System Reliability of Semi-Submersible Platforms

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by Yoshisada Murotsu,
Hiroo Okada,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Safety and Reliability

Abstract: This paper deals with the system reliability of semisubmersible platforms which are modelled as spatial frames and subjected to quasi-static extreme loads based on elasto-plastic strength analysis. The validity of the proposed method is demonstrated through a numerical example for a typical platform under notional extreme seastates.

Subject Headings: System reliability | Failure analysis | Spatial analysis | Frames | Structural strength | Numerical methods | Structural reliability |

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