Course Details

Concrete Structures 2

Academic Year 2024/25

BLA003 course is part of 3 study plans

BPC-SI / S Winter Semester 4th year

BKC-SI Winter Semester 4th year

BPA-SI Winter Semester 4th year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction

Czech, English


5 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Offered to foreign students

To offer to students of all faculties

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1.–2. Monolithic reinforced concrete slabs locally supported – structural arrangement, static action, elementary calculation of internal forces, dimensioning of bending. Extrusion of a slab, diferent types of heads. Serviceability limit states. Reinforcing. 3.–4. Precast structures – halls systems, structural arrangement, load. Members of precast halls, joints, application. Space stiffness. Tie and tieless halls – calculation. Design and reinforcing of members and their joints. 5.–6. Multi-storey skeletons, structural arrangement, members and their joints. Elementary principles of calculation. Influence of joints rigidity on skeletons behaviour. Load-bearing capacity of joints. Ceiling structures action. Stability and stiffness with and without reinforcing members. 7. Panel systems, structural solution, calculated schemes. Dimensioning of individual element and their connections. 8. Design of panel buildings stiffness. Calculation of reinforcing elements. Space systems. 9. Special elements (panels) and structures. Structural solution and principles of design of precast building foundations. 10. Composite structures. Elements in during manufacturing, transport and assembly. Anchorages and mounting lugs. Assembling stage. 11.–12. Principles of gesign of storage tanks (bunkers and silos) and reservoirs – loading, static solution, dimensioning and reinforcing. 13. Design of prestressed concrete members – base, materials, prestressing and its changes, design principles.


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory


1. Locally supported ceiling slab – preliminary dimension design, scheme of structure, load specification, load cases within defined inner part of submitted structure. 2. Calculation of internal forces within defined part of the structure with the help of simplified method (direct method eventually substitute frame method), load combinations. 3. The effect of the bending moment - design of part reinforced concrete slab. 4. The punching – design of part of reinforced concrete slab (within inner column). 5. Finishing of design, principle of SLS (serviceability limit state), scheme drawing of the reinforcement of defined part of the slab. 6. Checking. 7. Precast girder hall – scheme of the assembly drawings of the hall structure, load specification, load cases within inner transverse frame. 8. Calculation of inner forces within inner transverse frame, combinations of the load cases. 9. Design of one inner column. 10. Checking. 11. Verification of the column design within stage of production, transportation and construction, column reinforcement scheme, design of column and girder lifting hook or lifting anchor. 12. Final checking. 13. Project submission. Credit.