2013

Journals

  1. Abdullah A. Mamun; Hans-Peter Heim; Tan S. Kim; Sahrim H. Ahmad; Dalour Hossen Beg. 2013. PLA and PP composites with enzyme  modified oil palm fibre: A comparative study. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 53: 160-167 
  2. Ahmad Adlie Shamsuri and Rusli Daik. 2013. Utilization of an Ionic Liquid/Urea Mixture as a Physical Coupling Agent for Agarose/Talc Composite Films. Materials, 6(2): 682-698; doi:10.3390/ma6020682
  3. Amamer Musbah Redwan, Khairiah Haji Badri. 2013. Properties of Polyurethane composites by mechanical and fire resistivity. International Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 4(1): 45-48.
  4. Azwan Mat Lazim, Mohd Zuli Jaafar, Phang Wei Shong, Suzereen Jamil. 2013. Penentuan kualiti minyak masak dan lemak komersial menggunakan teknik kimometik. The Malaysian Journal of Analytical Science, 17(1): 146 – 152
  5. Azwan Mat Lazim, Farahain Mokhtar, Siti Fairus Mohd Yusoff, Ishak Ahmad, Adil Hakam. 2013. Synthesis and characterization of pH sensitive hydrogel using extracted pectin from dragon fruit peel. The Malaysian Journal of Analytical Science, 17(3): 481 – 489
  6. Azwan Mat Lazim, Musa Ahmad, Zuriati Zakaria, M. Suzeren Jamil, Suria Ramli, Faiz Zainuddin, Mohd Nasir Taib, M. Nasir Mat Arip. 2013. Kajian awal penggunaan jaringan Neural Tiruan (ANN) bagi menentukannilai peroksida tiga minyak sawit komersil berdasarkan spektrum FTIR. The Malaysian Journal of Analytical Science, 17(3): 376 – 386
  7. Chan, C.H., Chia, C.H., Zakaria, S., Ahmad, I., Dufresne, A. 2013. Production and characterization of cellulose and nanocrystalline cellulose from kenaf core wood. BioResources 8: 447-460
  8. Chia, C.H., Razali, N.F., Sajab, M.S., Zakaria, S. 2013. Methylene Blue Adsorption on Graphene Oxide. Sains Malaysiana 42(6): 819-826.
  9. Chin, S.X., Chia, C.H., Zakaria, S. 2013. Production of reducing sugar from oil palm empty fruit bunch (EFB) cellulose fibres via acid hydrolysis. BioResources 8: 785-794
  10. E.M. Fahmi, A. Ahmad, N.N. Izyan, H. Hamzah, M.Y.A. Rahman. 2013. Preparation and characterization of PEO-NiO-LiCF3SO3 composite polymer electrolyte. Int. J. Electroact. Mater., 1: 1–8.
  11. Ghalib, H., Abdullah, I., Daik, R. 2013. Electrical Conductivity of Anionic Surfactant-Doped Polypyrrole Nanoparticles Prepared via Emulsion Polymerization. Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology
  12. Golsheikh, A.M., Huang, N.M., Lim, H.N., Chia, C.H., Harrison, I., Muhamad, M.R. 2013. One-pot hydrothermal synthesis and characterization of FeS2 (Pyrite)/graphene nanocomposites. Chemical Engineering Journal 218: 276-284
  13. Hassan Ghalib, Ibrahim Abdullah, Rusli Daik. 2013. Electrically Conductive Polystyrene/ Polypyrrole Nanocomposites Prepared via Emulsion Polymerization. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 52(5): 478-484
  14. Hassan, O., Tang, P.L., Maskat, M. Y., Badri, K.H., Jahim, J., & Mahadi, M. N. 2013. Optimisation of Pretreatments for Hydrolysis of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Fiber (EFBF) Using Enzyme Mixtures. The Biomass and Bioenergy, 56: 137–146
  15. Imperiyka, M.; Ahmad, A.; Hanifah, S.A; Rahman, M.Y.A. 2013. Investigation of Poly(Glycidyl Methacrylate-co-ethyl methacrylate) (GMA-co-EMA)(90/10)-based electrolytes in lithium battery application. Advanced Science Letters, 19(1): 194-198.
