Course detail

Flat Concrete Structures

FAST-1L3Acad. year: 2019/2020

Two-way slabs edge and locally supported.
Circular and annular plates.
Two-way ribbed and cassette plates.
Simple and continuos wall beams.
Storage structures (bunkers and silos) and tanks.


Institute of Concrete and Masonry Structures (BZK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


structural mechanics, theory of elasticity, load, design of concrete members and framed structures


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Jílek, A.. Grenčík, Ľ., Novák, V.: Betonové konstrukce pozemních staveb, díl II A. SNTL/ALFA, Praha 1984
Leonhardt, F.: Vorlesungen über Massivbau. Springer-Verlag, Berlin 1983
MacGregor, J. G., Wight, J. G.: Reinforced Concrete: Mechanics and Design. Prentice Hall, New Jersey 2004
Nilson, A. H., Darwin, D., Dolan, Ch. W.: Design of Concrete Structures. McGraf-Hill, New York 2004
Bažant, Z., Šmiřák, S.: Betonové konstrukce III. Konstrukce plošné, nádrže a zásobníky. VUT Brno 2002
Procházka, J.: Betonové konstrukce. Předpjatý beton. Konstrukce pozemních a inženýrských staveb. ČVUT, Praha 1990
Végh, Ľ., Majdúch, D., Kuda, R., Krátký, J., Procházka, J.: Betonové konstrukce. VUT, Brno 1990

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

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Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Two-way edge supported slabs - structural arrangement, structural analysis, approximate techniques.
2. Two-way edge supported slabs - PC analysis, reinforcement detailing.
3. Continuous two-way slabs – principle of solution, reinforcement detailing.
4. Monolithic reinforced concrete slabs locally supported – structural arrangement, static action, elementary calculation of internal forces, principles of dimensioning for deflection.
5. Extrusion of a slab. Solution of different types of heads. Methods of reinforcing.
6. Serviceability of two-way slabs. Slabs of common shape.
7. Slabs partially edge supported.
8. Circular and annular slabs.
9. Waffle slabs.
10. Simple supported and continuous deep girders.
11. Design of storage tanks (bunkers and silos) – loading, principles of static solution.
12. Design of storage tanks (bunkers and silos) - dimensioning and reinforcing.
13-14. Design of reservoirs – loading, principles of static solution, dimensioning, reinforcing.


Understanding of the behaviour of flat concrete structure.
Design of stab and wall concrete structures.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer