.e.

**initial**cost , operation cost , maintenance cost , decommission cost and failure consequential cost . Expected**initial**cost and operation cost ...### 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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