This page provides access to research works by Dr. Rafiza Abd Razak, currently a Senior Lecturer, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP).

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Skills and Expertise: Civil Engineering, Cement & Concrete, Geopolymer, Advanced Materials

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  • Bonding strength characteristics of FA-based geopolymer paste as a repair material when applied on OPC substrate 

    Warid Wazien, Ahmad Zailani; Bouaissi, Aissa; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Rafiza, Abd Razak; Yoriya, Sorachon; Mohd Arif Anuar, Mohd Salleh; Mohd Remy Rozainy, M. A. Z.; Hamzah, Fansuri (MDPI AG, 2020-05)
    This investigative study aims to study the mechanical and morphological properties of fly ash (FA)-based geopolymer paste as a repair material when applied on ordinary Portland cement (OPC) overlay concrete. The first ...
  • 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 ...
  • Chemical reactions in the geopolymerisation process using fly ash-based geopolymer: A review 

    Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin; Mohammed Amjad, Hussain; Khairul Nizar, Ismail; Rafiza, Abdul Razak; Mohd Izzat, Ahmad (American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information (AENSI Publisher), 2011-07)
    The development of our world, demanding the power supply which is produced by combustion of coal. Unfortunately, the million of tons of fly ash and related-products have been generated. To overcome these problems, fly ash ...
  • The relationship of NaOH molarity, Na2SiO3/NaOH ratio, fly ash/alkaline activator ratio, and curing temperature to the strength of fly ash-based geopolymer 

    Mohd Mustafa, Al Bakri Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin; Mohammed Amjad, Hussin; Khairul Nizar, Ismail; Rafiza, Abdul Razak; Zarina, Yahya (Trans Tech Publications, 2011)
    Geopolymer, produced by the reaction of fly ash with an alkaline activator (mixture of Na2SiO3 and NaOH solutions), is an alternative to the use of ordinary Portland cement (OPC) in the construction industry. However, there ...
  • The effect of curing temperature on physical and chemical properties of geopolymers 

    Mohd Mustafa, Al Bakri Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin; Mohammed Amjad, Hussain; Khairul Nizar, Ismail; Zarina, Yahya; Rafiza, Abdul Razak (Elsevier BV, 2011)
    Fly ash-based geopolymers required heat to increase the geopolymerization process in order to obtain higher compressive strength. As such, geopolymer samples were prepared using different curing temperatures (room temperature, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Effect of palm slag filler size on the mechanical and wear properties of brake pad composites 

    Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Assoc. Prof.; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Shamsul Baharin, Jamaludin, Prof. Dr.; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Rafiza, Abdul Razak (American Scientific Publishers, 2013-01)
    Particle size of filler and other material that involved in brake pad composites are expected to be able to strongly influence the wear properties and performance. Palm slag as a filler in brake pad was investigated in ...
  • Malaysian Foxtail grass - A potential source of natural/agro fibre for polymer composite panel 

    Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Prof. Madya; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Norazian, Mohamed Noor; Rafiza, Abdul Razak; Zarina, Yahya (Trans Tech Publications, 2013)
    Foxtail grass, also known as 'rumput bulu' by the local people, is one of the fast growing grasses abundantly available all over Malaysia. A full grown Foxtail grass attains a height of about 0.5 - 1.5 meters. The fibres ...
  • Study on radioactivity components, water quality and microstructure characteristic of volcano ash as geopolymer artificial aggregate 

    Rafiza, Abdul Razak; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Khairul Nizar, Ismail, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Sandu, Ion; Djwantoro, Hardjito, Dr.; Zarina, Yahya (SYSCOM 18, 2013-06)
    The assessments of radioactivity, water qualitytesting and microstructure characteristic of volcano ash have been examined. The measurement of the 226Ra, 232Th, 40K, and 238U were carried out using radioactive concentration ...
  • Comparison of original and sintered LUSI mud from East Java, Indonesia as raw material for making a geopolymer 

    Rafiza, Abdul Razak; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Djwantoro, Hardjito, Dr.; Khairul Nizar, Ismail, Assoc. Prof. Dr. (American Scientific Publishers, 2013-01)
    This paper presents the characterization of LUSI mud from East Java, Indonesia, as a potential raw material for making a geopolymer. Two types of LUSI mud were analyzed, i.e., original LUSI mud and LUSI mud that had been ...
  • Microstructure studies on the effect of the alkaline activators of fly ash-based geopolymer at elevated heat treatment temperature 

