Recent Submissions

  • Simulation of mathematical model for monorail suspension system under different track conditions 

    Mabrouk, Wafi A.; Mohammad Faiz Kiew, Abdullah, Prof. Dr. (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2018-12)
    Designing a new monorail suspension system for an existing monorail bogie to accommodate larger cars, locomotives and more passengers is a difficult and complicated problem to solve. This paper introduces a simulation of ...
  • Muskingum and lag method river routing parameters for Klang river at Kuala Lumpur city centre derived using recorded hydrographs 

    Jer Lang, Hong; Suzana, Shafie; Irena, Naubi; Fang, Yong Siew; Kee An, Hong (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2018-12)
    In this Study, the Muskingum and Lag river routing models were used to estimate the routing coefficients of Klang river using flood records of gauging stations at Leboh Pasar and Sulaiman Bridge, for a river reach of 900m ...
  • Structural behaviour of Putra block under axial load using FEM 

    Ken, Pang Wei; Abdul Aziz, Abdul Samad, Ir. Dr.; Inn, Dr. Goh Wan; Noridah, Mohamad, Dr.; Mohamad Zulhairi, Mohd Bosro; Muhammad Afiq, Tambichik (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2018-06)
    Interlocking hollow block (IHB) system is a new building technology which eliminates the mortar layer and instead provides a key connection (protrusions and grooves) to interconnect the blocks. With respect to the mortarless ...
  • Underground MRT in Kuala Lumpur – the inevitable urban transit solution 

    Tiing Tai, Paul Ha, Dato’ Ir. (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2018-06)
    The traffic congestion in Kuala Lumpur and the high demand for urban space would inevitably lead to an underground transit system. The underground works will be posed with all the constraints and challenges in both design ...
  • Design rainfall temporal patterns for upper Klang catchment 

    Jer Lang, Hong; Azmi, Md. Jafri; Izihan, Ibrahim; Suzana, Shafie; Kee An, Hong; Irena, Naubi (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2018-06)
    Rainfall temporal patterns are needed as inputs for hydrologic models such as unit hydrograph or runoff routing method used in the derivation of flood hydrographs. The patterns adopted can have a major effect on the resulting ...
  • Flood prediction for Klang river using Maskingum and ANN models 

    Jer Lang, Hong; Kee An, Hong (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2018-12)
    Temporal and spatial variations of a flood hydrograph moving through a river reach can be simulated using flood routing tools such as hydrodynamic, hydrological and the ANN (Artificial Neural Networks) models. The ANN ...
  • Effect of Palm Oil Fiber (POF) to strength properties and fracture energy of green concrete 

    Abdul Aziz, Abdul Samad; Cindy Wong, Yean Theng; Tim Ee, Ching; Noridah, Mohamad; Muhammad Afiq, Tambichik; Mohamad Zulhairi, Mohd Bosro (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2018-06)
    The lack of research on concrete which utilizes Palm Oil Fuel Ash (POFA), Rice Husk Ash (RHA), Recycled Concrete Aggregate (RCA) and Palm Oil Fiber (POF) simultaneously in concrete was globally observed. To meet this gap, ...
  • Reinforced concrete strength at slab and column intersection 

    Siao, Wen Bin, Ir. (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2017-12)
    This paper proposes a method modified from that as first suggested by Siao1 to determine the effect on column strength taking into consideration the effect of confinement by the surrounding slab. Previous test results2-4 ...
  • Guided scrambling as a peak to average power ratio reduction technique for digital video broadcasting-terrestrial 2 

    V. Jeewa, Ir. (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2017-12)
    Analogue Broadcast Transmitters are being replaced by Digital Transmitters based on standards using Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex (OFDM). However, high Peak to Average Power Ratio (PAPR) is limiting the performance ...
  • Integrated infrastructure systems for future-ready cities 

