RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

 

Mechanical and Manufacturing Section is actively involves in research activities emphasis on the advanced manufacturing with the input of innovative technology to achieve the improved products and/or processes. In line with the current practices of the institution; "Where Knowledge is Applied", two research clusters focused on design and manufacturing process as well as factory automation were executed, mainly to improve Malaysian manufacturing sector. Current related research areas are namely:

 

CLUSTER RELATED AREAS

 

 

DESIGN & PROCESS MANUFACTURING RESEARCH GROUP

  • Improving productivity of machining operations
  • High-performance machining of advanced materials
  • Modeling and sensing of machining processes
  • Condition based monitoring
  • Machine tools and component design
  • Nanomachining
  • Process optimization (machining, forming, casting, etc.)
  • Machine tools maintenance, calibration and refurbishment ( service )

 

 

 
 
FACTORY AUTOMATION RESEARCH GROUP
  • Flexible manufacturing system
  • Sensor & actuator
  • Industrial controller
  • Fluid power
  • Process control
  • Advances industrial automation
  • Production processes

 

Summary details of STRG (Short Term Research Grant) funded projects under the auspices of Institute of Research and Postgraduate Studies (IRPS) Unversiti Kuala Lumpur, 2008-2012.

 

~ Study of Machine Efficiency Through Periodic Maintenance

~ Study Of  Effect Cutting Temperature  in Semi Dry Machining of Incornel using Uncoated (CVD)

~ A Comparative Study of Tin Coated Carbide Cutting Tool Life In Cuttting Titanium Based Alloy Under MQL Dry Cutting Condition

~ Design and Fabricate Roll Motion Device For Laser Measurement System

~ Study on Different Coated Carbide Tools During Machining of Aluminium Alloy A1 6061  Using Palm Oil (Cooking Pupose Grade) As A Cutting Tool Lubricant

~ Study of the Use of Water as Pressure Medium in Hydraulic Systems for Industrial and General Applications

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Research and Publication

 

1) Z. Karim, M.Z. Nuawi, J.A. Ghani, A.Y. Md. Said. (2016). Preliminary study on machining         condition monitoring system using 3-channel force sensor analyzed by I-kaz multilevel method. International Journal on Advanced Science Engineering Information Technology. Vol.6 (2016) No. 4.

 

2) Razak, I.H.A., Suhaimi, M.S.M., Yusop, M.S.M., Karim, Z., Fawwaz, S.M. (2015). Design and Development of Car Door Painting Jig for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Science & Technology National Conference. SETNC 2015           

 

3) Azman Ismail, Ahmad Yasir Md. Said "Tool life Uncoated Micro-grained Tungsten Carbide in turning Ti6Al4V under Dry and Near Dry Condition" – A Quantitative Analysis.., Science and Engineering Technology Conference, Malaysia 2015

 

4) M.A.F. Ahmad, M.Z. Nuawi, S. Abdullah, Z. Wahida, Z. Karim, M. Dirhamsyah. (2015). Development of tool wear machining monitoring using novel statistical analysis method, I-kazTM. Procedia Engineering, 101, 355 – 362.

 

5) Z. Karim, M.Z. Nuawi, J.A. Ghani, M.J. Ghazali, S. Abdullah, N.I.I. Mansor. (2015). Sliding wear evaluation of aluminium alloy (7075-T6) on hardened steel (AISI4340) via non-contact technique by I-kaz™ multi-level analysis. Wear, 334-335, 99-104.

 

6) Z. Karim, A.Y. Md. Said, M.Z. Nuawi, J.A. Ghani and S. Abdullah. Initial Study on Machining Condition Monitoring System Using 3-Channel Force sensor Analyzed by Mahalanobis Distance Method (2015). 6th International Conference on Noise, Vibration and Confort (NVC), Melaka, Malaysia, 1st to 3rd December 2015.

 

7) Yusop, M.S.M., Lazim, M.S.M., Razak Car, I.H.A., Hashim, M.F. (2014). Model Development and The Shape Optimization Analysis of A Rear Knuckle for Race Car. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Volume 3, Issue 12; December 2014

 

8) Razak, I.H.A., Yusop, M.Y.M., Yusop, M.S.M., Hashim, M.F. (2014). Modeling, Simulation, and Optimization Analysis of Steering Knuckle Component for. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Volume 3, Issue 11; November 2014.

