This page provides access to research works by Associate Professor Che Mohd Ruzaidi Ghazali, former Dean Faculty Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP).

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Skills and Expertise: Engineering, Materials Engineering, Polymer Engineering, Polymer science, Composites, Recycling, Rheology, Ceramics, Sintering, Microstructure, Ceramic Engineering, Mechanical Properties.

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  • Kaolin Geopolymer as precursor to ceramic formation 

    Nur Ain, Jaya; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali; Mohammed, Hussain; Kamarudin, Hussin; Romisuhani, Ahmad (EDP Sciences, 2016)
    This paper introduced the potential application of kaolin geopolymer as ceramic precursor. This is one of the alternatives to produce high strength ceramic at a slightly lower temperature. Upon sintering the conversion of ...
  • Effect of Crumb Rubber on compressive strength of fly ash based Geopolymer concrete 

    Ahmad Azrem, Azmi; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali; Sandu, Andrei Victor; Kamarudin, Hussin (EDP Sciences, 2016)
    This study explores the effect of different percentage of crumb rubber on compressive strength of fly ash based geopolymer concrete. This research attempted to produce rubberized geopolymer concrete as an environmentally ...
  • Effect of Glass Reinforced Epoxy (GRE) pipe filled with Geopolymer Materials for Piping Application: Compression Properties 

    Mohammad Firdaus, Abu Hashim; Mohd Mustafa, Al Bakri Abdullah; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali; Kamarudin, Hussin; Mohammed, Binhussain; Mohd Firdaus, Omar (EDP Sciences, 2016)
    The aim of this paper is to achieve the highest compressive strength of glass reinforced epoxy pipe with the geopolymer filler content of weight percentage that were used in glass reinforced epoxy pipe. The samples were ...
  • Morphology and properties of geopolymer coatings on glass fibre-reinforced epoxy (GRE) pipe 

    Noor Fifinatasha, Shahedan; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali; Mohammed, Binhussain; Al Husaini, Mohammed; Kamarudin, Hussin (EDP Sciences, 2016)
    Geopolymer coatings were coated on glass fibre-reinforced epoxy (GRE) pipe by using kaolin, white clay and silica sand as source materials and sodium hydroxide (NaOH) and sodium silicate (Na2SiO3) as alkaline solution. The ...
  • Aluminium - Polymer abs product 

    Mohd Ichwan, Nasution; Kamaruddin, Hussin; Shamsul Baharin, Jamaludin; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali; Khairel Rafezi, Ahmad; Faizul, Che Pa; Chek Idrus, Omar (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2012)
    Material used for aluminium product usually made of aluminium scrap. Currently, the price of aluminium scrap is increase. It is necessary to minimize the cost of production by reducing the weight of the aluminium product ...
  • 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 ...
  • Influence of solids-to-liquid and activator ratios on calcined kaolin cement powder 

    Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Assoc. Prof.; Luqman, Musa, Dr.; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Heah, Cheng Yong; Khairul Nizar, Ismail; Mohammed, Binhussain; Liew, YunMing (Elsevier BV, 2011)
    This paper summarizes the effect of activator ratio on the processing of cement powder. Geopolymer slurry was produced via alkaline activation of calcined kaolin. Once the geopolymer slurry solidified, it was crushed and ...
  • Development of pilot plant for novel geopolymer brick making machine 

    Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Assoc. Prof.; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Muhammad Faheem, Mohd Tahir; Shamsul, Baharin Jamaludin, Prof. Dr.; Mohammad Tamizi, Selimin; Muhd Izzat, Ahmad; Alida, Abdullah (American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, 2013)
    With rapid growing country's development and rose in construction activity, rising demand of building materials and increased construction wastes have encouraged the development of new building materials. Geopolymer based ...
  • Comparative study on thermal, compressive, and wear properties of palm slag brake pad composite with other fillers 

    Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Assoc. Prof.; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Shamsul, Baharin Jamaludin, Prof. Dr.; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah (Trans Tech Publications, 2011)
    The attractive performance-to-cost ratio associated with the incorporation of waste material in composite formulations used to produce brake pads has stimulated the idea of exploring the possible incorporation of additional ...
  • Compressive strength of fly ash based geopolymer / glass fiber composite via filament winding 

    Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Prof. Madya; Alida, Abdullah; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Anis Nadhirah, Ismail (Trans Tech Publications, 2014)
    In general, filament winding technique is used to fabricate the composite pipes using continuous fiber and matrix resin. In this study, fly ash based geopolymer resin composites reinforced by continuous glass fiber were ...
  • Polyolefin layered silicates nanocomposites - A review 

