Avraham N. Dancygier

Avraham Dancygier, Associate Professor

Department of Structural Engineering and Construction Management
Phone:+972-4-8292487
Fax:+972-4-8292365
Email: avidan@technion.ac.il
Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa 32000, Israel

Research Interests
Static and Impact behavior and resistance of reinforced concrete elements.
High Performance Concrete.
Soil-Structure Interaction

Recent publications (since 2012)

Refereed papers in professional journals

  1. Dancygier A.N. and Katz A., “Bond over direct support of deformed rebars in normal and high strength concrete with and without fibers”, Materials and Structures, Vol. 45(1-2), 2012, pp 265-75.
  2. Z. C. Mu, A. N. Dancygier, W. Zhanga, D. Z. Yankelevsky, “Revisiting the dynamic compressive behavior of concrete-like materials”, International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 49, November 2012, pp 91-102.
  3. Grisaro H. and Dancygier A.N., “Assessment of the perforation limit of a composite RC barrier with a rear steel liner to impact of a non-deforming projectile”, International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 64, February 2014, pp 122-136.
  4. Dancygier A.N., Katz A., Benamou D. and Yankelevsky D.Z., “Resistance of double-layered reinforced HPC barriers to projectile impact”, International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 67, May 2014, pp 39-51.
  5. Grisaro H. and Dancygier A.N., “A modified energy method to assess the residual velocity of non-deforming projectiles that perforate concrete barriers”. International Journal of Protective Structures, Vol. 5, No. 3, September 2014, pp 307-321.
  6. Dancygier A.N. and Karinski Y., “Probabilistic model of the crack localization in axially loaded fibrous reinforced concrete bars”, Engineering Structures, Vol. 79, November 2014, pp 417-426.
  7. Karinski Y., Dancygier A.N. and Katz A., “Assessment of crack distribution in a fibrous reinforced concrete bar in tension”, ACI Structural Journal, V. 112, No. 1, Jan-Feb 2015, pp 91-102.
  8. Grisaro H. and Dancygier A.N., “Assessment of residual deformation of rear steel plate in RC barriers subjected to impact of non-deforming projectiles”. International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 77, March 2015, pp 42-58.
  9. Grisaro H. and Dancygier A.N., “Numerical study of velocity distribution of fragments caused by explosion of a cylindrical cased charge”, International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 86, 2015, pp 1-12.
  10. Dancygier A.N., Berkover E., “Cracking localization and reduced ductility of fiber-reinforced concrete beams with low reinforcement ratios”, Engineering Structures, Vol. 111, 2016, pp 411-424.
  11. Leibovich O., Dancygier A.N. and Yankelevsky D.Z, “Experimental Procedure to Study Local Rebar-Concrete Bond by Direct Observations and Measurements”, Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 56, 2016, pp 673-682.
  12. Grisaro H. and Dancygier A.N., “On the problem of bare-to-cased charge equivalency”, International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 94, 2016, pp 13-22.
  13. A. N. Dancygier, Y. S. Karinski, A. Chacha, “A Simplified Model to Assess the Response of an Arched Roof of a Lined Tunnel”, Tunneling and Underground Space Technology, Vol. 56, 2016, pp 211-225.
  14. Y. S. Karinski, A. N. Dancygier, A. Chacha, “Evaluation of the contact pressure and structural response of a Buried flat roof”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 43(9), 2016, pp 830-843.
  15. A.N. Dancygier, “High performance concrete engineered for protective barriers”, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 2016, DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2016.0180.
  16. A. N. Dancygier, Y.S. Karinski, Z. Navon, “Cracking localization in tensile conventionally reinforced fibrous concrete bars”, Construction and Building Materials, 149, 2017, pp 53-6
  17. Y. S. Karinski, A. N. Dancygier, Z. Navon, “Experimental verification for a probabilistic model of fibers distribution along a reinforced concrete bar”, Materials and Structures, April 2017, 50:119 (https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-016-0987-1).
  18. Grisaro H. and Dancygier A.N., “Spatial mass distribution of fragments striking a protective structure”, International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 112, 2018, pp 1-14.
  19. Y. S. Karinski, A. N. Dancygier, “Effects of fibers and conventional reinforcement contents on fibers scattering in prismatic bars”, Cement and Concrete Composites (in press).
