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FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

AFFG Researches

Research Area:

Coolants, Lubricants, Refrigerants, Fuels, Smart Materials, Phase Change Materials (PCM), Nanomaterials, Multi-Phase Flow, Non-Newtonian Fluids and Desalination

 

Research Project:

Ongoing Research Projects

 A.) Professor Dr. Rizalman Bin Mamat

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Investigation on Thermal Management Of CI Engine Operating With Biofuel

28-JUN-2017

Ongoing

2

Performance and Emissions Characteristics of Compression Ignition Engine Fuelled with Various Butanol Blends

01-MAY-2016

Ongoing

3

Effect of Fuel Oil-Gasoline Blends of Performance and Emissions in a Spark Ignition Engine

01-MAY-2016

Ongoing

  1. B.) Associate Professor Dr. Wan Azmi Bin Wan Hamzah

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Investigation of Properties And Heat Transfer Enhancement Of Hybrid Nanofluids For Heat Exchanger Applications

01-MAR-2017

Ongoing

2

Performance Analysis of Hybrid Nanolubricant For Application In Automotive Air Conditioning System

01-MAR-2017

Ongoing

3

Performance Enhancement and Energy Saving In Automotive Air Conditioning System (AAC) Using Nanolubricants

01-MAR-2017

Ongoing

4

Experimental and Numerical Heat Transfer Augmentation Of Hybrid Tio2-Sio2 Nanofluids In A Flat Tube With Twisted Tape

01-MAR-2017

Ongoing

  1. C.) Associate Professor Dr. Abdul Adam Bin Abdullah

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Advanced Study A Fuel Optimization and Engine Performance Of Emulsion Fuel On Small Diesel Engine

01-MAR-2018

Ongoing

2

Analysis of Combustion Characteristics, Engine Performances And Emissions Of Long-Chain Alcohol-Diesel Fuel Blends

01-MAR-2018

Ongoing

3

Evaluation of Various Type Nano Particle Diesel Fuel Blends On Diesel Engine Combustion Characteristics, Performance And Exhaust Emission

01-MAR-2018

Ongoing

4

Complete Combustion valuation of a Newly Formulated Renewable Energy of Solar - Bioresource Fuel

28-JUN-2017

Ongoing

5

Analysis of Combustion Characteristic, Performance and Emission on Diesel Engine Fuelled with Organic Compound

01-MAR-2017

Ongoing

6

Investigation on Performance and Emission of Biodiesel/methanol/water blends

25-JUN-2016

Ongoing

  1. D.) Dr. Ftwi Yohaness Hagos

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

The Investigation of Micro-Explosion Phenomenon Of Tri-Fuel Emulsion Combustion In Compression

01-MAR-2018

Ongoing

2

Investigation of Cyclic Degradation Of Physical-Chemical Properties Of Different Phase Change Materials And Their Impact On The Heat Storage Performance

01-MAR-2017

Ongoing

3

Syngas Generation from Thermochemical Conversion Of Locally Available Biomass Waste For Automotive

25-JUN-2016

Ongoing

4

Investigation of Micro-Explosion Phenomenon In The Combustion Of Tri-Fuel (Diesel, Biodiesel And Bio-Ethanol) Emulsion In Compression Ignition Engines

02-NOV-2015

Ongoing

 

  1. E.) Dr. Mahendran A/L Samykano

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Effect of Solution Concentration And Temperature On The Growth Of Ferromagnetic Nanowires During Electrodeposition

01-MAR-2017

Ongoing

2

Synthesis and Characterization of One Dimensional Modified Cobalt Nanowires for Nanoscale Mechanical Devices

01-AUG-2016

Ongoing

 

  1. F.) Dr. Ahmad Fitri Bin Yusop

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Investigation on Tribology Effects On Emulsified Palm Biodiesel Fuel Using Diesel Engine

01-MAR-2018

Ongoing

2

Improved Oxygenated Combustion Through Alcohol Additive Dilution Approach on A Diesel Engine For Performance And Emission Enhancement

05-OCT-2016

Ongoing

  1.   G.) Dr. Mohd Adnin Bin Hamidi

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Development of Ignition Mechanism Through Transient Species Analysis

20-JUN-2017

Ongoing

2

Exergy and Energy Investigation of Combustion in a Diesel Engine Through Blended Levels of Biodiesel

25-JUN-2016

Ongoing

 

  1. H.) Dr. Sudhakar Kumarasamy

 

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Performance Analysis of Floating and Submerged Photovoltaics System

30-APR-2018

Ongoing

2

Modelling and Performance Analysis Of Automated Floating And Submerged Photovoltaics For Application In Water Bodies Of Malaysia

01-MAR-2018

Ongoing

3

Techno-Economic Analysis, Optimization and Life Cycle Assessment Of Thin Film Pv For Building Application In Malaysia

01-MAR-2018

Ongoing

4

Advanced Biodiesel Production from Various Bioresources And Waste Oil Blends

28-JUN-2017

Ongoing

5

Characterization and Technology Assessment Of Sustainable Biofuel Production From Seaweed For Automotive Application

20-JUN-2017

Ongoing

6

Development for Renewable Biofuel from Seaweed From Automotive Industry Application

30-APR-2017

Ongoing

 

  1. I.) Dr. Muhamad Zuhairi Bin Sulaiman

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Solar Dryer Machine for Small and Medium Enterprises (Sme)

15-OCT-2017

Ongoing

2

Elucidation of Boiling Heat Transfer Mechanism By Parametric Approach Using Hybrid-Nanofluids

15-AUG-2017

Ongoing

3

Investigation on Boiling Heat Transfer And Critical Heat Flux In Nanofluid Pool Boiling

25-JUN-2016

Ongoing

 

Completed Research Project

A.

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Diesel Engine performance with Emulsified Water-Diesel Fuel

01-OCT-2015

30-SEP-2017

2

Combustion Characteristics of Emulsified Biodiesel

15-MAR-2015

14-MAR-2017

3

heat Transfer Enhancement of nanofluid in a Modified Double Pipe Heat Exchanger with Twisted Tape Inserts

15-MAR-2015

14-MAR-2018

4

Combustion Characteristics of Ammonium Perchlorate & Potassium Nitrate Base Fuel at High Pressure

25-OCT-2014

24-OCT-2016

5

Ethylene Glycol Based Nanofluids for Automotive Engines Cooling System

25-OCT-2014

24-OCT-2016

6

Experimental Investigation on Convective Heat Transfer for Turbulent Flow of Ethylene Glycol (EG) Based Nanofluid

25-OCT-2014

24-OCT-2016

7

Experimental Study on Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) with Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) on-Board Injection Operating with a Single Cylinder Diesel Engine

15-JAN-2014

14-JAN-2016

8

Fundamental Study of Jatropha Biodiesel Oil On Ultra-Low Emission Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engine Combustion

01-DEC-2013

30-NOV-2016

9

Engine Testing on Biodiesel Blend with Small Portion of Additive for Performance Improvement

01-APR-2013

31-MAR-2016

10

Modern Electrostatic Charging for Diesel Particulate Matter by using Electrostatic Cyclone under Positive DC Voltage

01-APR-2013

31-MAR-2015

11

Development and Efficiency Study of LPG Burner for Traditional Local Foundry

15-JUN-2012

14-MAY-2014

12

Combustion Characteristic of High Energetic Fuel

15-JUN-2012

14-MAY-2014

13

Cylinder Mixture Stratification Method using High Pressure Direct Injection of Compressed Natural Gas for 4 Stroke Engine

01-JUN-2012

30-NOV-2014

14

Experimental Investigations on Palm Oil Based Biodiesel and Additive in Diesel Engine

01-OCT-2011

30-SEP-2012

15

Design & Development of Automobile Cooling System Using New Coolant

15-AUG-2011

15-AUG-2012

16

Utilization of Unconventional Oil in Light Diesel Engine

01-AUG-2011

01-AUG-2012

17

Electrostatic Charging of Diesel Particulate Matter from Automobile Exhaust Gas

08-JUL-2011

08-JUL-2013

18

Sea Water Scrubber System for Reduction of Diesel Particulate Matter

01-JUL-2011

01-JUL-2013

19

Development of High Energetic Materials from Renewable Energy Resources

15-MAY-2011

15-MAY-2012

20

Characteristics of Biomass Derived Liquid Fuels

11-JUL-2010

30-JUN-2012

21

Characteristics of Biomass Derived Liquid Fuels

01-JUL-2010

30-JUN-2012

 

B.

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Investigation of Properties And Heat Transfer Enhancement Of Hybrid Nanofluids For Heat Exchanger Applications

01-MAR-2017

01-MAR-2019

2

Performance Analysis of Hybrid Nanolubricant For Application In Automotive Air Conditioning System

01-MAR-2017

01-MAR-2020

3

Performance Enhancement and Energy Saving In Automotive Air Conditioning System (AAC) Using Nanolubricants

01-MAR-2017

01-MAR-2020

4

Experimental and Numerical Heat Transfer Augmentation Of Hybrid Tio2-Sio2 Nanofluids In A Flat Tube With Twisted Tape

01-MAR-2017

01-MAR-2020

C.