 

9) Ahmad. A., H. Li, Z. Pan ,S.V. Duin, D. Cuiuri, N. Larkin "Feasibility Study of Low Force Robotic Friction Stir Process and its Effect On Cavitation Erosion and Electrochemical Corrosion for Ni Al Bronze Alloys." Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B. December 2014, Volume 45, Issue 6, pp 2291-2298


10) Ahmad. A. ,H. Li, Z. Pan ,D. Cuiuri "Low Force Robotic Friction Stir Process  of Ni Al Bronze Alloys and the  Effect On Cavitation-Erosion also  Corrosion." Australasian Welding Journal, Volume 59 second Quarter 2014  

 

11) Z. Karim, M.Z. Nuawi, A.Y. Md Said, J.A. Ghani, S. Abdullah. (2013). Integrated kurtosis-based algorithm for z-notch filter (I-kazTM) multilevel coefficients responses toward the simultaneous changes in amplitude and frequency of signals. Journal of Applied Sciences, 13(2): 232-241.

 

12) Z. Karim, A.Y.M. Said, A.S. Ramli, A.R. Bahari, J.A. Ghani, M.Z. Nuawi. (2013). Modulus of Rupture Correlation Study by Acoustic Signal Analysis during Impact Test. The World Congress on Engineering, London, UK, 3 – 5 July 2013. Published on: Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science, 2013, 2206(1)1821-1824. 

 

13) Z. Karim, Izatul H.A.R., S.A.S. Azuan, Mastura S., A.Y.M. Said, A.R. Bahari, J.A. Ghani, M.Z. Nuawi. (2013). Material mechanical property correlation study using vibration signal analysis. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 7(4): 94-99, 2013.

 

14) J M Juraidi, N Shuhairul, S A Syed Azuan and Noor Intan Saffinaz Anuar, A comparison of tensile properties of polyester composites reinforced with pineapple leaf fiber and pineapple peduncle fiber, 2nd International Conference on Mechanical Engineering Research (ICMER 2013) IOP Publishing IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 50 (2013) 012071 doi:10.1088/1757-899X/50/1/012071

 

15) Z. Karim, E.A. Azrulhisham, M.Z. Nuawi, J.A. Ghani, S. Abdullah. (2012). Development of machining condition monitoring using piezoelectric sensor analyzed by I-kaz multilevel method. World Applied Science Journal, 21(2): 264-268.

 

16) Z. Karim, M.Z. Nuawi, J.A. Ghani, S. Abdullah and M.J. Ghazali. (2012). Wear monitoring of connecting rod bearing via air-borne method analyzed by using I-kaz multilevel value. Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 445, pp 941-946.

17) Z. Karim, M.A. Jusoh, A.R. Bahari, M. Z. Nuawi, J. A. Ghani, S. Abdullah. (2012). Preliminary Study of Fuel Injector Monitoring System by I-kazTM Multilevel Analysis. 4th International Conference on Noise, Vibration and Confort (NVC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 26 – 27 November 2012. Published on: Applied Mechanics and Materials, 2013 Vol. 471, pp. 229-234.

 

18) Z. Karim, M.Z. Nuawi, J.A. Ghani, S. Abdullah and M.J. Ghazali. (2011). Optimization of Integrated Kurtosis-Based Algorithm for Z-Filter (I-kazTM) Coefficient Using Multi Level Signal Decomposition Technique. World Applied Sciences Journal, 14 (10): 1541-1548.

 

19) Z. Karim, S.A.S. Azuan, A. Yasir. M. S. A Study on Tool Wear and Surface Finish by Applying Positive and Negative Rake Angle during Machining. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 7(10): 46-51, 2013

 

20) Z. Karim, M.A. Jusoh, A.R. Bahari, M.Z. Nuawi, J.A. Ghani, S. Abdullah. Preliminary Study of Fuel Injector Monitoring System by I-kazTM Multilevel Analysis. Noise Vibration and Confort Conference. 27~29 Nov 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

21) Z. Karim, A.Y.M. Said, A.S. Ramli, A.R. Bahari, J.A. Ghani, M.Z. Nuawi. Modulus of Rupture Correlation Study by Acoustic Signal Analysis during Impact Test. Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2013 Vol. III, 1821-1824, WCE 2013, July 3 - 5, 2013, London, U.K

 

22) Z. Karim, M. Wafi M., Azri Hamim A.A., S. Azuan S.A., A.Y.M. Said. Wear Behaviour of Silicone Coated Carbide (SiC) at Different Machining Parameter on Aluminium Alloy T6061 Science and Engineering Technology National Conference 2013, July 3-5, UniKL MFI.

