Reduced Extreme Event

An environmental event with a return period less than 100 years that can be used in combination with other rare events for accidental load cases.

NOTE 1 There can be several reduced extreme environmental events.

NOTE 2 The appropriate reduced extreme environmental event depends on the nature of the failure and the time to repair.

NOTE 3 A 10 year return period is typical.

Source: API Standard 2RD, Dynamic Risers for Floating Production Systems, Second Edition, September 2013. Global Standards

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