    Yusrina, Mat Daud; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Prof. Madya; Azlin Fazlina, Osman (Trans Tech Publications, 2014)
    A review is given of polyolefins layered silicates nanocomposites. This group of commodity thermoplastic is widely used and gain a great attention among researcher now days for nanocomposite preparation with layered silicates ...
  • Feasibility study on composition and mechanical properties of marine clay based geopolymer brick 

    Mohammad Tamizi, Selimin; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Prof. Madya; Liyana, Jamaludin; Aeslina, Abdul Kadir, Dr. (Trans Tech Publications, 2014)
    Geopolymer is an inorganic polymer performed in synthesis process of an aluminosilicate material which activated by alkaline activator solution. Marine clay, considered to be a waste substance which have an important ...
  • Compressive strength and morphology of fly ash based geopolymer as artificial aggregate with different curing temperature 

    Alida, Abdullah; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Prof. Madya; Zarina, Yahya; Mohd Arif Anuar, Mohd Salleh; Nurhamidah, Zakaria; Muhammad Faheem, Mohd Tahir (Trans Tech Publications, 2014)
    This paper presented the compressive strength of geopolymer paste with different NaOH concentration and morphology analysis for sintered artificial aggregate. This artificial aggregate was produce based on mix design with ...
  • Effects of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTS) on the mechanical and thermal properties of plasticized polylactic acid nanocomposites 

    Maizatulnisa, Othman, Dr.; Tan, Kok Hui; Mohd Yusof, Hashim; Halisanni, Khalid; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Prof. Madya; Mohd Nazarudin, Zakaria, Dr; Paridah, Md Tahir, Prof. Dr.; Noor Azlina, Hassan, Dr. (Trans Tech Publications, 2013)
    A multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWCNT)/plasticized polylactic acid (PLA) composite was prepared using a two-roll mill set at 170°C and 50 rev/min. The material was characterized using dynamicmechanical analyzer (DMA). ...
  • Correlating composition design and properties of calcined kaolin geopolymeric powder 

    Liew, Yun Ming; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Mohamed, Bnhussain, Prof. Dr.; Luqman, Musa, Dr.; Khairul Nizar, Ismail, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Prof. Madya; Heah, Cheng Yong (American Scientific Publishers, 2013-12)
    This paper discussed the relation between composition design and properties of calcined kaolin geopolymeric powder. Geopolymeric powder was produced by applying the geopolymerization process. The solids-to-liquid ratios ...
  • Properties of metakaolin geopolymeric binder 

    Liew, Yun Ming; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Mohamed, Bnhussain, Prof. Dr.; Luqman, Musa, Dr.; Khairul Nizar, Ismail, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Prof. Madya; Heah, Cheng Yong (American Scientific Publishers, 2013-01)
    This paper investigates the physical and mechanical properties as well as the morphology study of the MK geopolymeric binder. Mixture of waterglass liquid and NaOH solution were used as the activator solution for the ...
  • Effect of fly ash/alkaline activator ratio and sodium silicate/NaoH ratio on fly ash geopolymer coating strength 

    Liyana, Jamaludin; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Kamarudin, Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Prof. Madya; Azura, Abdul Rashid Assoc. Prof. (Trans Tech Publications, 2013)
    Fly ash geopolymer coating material potential used to protect surface used in exposure conditions. Ratio of fly ash/alkaline activator and Na₂SiO₃/NaOH play important parameter on determining the best flexural strength of ...
  • Halal based sourced EM for turbidity reducing in wastewater treatment 

    Zarina, Zakaria; Noorulnajwa Diyana, Yaacob; Mohd Mustafa Al-Bakri, Abdullah; Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Prof. Madya (Trans Tech Publications, 2014)
    Effective Microorganism (EM) technology was found as the credible solution to solve many environmental problems including wastewater issues. The EM which is in the form of EM mud ball was tested to be effectively used for ...
  • Study on properties and morphology of kaolin based geopolymer coating on clay substrates 

    Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali, Prof. Madya; Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri, Abdullah; Mohamed, Bnhussain, Prof. Dr.; Siti Salwa, M.S.; Alida, Abdullah; Muhammad Faheem, Mohd Tahir; Azlin, S.S. (Trans Tech Publications, 2013-12)
    The application of geopolymer as a coating was not widely explored by other researchers and therefore the study of kaolin based geopolymer coating applied on different types of clay substrate (unsintered and sintered) was ...

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