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ABD.RAHIM BIN ABU BAKAR

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Abd. Rahim bin Abu Bakar
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BRIEF CURRICULUM VITAE 
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Quafilications
  • Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering in the Department of Engineering, University of
        Liverpool, UK.
  • M.Sc. in Automotive Engineering in the School of Mechanical Engineering,
        University of Leeds, UK.
  • B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering, in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,
        Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,
        Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
Professional Qualification :
  •  None
Professional Membership  :
  •  None
Specialisation :
  • Structural dynamics
  • Finite element analysis
Research Interests :
  • Brake, Steering & Windscreen Wiper Noise  & Vibration
  • Parking Brake Design & Performance
Selected Publications (5) :
  • Books and Book Chapters

        - Abu-Bakar, A R and Ouyang H (2008). Recent studies of car disc brake squeal, In Benjamin
          N. Weiss (Editor). New Research in Acoustics. NOVA Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-60456-403-7.
        - Abd Rahim Abu-Bakar. Disc Brake Squeal: A Prediction Methodology, VDM Publishing.
          ISBN: 978-3-8364-3591-8.
        - Lee Chiing Khai, Abd Rahim Abu Bakar & Mohd Shahrulizam Abdullah (2007), Prediction of
          temperature distributions in a disc brake assembly using the finite element method, In DG
          Solomon, MN Berhan, MS Selamat TR Jaafar, M Sudin ed(s). Brake pad and disc material.
          University Publication Centre (UPENA). ISBN. 9789833644914.
        - Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Mohd Kameil Abdul Hamid, Afandi Dzakaria and Badri Abdul Ghani (2007),
          Predicting wear and squeal noise of a disc brake assembly using the finite element method,
          In DG Solomon, MN Berhan, MS Selamat TR Jaafar, M Sudin ed(s). Brake pad and disc material.
          University Publication Centre (UPENA). ISBN. 9789833644914.
        - Musa Mailah, S.M. Hashemi-Dehkordi and A R AbuBakar (2008). Brake squeal control using an
          active technique, In Srithar Rajoo (Editor). Research on Vehicle Technologies. Penerbit UTM.
          ISBN 978-983-52-0550-7.
  • International Journals (SCOPUS/ISI)
     