  16. Kamarul A.M.S., Sohif, M., Khairiah, H.B. & Muhammad, F.M.Z. 2013. Effects of Loading Percentage of Polyurethane in Lightweight Concrete. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 357-360:1082-1085. DOI 10.4028/ www.scientific.net/AMM.357-360.1082
  17. Khairiah Hj. Badri, Ly Iliyana Mohd Dawi & Nur Ashikin Abd Aziz. 2013. Rigid Polyurethane Foam from Glycolysed Polyethylene Terephthalate Waster Dissolved in Palm-based Polyol. Sains Malaysian, 42(4): 449-457.
  18. M. Imperiyka, A.Ahmad, S.A.Hanifah, M.Y.A. Rahman. 2013. Potential of UV-Curable Poly(Glycidyl Methacrylate-co-Ethyl Methacrylate)-based solid polymer electrolyte for Lithium Ion Battery Application.International Journal of Electrochemical Scienc, 8: 10932-10945
  19. M. Z. Muzakkar, S. Ahmad, M. A. Yarmo, A. Jalar and M. Bijarimi. 2013. Shear Strength of Single Lap Joint Aluminium-Thermoplastic Natural Rubber (Al-TPNR) Laminated Composite.  J. Phys.: Conf. Series,  423 012041 doi:10.1088/1742-6596/423/1/012041
  20. Madihah Ahmad, Bohari  Yamin and Azwan Mat Lazim. 2013. A study on dispersion and characterisation of alpha-mangostin loaded pH sensitive microgel system. Chemistry Central Journal, 7:
  21. Mek Zah Salleh, Khairiah Hj. Badri, Mohd Hilmi Mahmood & Sahrim Hj. Ahmad. 2013. Synthesis of EB-curable hyperbranched polyurethane acrylate from palm oil oleic acid. International Journal of Materials, Innovation ,  Engineering , 4(1): 65-78.
  22. Mimi Azlina Abu Bakar, Sahrim Ahmad, Wahyu Kuntjoro, Salmiah Kasolang. 2013. Effect of Carbon Fibre Ratio to the Impact Properties of Hybrid Kenaf/Carbon Fibre Reinforced Epoxy Composites.  Applied Mechanics and Materials, 393: 136-139.
  23. Mou’ad A. Tarawneh, Sahrim Haji Ahmad. 2013. The Effect of Ultrasonic Treatment and Gamma Radiation on the Thermal Conductivity of TPNR Hybrid Nanocomposites. Advanced Materials Research, 626: 29-33.
  24. Mou’ad A. Tarawneh, Dalila Shahdan, and Sahrim Hj. Ahmad. 2013. Investigation on the Effect of NiZn Ferrite on the  Mechanical and Thermal Conductivity of PLA/LNR Nanocomposites. Journal of Nanomaterials
  25. Mou’Ad A. Tarawneh; Sahrim Hj. Ahmad; K.A. Ku Zarina; Ibrahim N. Hassan; Yu Lih Jiun; Moayad Husein Flaifel; A.R. Shamsul Bahri. 2013. Properties enhancement of TPNR- MWNTs-OMMT hybrid nanocomposites by using ultrasonic treatment. Sains Malaysiana.42(4): 503-507.
  26. Mou’ad A. Tarawneh; Sahrim Hj. Ahmad; SeYong; EhNoum; Kin-Tak Lau. 2013. Sonication effect on the mechanical properties of MWCNTs reinforced natural rubber. Journal of Composite Materials, 47(5): 579-585.
  27. Moayad Husein Flaifel; Sahrim Hj. Ahmad; Aziz Hassan; Shamsul Bahri; Mou’Ad A. Tarawneh; Lih-Jiun Yu. 2013. Thermal conductivity and dynamic mechanical analysis of NiZn ferrite nanoparticles filled thermoplastic natural rubber nanocomposite. Composites Part B: Engineering, 52: 334-339.
