International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE)

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Vol. 9, No. 1, March 1999

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Table of Contents

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Ultimate Longitudinal Strength of Ship Hull Girder: Historical Review and State of the Art ..... 1
Tetsuya Yao
Impact Loading of Plates: Validation of Numerical Simulations by Testing ..... 10
Magnus Langseth, Odd Sture Hopperstad and Torodd Berstad
Investigation of Potential Risk Factors for Groundings of Commercial Vessels in U.S. Ports ..... 16
Hauke L. Kite-Powell, Di Jin, Johan Jebsen, Vassilis Papakonstantinou and Nicholas Patrikalakis
An Interface Beam Element for the Analysis of Soil-Structure Interactions and Pipelines ..... 22
H. Karadeniz
Buckle Propagation and Fracture in Pipelines ..... 30
Michelle S. Hoo Fatt
Hydroelastic Behavior of Floating Artificial Islands in Waves ..... 39
Y. Namba and M. Ohkusu
Universal Linear System Model for Storm Sea Loads on Column ..... 48
C.H. Kim and Z.M. Wang
Direct Spectral Fatigue Analysis Method for Offshore Structures ..... 55
Zhaochang Zheng, Yuyong Wang and Fred W. Williams
Measurement of Ice Growth and Melt in the Labrador Pack Ice ..... 62
Donald J. Belliveau, Charles L. Tang and Andrew M. Mahon
Application of the Pivot Point on the FCP Diagram to Low-Temperature Fatigue of Materials ..... 68
Meng-Lan Duan, James C.M. Li and Jing Li
The Behaviour of Drag Anchors in Layered Soils ..... 73
M.P. O'Neill, M.F. Randolph and A.R. House
Discussion ..... 79

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