Course Details

Metal Structures 2

Academic Year 2024/25

NOA019 course is part of 3 study plans

NPA-SIS Winter Semester 1st year

NKC-SIS Winter Semester 1st year

NPC-SIS Winter Semester 1st 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. Current trends in development of metal structures (development of structural systems, materials and their combinations, technologies). 2. Development and perspective of using multi-storey building. 3. Structural system of multi-storey buildings with steel and steel-concrete bearing construction. 4. Spatial rigidity, brace and reinforcement systems. 5. Floor and platform bearing systems. Using of castellated beams and design. 6. Steel-concrete floor construction. 7. Multi-storey building columns, footing and column anchorage. 8. Large-span roofing. Spatial trusses. 9. Structural design of truss plates and grid systems. 10. Fabrication and assembly of metal structures. 11. Reinforcing, reconstructing and rebuilding problems of steel framed buildings. 12. Design of metal structures based on experimental results. Tests realization and interpretation. 13. Catastrophic events and their reflecting in design concepts of structural systems.


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory


1. Individual assignments of the design of the metal multistory building. 2. Disposition arrangement and loading. 3. Roofing construction. 4. Floor structural system. 5. Columns of multistory building. 6. Footing and anchorage systems of columns. 7. Space rigidity of the building system, bracings. 8.–13. Elaboration of detailing and drawing documentation.