        - A R AbuBakar and H Ouyang. "Wear prediction of friction material and brake squeal using the
          finite element method". Wear, Vol. 264, Issues 11-12, pp. 1069-1076. (IF=1.51): TOP 25 HOTTEST
          ARTICLE, JAN~MARCH 2008.
        - A R AbuBakar , H Ouyang, L Li and S James.. "Finite element analysis of wear and its effect on
          squeal generation". Journal of Automobile Engineering, Part D, Vol. 222 (7), pp. 1153-1165.
          (IF=0.32)
        - A R AbuBakar and H Ouyang. A prediction methodology of disc brake squeal using complex
          eigenvalue analysis. International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol 46, No. 4, pp.416-435.
          (IF=0.39)
        - A R AbuBakar and H Ouyang.2006."Complex eigenvalue analysis and dynamic transient analysis
          in predicting disc brake squeal".International Journal of Vehicle Noise and Vibration,
          Vol. 2, No. 2, pp 143-155.
        - A.R. Abu Bakar, H.Ouyang and Q.Cao. Interface Pressure Distribution through Structural
          Modifications. SAE 2003 Transactions, Journal of Passenger Cars: Mechanical Systems, Vol. 112,
          No. 6, pp. 2387-2392, 2003.
        - H Ouyang, A R AbuBakar, L Li. A combined analysis of heat conduction, contact pressure and
          transient vibration of a disc brake. International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 51,
          Issue 1/2, pp. 190-206. (SCOPUS & Impact Factor=0.39)
        - A R AbuBakar, M R Buang, M Z M Rashid, R A Rahman. Suppression of Drum Brake Squeal
          through Structure Modifications using Finite Element Method. International Journal of
          Vehicle Design,Vol. 51, Issue 1/2, pp. 3-20. (SCOPUS Impact Factor=0.39)
        - S.M. Hashemi-Dehkordi, M. Mailah, A.R Abu Bakar, 2009, Implementation of Active Force Control
          to Disc Brake for Noise-Free Performance, International Review of Mechanical Engineering
          (I.RE.M.E.) vol. 3, no. 4, pp.481-488.
        - I.M. Awang, A.R. AbuBakar, B.A. Ghani, R.A. Rahman, and M.Z.M. Zain. 2009. Complex eigenvalue
          Analysis of Windscreen Wiper Chatter Noise and its Suppression by Structural Modifications,
          Int. J. Vehicle Structures & Systems, 1(1-3), 24-29. (Best Paper Award)
        - S.M. Hashemi-Dehkordi, M. Mailah, A.R Abu Bakar, 2009. Intelligent Active Force Control with
          Piezoelectric Actuators to Reduce Friction Induced Vibration Due to Negative Damping.
          International Review of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 4 (6)-Part A, pp. 1294-1305.
        - A R AbuBakar, H Ouyang, L C Khai, M S Abdullah. 2010. Thermal analysis of a disc brake model
          considering a real brake pad surface and wear, Int. J. Vehicle Structures & Systems, 2(1),
          20-27.
        - M.H. Hussin, A.R. Abu Bakar, M.R. Jamaluddin, and R. Szlapka. 2010. Effects of lining
          thickness on squeal in drum brake assembly: Experimental investigations, Int. J. Vehicle
          Structures & Systems, 2(2), 69-73.
       - Saw Chun Lin, Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Mohd Rahimi Jamaluddin, Wan Mohd Musyris Wan
          Harujan, Badri Abd Ghani and Choong Chee Guan. 2011. Numerical and experimental approach
          to suppress disc brake squeal through pad modifications, Int. J. Vehicle Structures &
          Systems, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 28-35.
        - S.M Hashemi-Dehkordi, M. Mailah, A.R. Abu-Bakar. 2010. Suppressing Friction-Induced Vibration
          Due To Negative Damping and Mode Coupling Effects Using Active Force Control, Aust. J. Basic
          & Appl. Sci., 4(8): 3917-3933.
        - Muhammad Amir Zanuddin andAbd Rahim Abu Bakar. 2012. Preventing disc brake squeal using
          a thin plate shim, Int. J. Vehicle Structures & Systems, 4 (1), pp. 23-27.
        - Ali Zolfagharian, Mohd Zarhamdy Md. Zain , Abd Rahim Abu Bakar and Azizan As’arry,
          Suppressing Chatter Noise in Windscreen Wiper Operation Using a Robust Hybrid Controllers,
          International Review of Mechanical Engineering (I.RE.M.E.) vol. 6, no. 3, pp.630-635, 2012.
        - Ali Zolfagharian, Amin Noshadi, Mohd Zarhamdy Md. Zain, Abd Rahim Abu. Bakar, Practical
          multi-objective controller for preventing noise and vibration in an automobile wiper system,
          Swarm and Evolutionary Computation. Vol. 8, pp. 54-68. 2013.
        - S.M Hashemi-Dehkordi, M. Mailah, A.R. Abu-Bakar, Reducing Friction-Induced Vibration Using
          Intelligent Active Force Control with Piezoelectric Actuators, Sadhana. Vol. 37, Issue 6,
          pp.637-655. 2012. (IF: 0.259)
        - S.M Hashemi-Dehkordi, M. Mailah, A.R. Abu-Bakar, Stability Analysis of a Linear
          Friction-Induced Vibration Model and its Prevention Using Active Force Control, Advances
          in Mechanical Engineering, vol. X, pp. X–X, 201X. (Accepted: IF:1.062)
     
  • International Periodicals (SCOPUS)
     
        - M. A. Nasaruddin, M.K. Abdul Hamid, A.R. Mat Lazim and A.R. Abu Bakar, Effects of External
          Hard Particles on Brake Noise of Disc Braking System, Applied Mechanics and Materials Vol.
          388 (2013) pp 213-216
        - Matthias Edric Bengsoon, Abd Rahim Abu Bakar and Mohd Kameil Abdul Hamid, Structural
          modifications of disc brake judder using Finite Element Analysis, Applied Mechanics &
          Materials, Vol. 165, pp. 68-72, 2012.
        - Ahmad Razimi Mat Lazim, Mohd Kameil Abdul Hamid and Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, The Effects
          of Pad Surface Topography on Disc Brake Squeal, Applied Mechanics & Materials, Vol. 165,
          pp. 58-62, 2012.
        - M A Salim, A Noordin, M Z Md Zain, A R AbuBakar. 2010. Dynamic Analysis on Noise and
          Vibration Study of Flexible Wiper Blade System, Advanced Materials Research Vols. 97-101
          (2010) pp 4530-4536
       - Mohd Razmi Ishak, Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Subki Shamsudin, Husaini Mohammad Maskak and
          Mohd Kameil Abdul Hamid, Experimental Investigation of Low Speed Disc Brake Judder
          Vibration, Applied Mechanics & Materials, Vol. 471 (2014) pp 25-29
        - Muhammad Ridhwan Abd Rahman, Gregory Vernin and Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Preventing Drum
          Brake Squeal through Lining Modifications, Applied Mechanics & Materials, Vol. 471 (2014)
          pp 20-24
        - Ahmad Razimi Mat Lazim, Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Mohd Kameil Abdul Hamid and Izzat Mohd Asri,
          Influence of silica sand particles on disc brake squeal noise, Applied Mechanics & Materials,
          Vol. 471 (2014) pp 81-85
        - Ahmad Humaizi Rozaini, Mohd Razmi Ishak, Nicolas Quettier, Abd Rahim Abu Bakar and
          Zarhamdy Mohd Zain, Performance of an Electro-Mechanical Parking Brake (EMPB) System,
          Applied Mechanics and Materials Vols. 465-466 (2014) pp 1267-1271
  • National Journals
     
