This page provides access to research works by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nik Noriman Zulkepli, currently a Associate Professor of Polymer Engineering, Centre of Excellence for Geopolymer and Green Technology, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP).

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Skills and Expertise: Polymers, Material Characterization, Materials Processing, Advanced Materials, Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Mechanical Properties, Materials, Nanomaterials, Materials Testing and X-ray Diffraction.

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  • Shrinkage analysis on thick plate part using Response Surface Methodology (RSM) 

    M. Isafiq; Shayful Zamree, Abd Rahim; ‪Mohd Nasir, Mat Saad; M., M. Rashidi; Mohd Fathullah, Ghazli @ Ghazali; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli (EDP Sciences, 2016)
    The work reported herein is about an analysis on the quality (shrinkage) on a thick plate part using Response Surface Methodology (RSM). Previous researches showed that the most influential factor affecting the shrinkage ...
  • Analysis of shrinkage on thick plate part using genetic algorithm 

    S., N. Najihah; Shayful Zamree, Abd Rahim; S., M. Nasir; Mohd Sazli, Saad; M., M. Rashidi; Mohd Fathullah, Ghazli @ Ghazali; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli (EDP Sciences, 2016)
    Injection moulding is the most widely used processes in manufacturing plastic products. Since the quality of injection improves plastic parts are mostly influenced by process conditions, the method to determine the optimum ...
  • Common Defect of Colonial Buildings in Malaysia 

    Mohd Hanizun, Hanafi; Mohd Umzarulazijo, Umar; A. A., Razak; Zul Zakiyuddin, Ahmad Rashid‬; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli; Omar S., Dahham (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    Defects and damage to heritage buildings constitute a significant problem to be understood and addressed by the organisation. Lack of information on defects towards the heritage buildings results in decisions or actions ...
  • Green Curb - An Alternative Method to Produce Road Curb Using Old Tire 

    Izwan, Johari; Md Azlin, Md Said; Md Azree, Othuman Mydin; D Gunasegar; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli; Omar S., Dahham (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    Green curb was introduced to be an alternative material for a traditional road curb. This green curb is having a different concrete mix but the dimension and other requirement with respect to JKR requirement is still the ...
  • Cure Characteristics and Physical Properties of SMR L/ EPDM Blends: Effects of Blend Ratios 

    Abdulkader M., Alakrach; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli; Luqman I., Alrawi; Omar S., Dahham; Normah, Abdul Latip; Lokman Hakim, Ibrahim; Izwan, Johari (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    The effects of different blend ratios of Standard Malaysian Rubber (SMRL)/Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) blend with different ratios on the cure characteristics (cure time, scorch time, minimum and maximum torque) ...
  • Recycled Natural Rubber Latex Gloves Filled CR Rubber: The Effects of Filler Size and loading 

    Abdulkader M., Alakrach; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli; Luqman I., Alrawi; Omar S., Dahham; Normah, Abdul Latip; Lokman Hakim, Ibrahim; Mohammed, Omar A. (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    The effect of (rNR-G) as a filler with different size and loading on curing characteristics (scorch time, cure time, minimum and maximum torque) and physical properties (swelling test, crosslink density and hardness test) ...
  • The Influences of Chicken Feather Loading on Tensile and Physical Properties of R-Hdpe/Eva/Cff Composites 

    Haliza, Jaya; AbdulKadir, H. K.; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli; Omar S., Dahham; Mazelan, Abdul Hamid; Normah, Abdul Latip; A. K. Aini (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    PE/EVA blends are one of the popular existing commercial polymers which catch many attentions among researchers and manufacturing industry. This article is concerned with the mechanical properties, morphology, and functional ...
  • The effects of Phthalic Anhydride on R-Hdpe / Eva / Cff composites: tensile and physical properties 

    AbdulKadir, H. K.; Haliza, Jaya; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli; Omar S., Dahham; Mazelan, Abdul Hamid; Normah, Abdul Latip; Aini, A.K. (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    Phthalic anhydride is one of the compromise coupling agents that enhance the dispersion and hydrophobicity of fiber which consequently improved the interfacial adhesion of composites. This article is concerned with the ...
  • Tensile and Physical Properties of Unsaturated Polyester/Potash Feldspar Composites: The Effect of Potash Feldspar Loading 

    Haliza, Jaya; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli; Omar S., Dahham; Nazmizan, Muhammad; Normah, Abdul Latip; Aini, A.K.; Breesem, Khalid M. (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    In order to reduce the cost and improve the performance of potash feldspar (PF)/unsaturated polyester (UP) composites, the effects of potash feldspar loading towards mechanical, physical, and morphology of UP/PF composites ...
  • The Effects of Wood Sawdust Loading on Tensile and Physical Properties of Up/Pf/Wsd Composites 

    Haliza, Jaya; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli; AbdulKadir, H. K.; Omar S., Dahham; Nazmizan, Muhammad; Aini, A.K. (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    Wood sawdust fiber is one of the viable by-products which turn composites into something useful and industrially applicable in manufacturing industries. In this study, the UP/PF composites with varies ratio of wood sawdust ...
  • An Introduction to Thermal Bridge Assessment and Mould Risk at Dampness Surface for Heritage Building 

    Mohd Hanizun, Hanafi; Mohd Umzarulazijo, Umar; A. A., Razak; Zul Zakiyuddin, Ahmad Rashid‬; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli; Omar S., Dahham (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    The dampness is a significant threat in the heritage building and a leading factors to the degradation and dilapidated building. The scientifically measured need to be implemented in mitigating such issues. Advance ...
  • Mercaptopropyltriethoxysilane (MPTES) Concentration Effect on Selectivity and Electrical Response of Nanostructure 

    Ammar B., Mosbah; Tijjani, Adam; Mohammed, Mohammed; Omar S., Dahham; Uda, Hashim; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    The surface modification by on Mercaptopropyltriethoxysilane (MPTES) done to enhance electrical behavior of nano-IDE -based sensor, silicon based active area was coated with MPTES. The electrical properties of modified ...
  • Arsenic ion Detection via Electron Chemical Reaction Mechanism Based on Interdigitated Electrode (IDE) 

    Mosbah, Ammar B.; Tijjani, Adam; Mohammed, Mohammed; Omar S., Dahham; Uda, Hashim; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    In recent days, both raw and treated water being consumed by human and animal posed serious threat to the consumer. Due to heavy industrialization water easily carries heavy metals that are harmful to consumers. Heavy metal ...
  • Synthesis of Alumina Sub-Microstructure Particles Using InHouse Methods 

    Almahdi R., Rabia; Abdul Haqi, Ibrahim; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli; Sam Sung, Ting; Tijjani, Adam (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    The paper reported novel synthesis of alumina AlxOy Sub-Microstructure Particles Using In-House Methods. The structure was synthesized from aluminium oxide by in-house prepared method. The synthesis was performed using ...
  • Design, Fabrication and Characterization of silicon Nanostructures for Lead (Pb+ ) ion detection 

    Nuri A.KH., Ehfaed; Tijjani, Adam; Mohammed, Mohammed; Omar S., Dahham; Uda, Hashim; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli; Almahdi R., Rabia (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    Silicon nanostructure were prepared using cheap and in-house technique developed in INEE. Amino-functionalized Si nanowires were tested against heavy metal lead (Pb). The device was fabricated via dry oxide etching approach ...
  • Functionalization of Si Nanowire Surfaces to Create Interactive Mechanism for Heavy Metals Detection Application 

    Nuri A.KH., Ehfaed; Tijjani, Adam; Mohammed, Mohammed; Omar S., Dahham; Uda, Hashim; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli; Almahdi R., Rabia (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    Silicon (Si) nanostructure was prepared using a cheap and in-house technique. The device was fabricated via dry oxide etching approach with a controlled oxygen flow rate in an oxidation furnace, a network of uniform Si ...
  • Modelling Simulation of Organic and Inorganic Interaction Based on First Principle Calculation 

    Tijjani, Adam; Aeshah M., Mohammed; Mohammed, Mohammed; Omar S., Dahham; Uda, Hashim; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    The student presented theoretically interaction of organic and inorganic based on the electrostatic interaction created by the ssDNA interaction with sensor active surface, the ssDNA strand was immobilised on silicon-based ...
  • Effect of Kenaf Fibre Layers on Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Kenaf/Unsaturated Polyester Composites 

    Mohammed, Mohammed; Rozyanty, Rahman; Aeshah M., Mohammed; Azlin Fazlina, Osman; Tijjani, Adam; Omar S., Dahham; Uda, Hashim; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli; Bashir O., Betar (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    Composites of kenaf/unsaturated polyester containing 1layer up to 4 layers of kenaf fibre were studied to evaluate the mechanical and thermal properties. These composites were compared with a control system containing ...
  • Amino-propyltriethoxysilane Modified Heavy Metal Sensor Based on Silicon Nanowire Arrays 

    Nuri A.KH., Ehfaed; Shillan, Bathmanathan; Tijjani, Adam; Mohammed, Mohammed; Aeshah M., Mohammed; Omar S., Dahham; Uda, Hashim; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    Safety of consuming water from various resources can be questioned nowadays due to high content of material that is highly possible to have toxic content and cause permanent damage to human itself. Possible toxic content ...
  • Effect of kenaf fibre Mat layers and Zinc Oxide Nanoparticle Concentration on the Mechanical and Thermal Properties of ZnONPs/kenaf/polyester Composites 

    Mohammed, Mohammed; Rozyanty, Rahman; Aeshah, M. Mohammed; Azlin Fazlina, Osman; Tijjani, Adam; Omar S., Dahham; Uda, Hashim; Nik Noriman, Zulkepli; Bashir O., Betar (IOP Publishing, 2018)
    Zinc oxide nanoparticle kenaf polyester composite (ZnONPs/kenaf/polyester) containing 1, 2, 3 and 4 layers of kenaf fibre treated with 40nm 2% (w/w) and 5 % (w/w ) of ZnONPs were prepared and characterised to evaluate ...

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