    Mohd Mustafa Al-Bakri, Abdullah; Omar A., Abdulkareem; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Khairul Nizar, Ismail, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Rafiza, Abdul Razak; Zarina, Yahya; Alida, Abdullah (Trans Tech Publications, 2013)
    Fly ash-based geopolymers are new binding materials produced to replace the ordinary Portland cement (OPC) used in concrete. In this research, the effect of alkaline activators on the compressive strength and the microstructure ...
  • Microstructure study on volcano ash geopolymer aggregate at different sintering temperature 

    Rafiza, Abdul Razak; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Khairul Nizar, Ismail, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Djwantoro, Hardjito, Dr.; Wan Hamidon Wan Badaruzzaman, Ir. Dr.; Zarina, Yahya (Trans Tech Publications, 2014)
    Recent research shows that the by-product materials such as fly ash can be used as raw material in producing aggregates and lightweight aggregates. The usage of this material can improve the quality of the aggregates ...
  • Effect on strength and hardness of clay ceramic substrate after treatment using koalin based geopolymer glaze 

    Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Liyana, Jamaludin; Muhammad Faheem, Mohd Tahir; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Rafiza, Abdul Razak; Zarina, Yahya; Alida, Abdullah (Trans Tech Publications, 2014)
    Geopolymerization is an alternative for ceramic industry by using clay based material such as kaolin or calcined kaolin geopolymer. Geopolymer paste is initially produced by alkaline activation of calcined kaolin with NaOH ...
  • Influence of dolomite on the mechanical properties of boiler ash geopolymer paste 

    Zarina, Yahya; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Mohd Mustafa Al-Bakri, Abdullah; Khairul Nizar, Ismail, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Rafiza, Abdul Razak (Trans Tech Publications, 2014)
    The waste material from palm oil industry has been increasing since Malaysia was the world largest exported of palm oil mill. The waste such as palm fibers, nut shells, palm kernel and empty fruit bunches are the solid ...
  • Reviews on the different sources materials to the geopolymer performance 

    S. N. Fifinatasha; Mohd Mustafa Al-Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Zarina, Yahya; Rafiza, Abdul Razak; Liyana, Jamaludin (AENSI Publisher All rights reserved, 2013-10)
    Geopolymer is manufactured from the aluminosilicate source material in example fly ash, silica fume, kaolin, ground granulate blast slag (GGBS), boiler ash and volcano ash reactivated via alkaline solution. But the different ...
  • Design, processing and characterization of fly ash-based geopolymers for lightweight concrete application 

    Mohd Mustafa Al-Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Khairul Nizar, Ismail, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Sandu, Andrei Victor; Mohamed, Bnhussain, Prof. Dr.; Zarina, Yahya; Rafiza, Abdul Razak (Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), 2013-04)
    The mix design of geopolymers plays important role in obtaining desirable compressive strength. Optimum mix design of geopolymers can be applied for application, such as lightweight concrete. In order to determine the ...
  • The effect of various waste materials' contents on the attenuation level of anti-radiation shielding concrete 

    Ali Basheer, Azeez; Kahtan Sadiq, Muhammed, Dr.; Mohd Mustafa Al-Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Sandu, Andrei Victor; Rafiza, Abdul Razak (MDPI, Basel, Switzerland, 2013)
    Samples of concrete contain various waste materials, such as iron particulates, steel balls of used ball bearings and slags from steel industry were assessed for their anti-radiation attenuation coefficient properties. The ...
  • Study of concrete using modified polystyrene coarse aggregate 

    Mohd Mustafa Al-Bakri, Abdullah; Zarina, Yahya; Norazian, Mohamed Noor; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Prof. Madya; Rafiza, Abdul Razak (Trans Tech Publications, 2013)
    Polymer recycling has received a great deal of attention in recent years. At the present time, small percentages of polymer wastes in Malaysia are being recycled. The recycling process has typically consisted of reprocessing ...
  • Study on refractory materials application using geopolymer processing 

    Mohd Mustafa Al-Bakri, Abdullah; Liyana, Jamaludin; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Mohamed, Bnhussain, Prof. Dr.; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Prof. Madya; Rafiza, Abdul Razak; Mohd Izzat, Ahmad (American Scientific Publishers, 2013-01)
    Geopolymer is cementitious binders that do not require the presence of ordinary Portland cement (OPC). Class F fly ash with geopolymer formulations prepared with an alkaline activator (mixture of Na2SiO3 and NaOH solutions) ...
  • Reviews on the Geopolymer materials for coating application 

    Zarina, Yahya; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Khairul Nizar, Ismail, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Rafiza, Abdul Razak (Scientific.Net, 2012-12)
    The application of geopolymer has been expand in many areas where before this it only used for the production of cement and concrete. One of the new applications of geopolymer is for coating. Metakaolin, fly ash and ...

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