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Factor of Safety for Creep Failure

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Factor of Safety for Creep Failure

The factor of safety for creep failure is defined as the predicted creep failure life divided by service life of the mooring rope.

Source: API RP 2SM Design, Manufacture, Installation, and Maintenance of Synthetic Fiber Ropes for Offshore Mooring, Second Edition, July 2014. Global Standards



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