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Reliability-Based Structural Design of Ship-Type FPSO Units

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Hai-Hong Sun, C. Guedes Soares

Unit of Marine Technology and Engineering, Technical University of Lisbon, Instituto Superior Técnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 125(2), 108-113 (Apr 16, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1554700 History: Received October 01, 2001; Revised March 01, 2002; Online April 16, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Figures

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Assumed stress distribution for ultimate strength analysis of hull girder collapse
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Midship section of the FPSO
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Strength as a time function
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Annual reliability indices in intact state of the FPSO
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Annual reliability indices in converted state of the FPSO

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