  28. Mohd Bijarimi; Sahrim Ahmad; Rozaidi Rasid. 2013. Mechanical, thermal and morphological properties of poly (lactic acid)/natural rubber nanocomposites. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 32(21): 1656-1667.
  29. Mohd Wahid Samsudin, Rusli Daik, Azlan Abas, T. Subahan Mohd Meerah, Lilia Halim. 2013. Environmental Learning Workshop: Lichen as Biological Indicator of Air Quality and Impact on Secondary Students` Performance.  International Education Studies, 6(6):
  30. Mothanna Sadiq Al-Qubaisi; Abdullah Rasedee; Moayad Husein Flaifel; Sahrim Hj Ahmad; Samer Hussein-Al-Ali; Mohd Zobir Hussein; Zulkarnain Zainal; Fatah H. Alhassan; Yun H. Taufiq-Yap; Eltayeb E. M. Eid. 2013. Induction of apoptosis in cancer cells by NiZn ferrite nanoparticles through mitochondrial cytochrome C release. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 8: 4115-4130.
  31. Mothanna Sadiq Al-Qubaisi; Abdullah Rasedee; Moayad Husein Flaifel; Sahrim Hj. Ahmad; Samer Hussein-Al-Ali; Mohd Zobir Hussein; Eltayeb E.M. Eid; Zulkarnain Zainal; Mohd Saeed; Muna Ilowefah. 2013. Cytotoxicity of nickel zinc ferrite nanoparticles on cancer cells of epithelial origin. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 8: 2497-2508.
  32. N. Ataollahi, A. Ahmad, H. Hamzah, M.Y.A. Rahman, N.S. Mohamed. 2013. Ionic Conduction of Blend Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride-Hexafluoro Propylene) and Poly(Methyl Methacrylate)-Grafted Natural Rubber-Based Solid Polymer Electrolyte. Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 8: 7875 – 7884.
  33. N.B. Ibrahim; S.M. Al-Shomar; Sahrim Hj. Ahmad. 2013. Effect of aging time on the optical, structural and photoluminescence properties of nanocrystalline ZnO films prepared by a sol-gel method. Applied Surface Science, 283: 599-602.
  34. N.B. Ibrahim, S.M. Al-Shomar & S.H. Ahmad. 2013. Effect of Annealing Temperature on the Structural and Optical Properties of Nanocrystalline ZnO Thin Films Prepared by Sol-gel Method. Sains Malaysiana, 42(12): 1781–1786.
  35. N. N. Mobarak, A. Ahmad, M. P. Abdullah, N. Ramli, M.Y.A. Rahman. 2013. Conductivity enhancement via chemical modification of chitosan based green polymer electrolyte. Electrochimica Acta, 92: 161–167.
  36. Nadhratun Naiim Mobarak, Nazaruddin Ramli, Azizan Ahmad, Md Pauzi Abdullah. 2013. Development of Carboxymethyl Chitosan Based Green Polymer Electrolyte. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy,  7(2): 267-268.
  37. Nazwa Jon, Ibrahim Abdullah, Rizafizah Othman. 2013. Effects of Silica on the Formation of Epoxidized Natural Rubber/ Polyvinyl Chloride Membrane. Sains Malaysiana, 42(4): 469-473.
  38. Nazwa Jon, Norfarhana Ab. Samad, Nurul Amni Abdullah, Ibrahim Abdullah and Rizafizah Othaman. 2013. Influence of silica addition on the properties of epoxidised natural rubber/polyvinyl chloride composite membrane. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 129(5): 2789–2795.
  39. Noor Afizah Rosli, Ishak  Ahmad, Ibrahim Abdullah. 2013. Isolation and characterization of cellulose nanocrystals from agave angustifolia fibre. BioResources, 8(2):
  40. Nor Azwin Ahad, Sahrim Haji Ahmad, Norazwani Muhammad Zain. 2013. Effects of NR and Liquid NR Loading on Swelling Behaviour of TPU/NR Blends. Advanced Materials Research, 795: 133-136.
  41. Nor Azwin Ahad, Sahrim Hj Ahmad, Norazwani Muhammad Zain. 2013. Effects of Mixing Parameters on Tensile Strength of TPU/NR Blends. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 291 – 294:  2654-2656.
  42. Nor Liyana Ahmad,  Ishak Ahmad. 2013. Pengekstrakan dan Pencirian Nanoselulosa daripada Serabut Kelapa. The Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, 17(1): 109-118.
  43. Norazwani Muhammad Zain, Sahrim H. Ahmad, Ernie Suzana Ali. 2013. Green Polyurethane Adhesive Bonding of Aluminum: Effect of Surface Treatments. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 393: 51-56.
  44. Norita Hassan, Sahrim Ahmad, Norhamidi Muhamad, Mohd Afian Omar & Noor Azlina Hassan. 2013. Thermoplastic Natural Rubber (TPNR) As a Backbone Polymer for Metal Injection Molding. Sains Malaysiana, 42(12): 1787–1791.
  45. Nurul Munirah Abdullah, Ishak Ahmad. 2013. Fire-retardant Polyester Composites from Recycled Polyethylene & Terephthalate (PET) Wastes Reinforced with Coconut Fibre. Sains Malaysiana, 42(6): 811 – 818.
  46. Nurul Munirah Abdullah, Ishak Ahmad. 2013. Potential of Using Polyester Reinforced Fibers and Coconut Fiber Composites Derived from Recycling Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Waste. Fibers and Polymers, 14(4): 584-590.
  47. Pua, F.L., Sajab, M.S., Chia, C.H., Zakaria, S., Rahman, I.A., Salit, M.S. 2013. Alkaline-treated cocoa pod husk as adsorbent for removing methylene blue from aqueous solutions. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 1: 460-465.
  48. Pua, F.L., Zakaria, S., Chia, C.H., Fan, S.P., Rosenau, T., Potthast, A., Liebner, F.. 2013. Solvolytic liquefaction of oil palm empty fruit bunch (EFB) fibres: Analysis of product fractions using FTIR and pyrolysis-GCMS.Sains Malaysiana 42(6): 793-799.
  49. Rizafizah Othaman. 2013. Special Issue on Emerging Polymers  for Novel Applications (Editorial).International Journal of Materials Engineering Innovation (IJMatEI).
  50. Rumaisa Nordin, Azwani Mat Lazim, Atisya Rohadi, Siti Aishah Hasbullah. 2013. Preparation and activation of spiropyran-merocyanine system. The Malaysian Journal of Analytical Science,17(3): 422-429.
  51. Sajab, M.S., Chia, C.H., Zakaria, S., Khiew, P.S. 2013. Cationic and anionic modifications  of oil palm empty fruit bunch fibres for the removal of dyes from aqueous solutions. Bioresource Technology, 128: 571-577.
  52. Sarifah Fauziah S Draman, Rusli Daik, Said M El-Sheikh, Famiza A Latif. 2013. Nanocomposites of cellulose-based adhesive and toluenesulfonic acid-doped polypyrrole prepared via colloidal dispersion. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites: 32(20): 1553-1560.
  53. S. Rudhziah, N.S. Mohamed, A. Ahmad. 2013. Conductivity and Structural Studies of Poly(vinylidene fluoride co-hexafluoropropylene)/Polyethylmethacrylate Blend Doped with NH4CF3SO3. Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 8: 421 – 434.
  54. Satriani Aga Pasma,  Rusli Daik, Mohamad Yusof Maskat, and Osman Hassan. 2013. Application of Box-Behnken Design in Optimization of Glucose Production from Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Cellulose.International Journal of Polymer Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/104502
  55. Serawati Jafirin, Ishak Ahmad, Azizan Ahmad. 2013. Potential Use of Cellulose from Kenaf in Polymer Electrolytes Based on MG49 Rubber Composites. BioResources
  56. Sharina Abu Hanifah, Normah Hamzah, Lee Yook Heng. 2013. Rapid Synthesis of Magnetic Microspheres Poly(Glycidyl Methacrylate-co-Styrene) by Photopolymerization. Sains Malaysiana, 42(4): 487-493.