Refereed papers in conference proceedings
  1. A.N. Dancygier and E. Berkover, “Effect of steel fibers on the flexural ductility of lightly reinforced concrete beams”, in Innovative Materials and Techniques in Concrete Construction, ACES Workshop, Michael N. Fardis Editor, Springer ISBN 978-94-007-1996-5, 1st Edition 2012, pp. 197-207.
  2. David Benamou, Avraham N. Dancygier, Amnon Katz and David Z. Yankelevsky, “Study of Layered RC Barriers to Hard Projectile Impact”. In: Proceedings of fib Symposium “Engineering a Concrete Future: Technology, Modeling & Construction”, April 22 – 24, 2013, Tel-Aviv, p. 597-600.
  3. Yuri Karinski and Avraham N. Dancygier, “Tensile Behavior of Fibrous Concrete with Conventional Reinforcement – A Theoretical Study”. In: Proceedings of fib Symposium “Engineering a Concrete Future: Technology, Modeling & Construction”, April 22 – 24, 2013, Tel-Aviv, p. 217-20.
  4. Grisaro H. and Dancygier A.N., “A simple model to assess the response of a rear steel liner in protective barriers”, The 4th International fib Congress, Mumbai, India, February 2014.
  5. Grisaro H. and Dancygier A.N., “Residual velocity of rigid projectiles perforating concrete barriers”, PROTECT 2015—Fifth International Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading, East Lansing, MI, USA, 28-30 June 2015 (presented by H. Grisaro).
  6. Karinski Y.S. and Dancygier A.N., “On the cracking localization in tensile reinforced concrete bars with steel fibers”, fib Symposium “Concrete – Innovation and Design”, May 18-20, 2015, Copenhagen, pp. 329-330 (presented by Y. Karinski).
  7. Leibovich O., Dancygier A.N. and Yankelevsky D. Z., “On the cracking localization in tensile reinforced concrete bars with steel fibers”, Lead Paper, fib Symposium “Concrete – Innovation and Design”, May 18-20, 2015, Copenhagen, pp. 317-18.
  8. Grisaro H. and Dancygier A.N., “Numerical investigation of velocity distribution of cylindrical cased charge fragments”, 16th International Symposium for the Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures (ISIEMS), November 9-13, 2015, Destin, Florida.
  9. Yuri S. Karinsrki, Avraham N. Dancygier, Zeev Navon, “Study of fibers distribution along a fibrous reinforced concrete tensile bars”, 5th International Conference – New Trends on Integrity, Reliability and Failure (IRF), July 24-28, 2016, Porto, Portugal.
  10. Hezi Grisaro and Avraham N. Dancygier, “Towards a better understanding of the response of RC barriers to combined loading of blast and fragments”, 11th fib PhD Symposium in Civil Engineering, August 29-31 2016, Tokyo, Japan.
  11. Hezi Grisaro and Avraham N. Dancygier, “Numerical investigation of fragments mass distribution over a given protective wall”, 4th International Conference on Protective Structures (ICPS4, October 18-21 2016), Beijing, China.
  12. Avraham N. Dancygier, Yuri S. Karinski and Zeev Navon, “Experimental quantification of the cracking localization phenomenon in tensile R/FRC bars”, fib Symposium “Performance-based approaches for concrete structures, Materials technology, structural design, analytical modelling, conformity assessment and testing”, November 21-23, 2016, Cape Town, South Africa.
  13. Yuri S. Karinski and Avraham N. Dancygier, “Effect of fibers amount on the cracking localization phenomenon in tensile bars – an experimental study”, fib Symposium “High tech concrete: Where technology and engineering meet!”, June 12-14, 2017, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
  14. Hezi Grisaro and Avraham N. Dancygier, “Assessment of a protective wall response to explosive loading considering a realistic fragments distribution”, fib Symposium “High tech concrete: Where technology and engineering meet!”, June 12-14, 2017, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
  15. S Werzbrger, Y S Karinski and A N Dancygier, “Quantification of cracking localization in fibre-reinforced concrete beams”, 9th International Conference, Fibre Concrete 2017, Czech Republic, September 2017.
  16. Hezi Grisaro, David Benamou and Avraham N. Dancygier, “Field tests of RC T-walls – towards better understanding the effect of combined blast and fragments load on their residual mechanical properties”, 6th International Conference on Design and Analysis of Protective Structures (DAPS 2017), November-December 2017, Melbourne, Australia.
  17. Grisaro H., David Benamou and Avraham N. Dancygier, “Effects of fragments impact on reinforced concrete protective elements”, 6th International Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading, PROTECT2017, December 2017, Guangzhou (Canton), China.