Tribological behaviour of composites materials.- Tribology properties of synthetic fibre reinforced composites.- Tribology properties of natural fibre reinforced composites.- The effect of fillers on the tribological properties of composites.- Tribological behaviour of polymer composites at elevated temperature.- The effect of size, length and orientation of the fibres on the tribological properties of composites.- Natural fibre composites as friction materials.- Dry sliding wear behavior of materials composites.- Wear properties of hybrid composites.- Scratch resistance of the polymer composites.- The effects of fibre loading of composites on the scratch resistance.- Lubrication effects on the tribological properties of the composites.- Tribological composites for biomedical applications.- Tribological composites for aerospace applications.- Tribological composites for automotive applications.
About the Author
Assoc. Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Mohamed Thariq Bin Haji Hameed Sultan is currently attached with Universiti Putra Malaysia as the Head of Biocomposite Technology Laboratory (BIOCOMPOSITE) Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. Being the Head of Biocomposite Technology Laboratory, he is also appointed as an Independent Scientific Advisor to Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC) based in Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia. He received his Ph.D. from University of Sheffield, United Kingdom and is a Professional Engineer (PEng) registered under the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Professional Technologist (PTech) registered under the Malaysian Board of Technologists and also a Charted Engineer (CEng) registered with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers United Kingdom. He has about 10 years of experience in teaching as well as in research. His area of research interests includes Hybrid Composites, Advance Materials, Structural Health Monitoring and Impact Studies. So far he has published more than 100 International journal papers, published 5 books internationally and received many awards locally and internationally. He was awarded as Leaders in Innovation Fellowship (LIF) by the Royal Academy of Engineering (Raeng), United Kingdom in December 2017 and is also the Honourable Secretary of Malaysian Society of Structural Health Monitoring (MSSHM) based in UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. Currently, he is also attached to the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) as the Chairman in the Engineering Education Technical Division (E2TD). He also appointed as Panel Evaluator for Engineering Accreditation Council Malaysia (EAC) and Engineering Technology Accreditation Council (ETAC).] Ir. Dr Mohd Ridzuan Mohd Jamir is currently working as an Associate Professor at Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Arau, Perlis. He received his Ph.D from Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) Malaysia, and his MEng and BEng from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor Baharu, Malaysia. His area of research interests are in studying natural fibre composites and looking at the performance of composite structures and tribological properties, hybrid reinforced/filled polymer composites, lignocellulosic reinforced/filled polymer and biodegradable composites. So far, he has more than 80 research articles in renowned international journals, proceedings and review papers and serves as a reviewer for several reputable high impact ISI journals and international conferences. Ir. Dr Mohd Shukry Abdul Majid is an Associate Professor at School of Mechatronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis. He received his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from University Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in 2001. Upon his return to Malaysia, he worked as a research and development (R&D) engineer at a semiconductor industry before joining Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) as a lecturer in 2004. He completed his M.Sc. in Mechanical Systems Engineering from the University of Liverpool in 2005 and his PhD in Composite Engineering from Newcastle University, United Kingdom in 2011. An advocate of interdisciplinary research, his research interests are composite piping, looking at the performance of composite structures, NDE's of composites and natural fibre/green composites, hybrid reinforced/filled polymer composites, lignocellulosic reinforced/filled polymer and biodegradable composites. He has authored 149 Scopus indexed publications with 32 publications in ISI-ranked Journals. Ir. Dr Mohd Shukry has been honoured with numerous local and international awards for his achievements including ITEX, MTE and PECIPTA, and is the first recipient from Technical University Network (MTUN) to have been awarded Malaysia's Research Star Award 2017, as one of Malaysia's most promising and influential researchers by the Ministry of High Education Malaysia (MOHE).Dr. Azwan Iskandar Azmi is currently working as a senior lecturer at Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Malaysia. He received his bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, USA and Master's in Advanced Manufacturing Technology from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He completed his doctoral study at the University of Auckland, New Zealand in Mechanical Engineering in 2012 and has more than 10 years of experience in teaching, research, and industries. His area of research interests includes machining and machinability of carbon, glass, and their hybrid composites, as well as difficult-to-cut metal alloys such as titanium, Inconel, and nickel-titanium (NiTi) alloys. So far, he has more than 100 research articles in renowned international journals, proceedings and review papers, and serves as a reviewer for several reputable high impact ISI journals and international conferencesDr. Naheed Saba is currently affiliated with the Laboratory of Biocomposite Technology in Universiti Putra Malaysia. She completed her PhD in Biocomposites Technology from Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia in 2017. She completed Master in Chemistry and also completed Post graduate Diploma in Environment and Sustainable development from India. She has published over 40 scientific and engineering articles on advanced composites, edited six book and published more than 20 book chapters. Her research interest areas are nanocellulosic materials, fire retardant materials, natural fibre reinforced polymer composites, biocomposites, hybrid composites, and nanocomposites. She is the recipient of the International Graduate Research Fellowship, UPM and a reviewer for several international journals such as Cellulose, Constructions and Building Materials, Journal of Materials Research & Technology, BioResources, Carbohydrate Polymers, among others.