 

23)Ahmad Yasir M. S., Che Hassan C. H., Jaharah A. G., Nagi H. E., Yanuar B., Gusri A. I. Machinability of Ti-6Al-4V under dry and near dry conditions using Carbide Tools. The Open Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Journal, 2009 Vol. 2 pg 1-9. 28) Jaharah A. G., Che Hassan C. H., Siti Hartini H., Ahmad Yasir M. S., Siti Haryani T. Failure mode analysis of carbide cutting tools for machining titanium alloy, Ceramics International 39 (2013) 4449 – 4456.

 

24) Ahmad Yasir M. S., Che Hassan C. H., Jaharah A. G., Norhamidi M., Gusri A.I., M Zaid A.Y. Cutting force analysis when milling of Ti-6Al-4V under dry and near dry conditions. Advanced Material Research, 2010 Vols. 129-131 pg 993-999.

 

25) M. Z. A. Yazid, Che Hassan C. H., Jaharah A.G., Gusri A. I., Ahmad Yasir M. S. Tool wear of PVD coated carbide tool when finish turning Inconel 718 under high speed machining. Advanced Materials Research, 2010 Vols 129-131 pg 1004-1008.

 

26) M.Z.A. Yazid, C.H. Che Haron, J.A. Ghani, G.A Ibrahim., A.Y.M Said. Surface Integrity of Inconel 718 when finish turning with PVD coated carbide tool under MQL. Procedia Engineering, 2011 Vols. 19 pg 396 – 401

 

27) Gusri A. I., Che Hassan C. H., Jaharah A. G., Ahmad Yasir M. S., Mohd Zaid A. Y. Performance of PVD-Coated Carbides tools when turning Inconel 718 in Dry Machining. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Hindawi Publishing Corporation. Volume 2011, Article ID 790975.

 

 

28) Mohammad Iqbal, Mohamed Konneh, Ahmad Yasir M.S., Azri Fadhlan M.Z., Surface Quality of High Speed Milling of Silicon Carbide by Using Diamond Coated Tool, Applied Mechanics and Materials Vols. 446-447 (2014) pp 275-278.

 

29) Rusdi M. S., Safian S., Ahmad Yasir M. S., Mohd Tanwyn M. K. Effect of Tool Path Strategies in Pocket Milling of Aluminum Epoxy, Applied Mechanics and Materials Vol. 529 (2014) pp 15-20.

 

30) Ahmad Yasir M. S., Che Hassan C. H., Jaharah A. G., Yanuar B., Gusri A. I. Wear mechanism and performance of PVD coated cemented carbides when milling of Ti-6Al-4V under dry and near dry condition. Paper accepted for CIRP 11th Conference on Modeling of Machining Operation, Gaitherburg, USA. 2008.

 

31) Ahmad Yasir M. S., Che Hassan C. H., Jaharah A. G., Yanuar B., Gusri A. I. Application of mist coolant (MQL) when milling of Ti6Al4V, Conference Proceeding, International Conference on Science And Technology, UiTM Pulau Pinang, December 2006. Digital copy

 

32) Ahmad Yasir M. S., Che Hassan C. H., Jaharah A. G., Yanuar B., Gusri A. I. Effect of Mist coolant (MQL) on tool life and cutting force when milling of Ti6Al4V, Conference Proceeding, International Seminar on Green Technology and Engineering (ISGTE), Universitas Malahayati Lampung, Indonesia, July 2007. Digital copy

 

33) Gusri A. I., Jaharah A. G., Che Hassan C. H., Ahmad Yasir M. S., Yanuar B. Application of Taguchi's method in the optimization of turning parameter. Conference Proceeding, International Seminar on Green Technology and Engineering (ISGTE), Universitas Malahayati Lampung, Indonesia, July 2007.

