Table 10: Comparison of calculated results by different definitions.

Wave (m)Wind (m/s)Current (m/s)Sea level (m)Section
thickness (mm)
Max. DOF (m)Max. stress (Pa)Joint return period (yr)

API8.6339.901.24025.40.3088 150
GUA8.7245.861.50322.90.3507 180
GUA and GSA8.7245.861.50022.90.3516 185

DOF: degree of freedom, representing the displacement of structure.