Friction Measurements in Apalachia Tunnel

by Rex A. Elder, (M.ASCE), Head; Hydr. Lab., Div. of Water Control Planning, Hydr. Data Branch, Tennessee Valley Authority, Norris, Tenn.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 3, Pg. 1-36

Document Type: Journal Paper


Five months after initial filling, and again in 1954, five months after inspection; methods used in reducing both sets of data; results presented in terms of friction coefficient; description of each type of surface for which coefficients could be calculated. Supplement to paper indexed in Engineering Index 1947 p 1230.

Subject Headings: Tunnels | Inspection | Friction | Computing in civil engineering

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