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Structural Reliability of Monopods Under Storm Overload

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B. F. Ronalds, N. R. Anthony, S. Tuty, E. Fakas

Center for Oil & Gas Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 125(2), 114-118 (Apr 16, 2003) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1555113 History: Received August 01, 2001; Revised April 01, 2002; Online April 16, 2003
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Expected maximum wave height return period
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Overturning moment relationships
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Relationships between wave height and environmental action
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Critical action return period
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Variation of α down caisson (bending moment)
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Variation of α down caisson (shear force and bending moment)

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