Load, survival

Conditions which include the unplanned, unavoidable, and unpredictable load conditions due to the environmental, operating, or any other scenarios.

  • NOTE: 1 Also referred to as accidental load.
  • NOTE: 2 Survival loads of a component means that the component does not fail but it can present one or more kinds of degradations that may impact its specified performance or service life.

Source: API Technical Report 17TR7, Verification and Validation of Subsea Connectors, First Edition, April 2017. Global Standards

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