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RESEARCH PAPERS: Arctic Engineering

An Iceberg Collision Reliability Model Incorporating Hydrodynamic Effects

[+] Author and Article Information
M. Isaacson, K. A. McTaggart

Department of Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 112(4), 364-369 (Nov 01, 1990) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2919879 History: Received May 10, 1989; Revised February 21, 1990

Abstract

A probabilistic model is developed for the selection of a design iceberg collision event with a fixed offshore structure. The model has been formulated such that input parameters can be obtained from available iceberg surveillance and wave climate data. Once input data for a given site are obtained, probabilities of exceedance for various kinetic energy levels are estimated using a second-order reliability method. A key feature of the model is its incorporation of wave-induced motions and added mass in the evaluate of iceberg kinetic energy.

Copyright © 1990 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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