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Calibration Issues in Development of ISO Standards for Fixed Steel Offshore Structures

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Fred Moses

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 949 Benedum Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Bernhard Stahl

Amoco Corporation, Houston, TX; presently, Consulting Engineer, Houston, TX 77059

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 122(1), 52-56 (Nov 01, 1999) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.533724 History: Received January 01, 1999; Revised November 01, 1999
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