    Kwet Yew, Er. Yong, Professor (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2017-12)
    Cities are complex large-scale systems of which water and transport systems are as critical as the fragility of the aging urban centres. A Future-ready city would require a total review of the integration of residential, ...
  • Integrating safety and health indexes in computer-aided molecular design under property prediction uncertainty 

    Joon, Yoon Ten; Lik, Yin Ng; Mimi, H. Hassim; Denny, Ng K.S.; G. Chemmangattuvalappil, Nishanth (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2017-06)
    Computer-Aided Molecular Design (CAMD) is a powerful tool for designing promising molecules with the targeted properties. Besides properties, the safety and health aspects must also be considered during design stage to ...
  • Maximizing the impact of air bubbles for membrane fouling control in microalgae harvesting 

    Eliseus, Arthur; Muhammad Roil, Bilad, Dr (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2017-06)
    Harvesting microalgae using membrane is challenging due to the nature of microalgae having very high membrane fouling potential. Numerous techniques have been proposed for membrane fouling control, including optimizing ...
  • Production and characterization of biopolyols from crude glycerol based liquefaction process 

    Yong , Jun Xin; Po, Kim Loa (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2017-06)
    The feasibility of using palm kernel cake and crude glycerol in liquefaction process to produce bio polyol was investigated in this study. The identiied parameters for liquefaction conditions were reaction temperature, ...
  • Debottlenecking of the integrated biomass network with sustainability index in Malaysia 

    Yeoh, Tze Tin; Tan, Tiong Kean; Chong, Kok Hui; Ponniah, Ganga Devi; Lam, Hon Loong, Dr (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2017-06)
    The world has grown large interest towards the biomass industry but there are many challenges that forbid the commercialization of biomass conversion technologies. The underutilized biomass in Malaysia proves that optimisation ...
  • Synergic effect and kinetic mechanisms for Co-Pyrolysis of empty fruit bunch and palm oil sludge 

    Yen, Yee Chong; Gopakumara, Suchithra Thangalazhy; Suyin, Gan; Hoon, Kiat Ng; Lai, Yee Lee (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2017-06)
    The thermochemical behaviour of Co-Pyrolysis between Empty Fruit Bunches (EFB) and Palm Oil Mill Efluent (POME) sludge were studied using Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA). EFB, POME sludge, and their blends (EFB : POME ...
  • Removal of E.Coli and turbidity using riverbank filtration technique -RBF- for riverside alluvial soil in Malaysia 

    Mohd Nordin, Adlan; Miskiah Fadzilah, Ghazali; Mohd Remy, Rozainy (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2016-06)
    Riverbank filtration (RBF) is an efficient and low-cost natural alternative filtration technology for water supply application. In this method, the surface water contaminants are removed or degraded as the infiltrating ...
  • Soil-root withholding strength for river bank stability 

    Ruslan, Hassan; Ibau, Ding (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2016-06)
    The ability of vegetation to stabilise soils is frequently employed in slope stabilisation projects including riverbank restoration activity. Soil block samples permeated with roots of Bermuda Grass commonly used for ...
  • Estimating generalised flood sew ceofficients for penisular Malaysia 

    Jer Lang, David Hong; Amirah Hanim, Mohd Puad; Intan Shafiliah, Abdul Azia; Kee An, Hong (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2016-06)
    Flood estimations based on fitting the frequency of occurrence of annual peak discharges using the Log-Pearson Type 3 distribution are commonly used but they are sensitive to the skew coefficients of the gauging stations. ...
  • Seeking the code of the ground 

    Simpson, Brian (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2016-06)
    This paper explores three topics that constantly challenge geotechnical engineers: deformation, water and safety. More specifically, these topics involve understanding and predicting deformation, designing safely when water ...
  • Effect of grinding on workability and strength of Penang rice husk ash blended concrete grade 30 

    Rahizuwan, Hamid; Norisham, Ibrahim (The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), 2015-07)
    The practice of replacing with conditioned waste materials in construction is well known for conservation of natural resources. Ecological was damaged due to quarrying caused depletion of natural resources (limestone, iron ...

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