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Solar Water Heating System with Multilayer Absorber Solar Collector using Al2O3 Nanofluids

25-JUN-2016

24-JUN-2018

2

Performance Analysis of Automotive Air Conditioning (AAC) System using Lower Global Warming Potential (GWP) Refrigerant-R1234yf Operating with Nanolubricants

25-JUN-2016

24-JUN-2018

3

Investigation the effect of Nanolubricant on Energy Saving in Automobile Air-conditioning System

01-DEC-2015

30-NOV-2017

4

Heat Transfer Enhancement using Refrigeration Nanolubricant for Energy Consumption Reduction in Automobile Air-Conditioning System

25-DEC-2014

24-DEC-2016

5

Fundamental Study of Thermo-Physical Properties and Forced Convection Heat Transfer Rate Bioglycol Based Nanofluids Coolant

25-OCT-2014

24-OCT-2016

6

Fundamental Study of EG Based Nanofluids for Application in Automotive cooling System

25-NOV-2013

24-NOV-2015

D.

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Performance of Nano Particle Bases Diesel Blends on Combustion Characteristics, Performance and Exhaust Emission

25-JUN-2016

24-JUN-2018

2

Pembangunan Modal Insan ICoE Kluster Automotif

01-MAR-2014

28-FEB-2015

3

Study of Biodiesel Fuel Spray Characteristics for Clear Spray Images by suign Nano Spark Shadowgraph Photography Technique

25-FEB-2014

24-FEB-2016

4

An Experimental Study of Fuel Sprays Characteristics using Optical Chamber with Nano-Spark Shadowgraph Photography Technique

25-FEB-2014

24-FEB-2016

5

Modelling of Human Physiological Implication Towards Whole body Vibration Exposure

25-DEC-2013

24-DEC-2015

6

The Effect of Steam Injection on Power and Emission of Hybrid Air-Diesel Engine Using Steam Injector

01-DEC-2013

30-NOV-2016

7

An Experimental Study of Performance and Exhaust Emission of an Internal Combustion Engine Fuelled with Diesel Fuel and Tire-Diesel Fuel Blends

01-APR-2013

31-MAR-2015

8

Analysis of Tire Derived Fuel Spray and Combustion Characteristics Inside Optical Accessible Chamber by Using Shclieren Photography Technique

15-DEC-2012

14-DEC-2014

9

Development of New Lubricant Dispersed with Nanoparticles

01-AUG-2011

01-NOV-2012

10

Analysis of Diesel and Biodiesel Fuels Spray Characteristics for Clear Spray Images by Using Nano-Spark Shadowgraph Photography Technique

08-JUL-2011

08-DEC-2013

11

Development of Optical Accessable High Pressure Fuel Combustion Chamber for Diesel Fuel and Alternative Fuel Combustion Efficiency Experiment

15-MAY-2011

15-AUG-2012

 

E.

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Experimental Investigation of Exhaust Gas Emission from a Common Rail Diesel Engine Operated with Trifuel Emulsion (Biodiesel-Alcohol-Diesel)

01-MAY-2016

30-APR-2018

2

Stability and Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Sea Water n Diesel Emulsion (WiDE) for IC Engine Application

25-JUN-2015

24-JUN-2017

3

Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Phase Material as Heat Storage from a Concentrating Solar Collector

01-NOV-2014

31-OCT-2016

 

F.

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Investigation of the influence of synthesis parameter on template based electrodeposited Ni nanowires

25-MAY-2016

24-MAY-2018

2

One Dimensional Nanomaterial Synthesis, Characterization and Potential Industrial Application

01-OCT-2015

30-SEP-2016

3

Investigating of Micromachining of silicon Using Micro EDM

01-DEC-2009

30-NOV-2011

4

Development of Micro-EDM with Microactuator Feed Control System

01-MAY-2009

30-APR-2011

G.

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Influence of using Emulsified Palm Biodiesel Fuel on the Performance and Pollutants Emitted from Diesel Engine

05-APR-2016

04-APR-2018

2

Mengkuang Leaf Cutter Machine

31-DEC-2015

30-DEC-2016

3

Controlling Particulate Matter (PM) Emissions on Engine Testing by the used of the Application of New Energy Sources, including Biodiesel Fuel

01-OCT-2015

30-SEP-2016

H.

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Investigation of PRF and Toluene/n-Heptane Mixture in HCCI Mode Ignition using Transient Species Measurements and Simplified Model Analysis, Supported by 0-D and 3-D Simulation

15-JUN-2016

14-JUN-2017

I.

NO.

TITLE

START DATE

END DATE

1

Determination of Certain Thermo-physical Properties of Nanofluid Useful in the Estimation of Heat Transfer Coefficient

15-JUL-2010

14-JUL-2011

 As of August 2018 - (Dr.MZS)