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The Interaction Between Strength and Fatigue Reliability for a Minimum Structure in Shallow Water

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G. K. Cole, B. F. Ronalds, E. Fakas

Centre for Oil & Gas Engineering, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley 6009 WA

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 125(4), 281-287 (Oct 01, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1603311 History: Received July 20, 2001; Revised January 01, 2003; Online October 01, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Comparison between NWS, Central North Sea and Gulf of Mexico (design) annual wave exceedance diagrams
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Braced monopod structure
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Platform failure mode from static pushover analysis
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Relationship between wave height and hot spot stress range for a range of wave zero crossing periods, Tz
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Fatigue damage associated with waves in scatter diagram
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Reliability index of critical joint over a lifetime of 20 years
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Probability of failure of critical joint over a lifetime of 20 years

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