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