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  • Strength, density and water absoprtion of Palm oil boiler ash (POBA) geopolymer brick/IBS brick 

    Zarina, Yahya; Kamarudin, Hussin; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Khairul Nizar, Ismail; Rafiza, Abd Razak (Trans Tech Publications Ltd., 2016-01)
    Geopolymer or alkali-activated binder is produced by synthesizing aluminosilicate source materials with an alkaline activator solution. This study has been conducted to produce palm oil boiler ash (POBA) geopolymer brick/IBS ...
  • Treated oil palm ash as precursor in the zeolite synthesis 

    Faizul, Che Pa; Abdullah, Chik; Md. Fazlul, Bari (Trans Tech Publications Ltd., 2016)
    In this study, the ability of treated oil palm ash aided with kaolin powder to produce zeolites is studied. The palm ash has been treated with citric acid via a leaching process to get rid of the metallic impurities in it. ...
  • Isothermal aging affect to the growth of Sn-Cu-Ni-1 wt. % TiO2 composite solder paste 

    Rita, Mohd Said; Mohd Arif Anuar, Mohd Salleh; Mohd Nazree, Derman; Mohd Izrul, Izwan Ramli; Norhayanti, Mohd Nasir; Norainiza, Saud (Trans Tech Publications Ltd., 2016-07)
    This work investigated the effects of 1.0 wt. % TiO2 particles addition into Sn-Cu-Ni solder paste to the growth of the interfacial intermetallic compound (IMC) on Cu substrate after isothermal aging. Sn-Cu-Ni solder paste ...
  • Wettability and shear strength of Sn-Cu-Ni-xSi3N4 composite solder 

    Mohd Izrul, Izwan Ramli; Mohd Arif Anuar, Mohd Salleh; Mohd Nazree, Derman; R.M. Said; Norhayanti, Mohd Nasir; Norainiza, Saud (Trans Tech Publications Ltd., 2016-07)
    The wettability and mechanical properties of solder the joint of Sn-Cu-Ni-xSi3N4 had been investigated. In this study, five different silicon nitride (Si3N4) percentage addition were chosen (0 wt. %, 0.25 wt. %, 0.5 wt. ...
  • Theoretical calculations for MUO3 (M = Na; K; Rb): DFT + U study 

    Sikander, Azam; Ali Hussain, Reshak, Prof. Dr. (Elsevier B.V., 2014-09)
    The energy band structure, density of states and electronic charge density for MUO3 (M = Na; K; Rb) compound has been inspected in support of density functional theory (DFT). We have employed the GGA + U to treat the ...
  • The root caused analysis of leakaged heat exchanger tube 

    Shaiful Rizam, Shamsudin; Mohd Arif Anuar, Mohd Salleh; Azmi, Rahmat, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Mazlee, Mohd Noor, Dr.; Mohd Harun; Hafizal, Yazid (Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH & Co., 2015-03)
    AISI type 316L stainless steel was used as a heat exchanger tube material in an inter-cooler column. After less than a year of operation, severe corrosion failures occurred and a transverse opening leakage was observed on ...
  • Electronic band structure and optoelectronic properties of SrCu2X2(X = As, Sb): DFT calculation 

    Saleem Ayaz, Khan; Ali Hussain, Reshak, Prof. Dr.; Zeyad A., Alahmed (Springer Science+Business Media New York., 2014-07)
    All-electron-full potential linear-augmented plane wave method with Engel Vosko approximation was used for calculating the electronic structure, Fermi surface, and optical properties of SrCu2X2 (X = As, Sb). The calculated ...
  • Structural, electronic, and optical properties of orthorhombic and triclinic BiNbO4 determined via DFT calculations 

    Litimein, F; Rabah, Khenata, Prof. Dr.; Gupta, Sanjeev Kumar, Prof.; Murtaza, Ghulam, Assoc. Prof.; Ali Hussain, Reshak, Prof. Dr.; Abdelmadjid, Bouhemadou; Saad, Binomran; Masood, Yousaf; Jha, Prafulla Kumar (Springer Science+Business Media New York., 2014-11)
    We performed ab initio calculations using the FPLAW method with the local density approximation (LDA) implemented in the WIEN2 k code for the orthorhombic (α) and triclinic (β) phases of BiNbO4. The modified Becke-Johnson ...
  • Optoelectronic and thermoelectric properties of KAuX5 (X = S, Se): A first principles study 

    Wilayat, Khan; Ali Hussain, Reshak, Prof. Dr. (Springer Verlag, 2014-02)
    The electronic structure as well as optical and thermoelectric properties of the orthorhombic polychalcogenides of gold KAuX5 (X = S, Se) compounds have been investigated using full-potential linearized augmented plane ...
  • Thermoelectric properties of a single graphene sheet and its derivatives 