 

34) Ahmad Yasir M. S., Che Hassan C. H., Jaharah A. G., Yanuar B., Gusri A. I. Performance of PVD coated tungsten carbides when milling of Ti6Al4V under MQL, Conference Proceeding, International Conference on Engineering and ICT, UTEM, Melaka, Nov 2007. pg 133-138

 

35) Ahmad Yasir M. S., Che Hassan C. H., Jaharah A. G., Yanuar B., Gusri A. I. Cutting force analysis and performance of PVD coated tungsten carbide tool when milling of Ti-6Al-4V under MQL, Conference Proceeding, International Conference on Engineering Technology (ICET2007), UniKL, Kuala Lumpur, December 2007. Digital Copy

 

36) Ahmad Yasir M. S., Che Hassan C. H., Jaharah A. G., Yanuar B., Gusri A. I. Performance of PVD coated tungsten carbide when milling Ti-6Al-4V under dry and near dry conditions. Conference Proceeding. International Seminar on Green Technology and Engineering. 2009, Lampung, Indonesia

 

37) Ana Salwa R., Ahmad Yasir M. S., Mohd Zaid A. Y., Gusri A. I. Feasibility Study on Application of Vegetable Oil as Cutting Fluid When Milling of Titanium Alloy Under MQL. Conference Proceeding, International Conference on Engineering Technology (ICET2011), UniKL, Kuala Lumpur, December 2011. Digital Copy.

 

38) Azman I., Ahmad Yasir M. S., Muhammad Nur Imran H., Mohd Khalis Farou M. A. A Comparative Study of Tungsten Carbide Coated Cutting Tool life in Cutting Titanium Based Alloy Under MQL and Dry condition. Conference Proceeding, International Conference on Engineering Technology (ICET2011), UniKL, Kuala Lumpur, December 2011. Digital Copy.

 

39) Rusdi M. S., Safian S., Ahmad Yasir M. S. Effect of Tool Path Strategies in Pocket Milling of Aluminum Epoxy. International Manufacturing Engineering Conference (iMEC2013), Kuantan, Pahang. 1-3 July 2013

 

40) Siti Hartini H., Ahmad Yasir M. S., John Rizal B. Surface Finished when Threading Titanium Based Alloy Under Dry Machining, Malaysian Technical Universities Conference on Engineering & Technology (MUCET). 3-4 December 2013, Kuantan, Pahang.

 

41) Ahmad Yasir M. S., Che Hassan C. H., Jaharah A. G., Yanuar B., Gusri A. I. Effect of mist coolant on tool life and surface integrity when milling Ti-6Al-4V using PVD coated tungsten carbides. Proceeding Regional Conference on Advanvec Processes and Systems In Manufacturing. APSIM, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, 2007. pg 1-10

 

42) Gusri A. I., Che Hassan C. H., Jaharah A. G., Yanuar B., Ahmad Yasir M. S. Performance of cemented carbides tools when turning Ti-6Al-4V-ELI under dry cutting condition. Proceeding Regional Conference on Advanvec Processes and Systems In Manufacturing. APSIM, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, 2007. pg 11-20

 

43) Ahmad Yasir M. S., Che Hassan C. H., Jaharah A. G., Yanuar B., Gusri A. I. Effect of Mist coolant (MQL) on tool life and surface roughness when milling of Ti6Al4V, Conference Proceeding, Student Conference on Research and Development, Uniten Bangi, May 2007. pg 82-87

 

44) Z. Karim, S. Azuan S.A., A.Y.M Said. Wear Behaviour of Silicone Coated Carbide (SiC) at Different Machining Parameter on Aluminum Alloy T6061 Machining. Science & Engineering Technology National Conference (SETNC 2013), 3 – 4 July 2013, Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor

 

45) Farez Azmiza A.Z., Ahmad Yasir M.S., Azman I., Siti Hartini H. Study of Microstructure Analysis on Aluminum Alloys (Al6061) Using Dry and Flooded Thread Cutting Machining with Different Cutting Speed. Science & Engineering Technology National Conference (SETNC 2013), 3 – 4 July 2013, Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor.

 

46) John Rizal B., Ahmad Yasir M.S., Siti Hartini H., Mohammd Iqbal. A Study of Surface Integrity in Thread Cutting on Titanium Alloys (Ti 6A-4V) by Using Dry Cutting Method. Science & Engineering Technology National Conference (SETNC 2013), 3 – 4 July 2013, Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor.

 

47) Azman I., Zailan K., M. Iqbal, Ahmad Yasir M. S. Tool life of Micro-Grained Uncoated Insert and Surface Roughness in Turning Titanium Based Alloy (Ti6Al4V) Under Dry and Near Dry Condition. Science & Engineering Technology National Conference (SETNC 2013), 3 – 4 July 2013, Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor.