## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 2American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2001 - Arctic regions |

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analysis , the objective is to obtain an

analysis , the objective is to obtain an

**estimate**of C , and to ensure that this value is not substantially lower than that initially assumed for design . The nonlinear time history analysis is performed to establish that the structure ...Page 226

**estimate**the best prior distribution for these ( non - observable ) parameters g ( 0a ) , in other words , we wish to**estimate**the socalled “ hyper - parameter ( s ) ” a of the 6 - distribution [ 4 ] . We are therefore creating a model ...Page 320

The third component synthesises the safety and cost

The third component synthesises the safety and cost

**estimates**for each design option using evidential reasoning . ... Select fuzzy reasoning / inference mechanism to perform safety**estimate**for a particular element or component . 6 .### What people are saying - Write a review

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