Course detail

Composite Steel-concrete Structures

FAST-1O5Acad. year: 2020/2021

Normative basis for the design of composite steel-concrete structures.
Design and checking of composite members and elements - presumptions of a design and design approaches.
Rheological properties of a concrete (effect of a shrinkage and creep) - structures statically determined and undetermined.
Shear connections - types, the design and calculation concept.
Design of composite steel-concrete structures on the action of fire.
Application of composite load-bearing members and elements in building structures.


Institute of Metal and Timber Structures (KDK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


Metal structures - design of elements and connections of steel structures. Concrete structures - basis of design of elements of concrete structures.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Ferjenčík,P., Melcher,J. a kol.: Navrhovanie oceľových konštrukcií - 1.část. SNTL Alfa Bratislava 1986
Studnička,J.: Ocelobetonové konstrukce 20. ČVUT Praha 2002
ČSN P ENV 1994 (730089) Navrhování ocelobetonových konstrukcí. ČNI Praha 1994

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Composite steel-concrete structural systems - basic principles of behaviour, loading, material, design standards.
2.-5. Steel-concrete girders - ultimate limit states (basic design principles).
6.-7. Steel-concrete girders - serviceability limit states (basic design principles).
8.-9. Steel-concrete girders - shear connectors (types, basic design principles).
10.-11. Steel-concrete columns - basic design principles.
12. Aplications of steel-concrete structural elements and members in building structures, examples of realized structures.
13. Fire resistance of steel-concrete composite structures.


The objective of the subject is to introduce students to the problems of this course and to practise acquires knowledge and skills.

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


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer