Inspection Strategies for Offshore Structuresby Rolf Skjong, Veritas Research, Norway,
Inge Lotsberg, Veritas Research, Norway,
Robert Olesen, Veritas Research, Norway,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Abstract: The fatigue limit state is the governing limit state for the structural dimensions in several parts of offshore structures. Prediction of the fatigue life of tubular joints and other welded connections is subjected to a large uncertainty arising from uncertainties in the computation of the environmental forces, the global and local response analysis of the structure and the fatigue strength and damage accumulation. Reliability methods provide the tools for efficient and accurate uncertainty analysis.
Subject Headings: Offshore structures | Uncertainty principles | Structural analysis | Limit states | Fatigue life | Joints | Structural reliability
Services: Buy this book/Buy this article
Return to search