  57. Shamsuri, A.A., Daik, R. 2013. Utilization of an Ionic Liquid/Urea Mixture as a Physical Coupling Agent for Agarose/Talc Composite Films. Materials, 6(2): 682-698.
  58. Siti Yasmine Zanariah Zainuddin, Ishak Ahmad, Hanieh Kargarzadeh, Ibrahim Abdullah, Alain Dufresne. 2013. Potential of using multiscale kenaf fibers as reinforcing filler in cassava starch-kenaf biocomposites.Carbohydrate Polymers, 92(2): 2298-2305.
  59. Sjamsiah, Nazaruddin Ramli, Rusli Daik, Mohd. Ambar Yarmo. 2013. Penentuan Sifat Kefungsian Serbuk Rumpai Laut Kappaphycus Alvarezii. The Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, 17(2): 236-243.
  60. Suria Ramli, Azwani M. Lazim, Siti Aishah Hasbullah. 2013. Changes on the Solid Fat Content of Palm Oil/Sunflower Oil Blends via Interesterification. The Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, 17(1): 164-170.
  61. Syazana Ahmad Zubir, Sahrim Ahmad, Ernie Suzana Ali. 2013. Palm Oil Polyol/ Polyurethane Shape Memory Nanocomposites. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 291 – 294: 2666-2669
  62. Tang Pei Ling, Osman Hassan, Khairiah Badri, Mohd Yusof Maskat and Wan Aida Wan Mustapha. 2013. Sugar Recovery of Enzymatic Hydrolysed Empty Fruit Bunch Fiber by Chemical Pretreatment. Cellulose, 20: 3191–3203.
  63. Tan, S.K., Ahmad, S., Chia, C.H., Mamun, A., Heim, H.P. 2013. A comparison study of liquid natural rubber (LNR) and liquid epoxidized natural rubber (LENR) as the toughening agent for epoxy. American Journal of Materials Science 3: 55-61.
  64. Vijay Kumar, S., Huang, N.M., Lim, H.N., Marlinda, A.R., Harrison, I., Chia, C.H. 2013. One-step size-controlled synthesis of functional graphene oxide/silver nanocomposites at room temperature. Chemical Engineering Journal 219: 217-224.
  65. Vijay Kumar, S., Huang, N.M., Lim, H.N., Zainy, M., Harrison, I., Chia, C.H. 2013. Preparation of highly water dispersible functional graphene/silver nanocomposite for detection of melamine. Sensors and Actuators 181: 885-893.
  66. Wong Chee Sien and Khairiah Hj. Badri. 2013. Thermal, Mechanical and Chemical Applied Mechanics and Analyses of Rapid and Self-Cured Prepolymerized Polyurethane Coatings. Materials , 313-314: 227-231.
  67. Yusri Helmi Muhammad; Sahrim Ahmad. 2013. Mechanical and thermal properties of glass fiber-reinforced epoxy composite with matrix modification using liquid epoxidized natural rubber. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites
  68. Z. Firuz, Sahrim Ahmad, Rozaidi Rasid, S.A. Syed Nuzul Fadzli. 2013. Flexural Analysis of Polyurethane Foam and Sandwich Composite Foam via Experimental and Finite Element Cmethods. Advanced Materials Research, 795: 526-529
  69. Zainuddin, S. Y. Z.; Ahmad, I.; Kargarzadeh, H. 2013. Cassava starch biocomposites reinforced with cellulose nanocrystals from kenaf fibers. Composite Interfaces, 20(3): 189-199.
  70. Zakaria, S., Liew, T.K., Chia, C.H., Pua, F.L., Fan, S.P., Roslan, R., Amran, U.A., Potthast, A., Rosenau, T., Liebner, F. 2013. Characterization of Fe2O3/FeOOH catalyzed solvolytic liquefaction of oil &palm empty fruit bunch (EFB) products. Journal of Bioremediation Biodegradation, S4.