Nominal Strength

Strength calculated for a cross-sectional area, taking into account the stress raising effects of the macro-geometrical shape of the component of which the section forms a part, but disregarding the local stress raising effects from the section shape and any weldment or other fixing detail. NOTE Adapted from ISO 19902:2007, definition 3.34.

Source: ISO 19905-1:202, Petroleum and natural gas industries – Site-specific assessment of mobile offshore units – Part 1: Jack-ups. Global Standards


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