SELECTED PROBLEMS OF SENSITIVITY AND RELIABILITY OF A JACK-UP PLATFORM
The paper deals with sensitivity and reliability applications to numerical studies of an off-shore platform model. Structural parameters and sea conditions are referred to the Baltic jack-up drilling platform. The sudy aims at the influence of particular basic variables on static and dynamic response as well as the probability of failure due to water waves and wind loads. The paper presents the sensitivity approach to a generalized eigenvalue problem and evaluation of the performace functions. The first order time-invariant problems of structural reliability analysis are under concern.
Keywords:Random variables, Structural reliability, Simulation methods, Offshore structures
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