    Ali Hussain, Reshak, Prof. Dr.; Saleem Ayaz, Khan; Auluck, Sushil, Dr. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014-04)
    The thermoelectric properties of pristine graphene and H2S adsorbed onto bridge, hollow and top sites of a graphene sheet are investigated using the semi-classical Boltzmann transport theory. The average values of electrical ...
  • Density functional study of electronic, charge density, and chemical bonding properties of 9-methyl-3-Thiophen-2-YI-Thieno [3,2-e] [1, 2, 4] Thriazolo [4,3-c] pyrimidine-8-Carboxylic acid ethyl ester crystals 

    Ali Hussain, Reshak, Prof. Dr.; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Zeyad A., Alahmed; Auluck, Sushil, Dr.; Jan Chysky, Prof. Dr. (Elsevier B. V., 2014-06)
    A comprehensive theoretical density functional investigation of the electronic crystal structure, chemical bonding, and the electron charge densities of 9-Methyl-3-Thiophen-2-YI-Thieno [3, 2-e] [1, 2, 4] Thriazolo [4,3-c] ...
  • Effects of processing method and nanofiller size on mechanical properties of biomedical thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) nanocomposites 

    Azlin Fazlina, Osman; Edwards, Grant; Martin, Darren (Trans Tech Publications, 2014-03)
    The effects of processing method and nanofiller size on mechanical performance of biomedical thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)-organosilicate nanocomposites were examined. High energy milled organofluoromica nanofillers ...
  • Batu Reput filled recycled polypropylene eco-polymer composites 

    Sharifah Shahnaz, Syed Bakar, Dr.; Nurul Shahida, Zakaria; Juyana, A.Wahab; Mohd Arif Anuar, Mohd Salleh (American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, 2013)
    The effect of Batu Reput, which scientifically called as Dolomite mineral filler on the mechanical properties of recycled polypropylene (rPP) mixed using Z-blade mixer was examined. This research has been done to investigate ...
  • Alkali activated blast-furnace slag cement: The opportunity to solve sustainable issues 

    Aimi Noorliyana, Hashim; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Azira, M.N.; Noor Mariamadzliza, Mohd Nan; Kamrosni, Abdul Razak; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr. (American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, 2013)
    This paper aimed at investigating the possibility of alkali activated blast-furnace slag (BFS) to produce cement powder that could be alternative to ordinary Portland cement. It was found that an alkali activated BFS ...
  • Review on the various ash from palm oil waste as geopolymer material 

    Zarina, Yahya; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Khairul Nizar, Ismail, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Rafiza, Abdul Razak (Advanced Study Center Co. Ltd., 2013)
    The solid waste from palm oil mill industry has been increasing annually where it has been reported that the palm oil waste was produced 4 million tons/years in Malaysia only. Hence, the solution to overcome the problems ...
  • The electronic structure, electronic charge density and optical properties of the diamond-like semiconductor Ag2ZnSiS4 

    Ali Hussain, Reshak, Prof. Dr.; Sikander, Azam (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013-11)
    The electronic structure, electronic charge density and optical properties of the diamond-like semiconductor Ag2ZnSiS4 compound with the monoclinic structure have been investigated using a full-relativistic version of the ...
  • Application of clay - based geopolymer in brick production: A review 

    Muhammad Faheem, Mohd Tahir; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Mohamed, Bnhussain, Prof. Dr.; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Prof. Madya; Mohd Izzat, Ahmad (Trans Tech Publications Inc., 2013)
    This paper reviews and summarizes the current knowledge and application of clay as a geopolymer material in production of geopolymer brick. As we understand, the nature of source materials give a significant impact to the ...
  • Disorder dependent half-metallicity in Mn2CoSi inverse Heusler alloy 

    Singh, Mukhtiyar P.; Saini, Hardev S.; Thakur, Jyoti; Ali Hussain, Reshak, Prof. Dr.; Kashyap, Manish K. (Elsevier Ltd., 2013)
    Heusler alloys based thin-films often exhibit a degree of atomic disorder which leads to the lowering of spin polarization in spintronic devices. We present ab-initio calculations of atomic disorder effects on spin ...
  • Electronic structure, magnetism and robust half-metallicity of new quaternary Heusler alloy FeCrMnSb 

    Singh, Mukhtiyar P.; Saini, Hardev S.; Ali Hussain, Reshak, Prof. Dr.; Kashyap, Manish K. (Elsevier B.V., 2013)
    A new quaternary Heusler alloy FeCrMnSb is identified by employing ab initio electronic structure calculations. It is stable in Y-structure which is also verified by various conditions governed by elastic constants c ij. ...
  • Properties of fresh palm oil fuel ash based geopolymer material 

    Moslih Amer, Salih; Abang Abdullah, Abang Ali, Ir. Prof.; Ramazan, Demirboga; Mohd Mustafa Al-Bakri, Abdullah (American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information (AENSI), 2013-10)
    In this paper, palm oil fuel ash (POFA) was used as the soul material to produce geopolymer binder. Sodium silicate mixed with sodium hydroxide was used as alkaline activator to activate the palm oil fuel ash. Activator ...

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