Back to Previous

Post-tensioned slabs in high rise buildings: design aspects

Diego Dellatorre gives an overview of design aspects associated with post-tensioned slabs in high rise buildings.

Using real-life project examples, topics covered include:

  • Floor layout
  • Restraints
  • Tendons layout
  • Modeling
  • Concrete grade
  • Design (ULS/SLS)
  • Post-formed holes

This event was organised by the UK Group of fib (The International Federation for Structural Concrete).


Diego Dellatorre is Associate Director at WSP. He is responsible for the analysis and design of Post-Tensioned (PT) structures, PT business development and management of final PT design and detailing. 

Additional information

Video Length:


Concrete Training Video fibUK

Related Resources & Events

Blue abstract blocks

What's happening with durability (Commission 8)

David Smith discusses durability with updates from current fib task groups, recent publications, and examples in practice.

Date ‐ 2 January 2020
Author ‐ David Smith
Price ‐ Free
Blue abstract blocks

What's happening with sustainability (Commission 7)

Ladin Camci, Technical Development Manager at CARES, provides an overview of fib Model Code 2020.

Date ‐ 2 January 2020
Author ‐ Ladin Camci
Price ‐ Free
An image of a residential building design

What's happening with prefabrication (Commission 6)

George Jones of CDC Ltd provides an update on prefabrication via publications and task groups.

Date ‐ 24 December 2019
Author ‐ George Jones
Price ‐ Free