        - Niw Chang Chee & Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Finite element modeling of arc welded joints. Jurnal
          Mekanikal, No. 23, pp. 15-30, June 2007.
        - A R AbuBakar, H Ouyang and M K A Hamid. 2006." A new prediction methodology of dynamic
          contact pressure distribution for a disc brake"  Jurnal Teknologi, Vol. 45 (A), pp 1-11.
        - A R AbuBakar and H Ouyang. 2005. " Prediction of Disc Brake Contact Pressure Distributions
          by Finite Element Analysis". Jurnal Teknologi, Vol.43 (A), pp 21- 36.
        - Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Mohd Kameil Abdul Hamid, Afandi Dzakaria, Badri Abdul Ghani and Maziah
          Mohamad,"Stability analysis of disc brake squeal considering temperature effect Jurnal
          Mekanikal, No. 22, pp. 26-38, December 2006.
        - Sayed-Mahdi Hashemi-Dehkordi, Musa Mailah, Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Active Force Control
          Method for Controlling Friction Induced Vibration, Jurnal Mekanikal, No. 29, pp 18-33.
        - Saw Chun Lin, Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Wan Mohd Musyris Wan Harujan And Badri Abd Ghani.
          Suppressing Disc Brake Squeal through Structural Modifications. Jurnal Mekanikal,No. 29,
          pp 67-83.
        - Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Huajiang Ouyang and Mohd Kameil Abd Hamid. Modelling and simulation
          of disc brake contact and squeal. Jurnal Kebangsaan, No. 20, pp. 163-173, 2008.
        - M A Salim, M Z Md Zain, A R AbuBakar and A Noordin. Simulation of an input shaping scheme
          technique to investigate unwanted noise and vibration in wiper blade, Journal of Mechanical
          Engineering & Technology, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp 1-14.
        - M. K. Abdul Hamid, A. R. Abu Bakar, G. W. Stachowiak. External Hard Particle Size Effect
          on Changes in Frictional Performance and Grit Embedment during Drag and Stop Mode Braking.
          Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences & Engineering) Vol. 66, No.3 (2014), 65–73. (SCOPUS)
        - M. K. Abdul Hamid, A. M. Kaulan, A. R. Abu Bakar, W. B. Wan Nik. Burnishing Effect on Disc
          Brake Corrosion and Frictional Performance of Corroded Disk. Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences &
          Engineering) Vol. 66, No.3 (2014), 59–64. (SCOPUS)
Research Grants Received :
  • Project Leader, FRGS Project  78190: Evaluation of an automotive wiper noise and vibration characteristics using numerical approach (2007-2009) (RM 100,000)-completed.
  • Project Leader, Escience Fund Project 03-01-06-SF0427: Development of brake squeal suppression technique using structural modifications (2007-2009) (RM 288,000)-completed.
  • Project Leader, FRGS Project  78423: evaluation of disc brake noise suppression through structural modification using analytical approach (2009-2011) (RM 47,500)
  • Project Leader, Escience Fund Project 03-01-06-SF0786: Development of an electro-mechanical parking brake for passenger cars (2009-2011) (RM 133,000)
  • Project Leader, GUP Tier 1: Investigation of disc brake judder and its suppression approach (2011-2013) (RM 150,000)
  • Researcher, GUP Tier 1: Reducing tractor driver whole body response to vertical vibration (2011-2013) (RM 130,000)
  • Researcher, GUP Tier 2: Investigation on the effect of third body formation between the sliding surface at pad and disc during squeal condition (2011-2012) (RM 40,000)
  • Project Leader, FRGS Project : Finite element (FE) model of brake insulator in reducing brake squeal noise for motorcycles, (2013-2015) RM87,500.
Consultancy Involvements :
  •  Vibration Analysis on Finned Fan Cooler, Petronas Gas Berhad, Kertih (2009-RM12,000)
  •  Advance Vibration analysis on gas processing plant, Petronas Gas Berhad (March 2010-RM33,567)
Past Working Experience(S) :
  • June 1994 – December 1995              Assistant Engineer at Sony Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd, Penang.
    June 1997 – November 1997              Engineer at Penang Seagate Industries (M) Sdn Bhd, Penang.
    December 1997- September 2000    Tutor in the Department of Applied Mechanics and Design,
                                                                       Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
    October 2000 – August 2011               Lecturer in the Department of Automotive Engineering,
                                                                       Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
    September 2011 – present    Senior  Lecturer in the Department of Automotive Engineering,
                                                                       Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
     

Teaching Experience (List Of Courses Taught) :
  • Statics
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Component Design
  • Automotive Design and Styling
  • Automotive Structures
  • Experimental Technique
  • Automotive Engineering Design
  • Finite Element Method
  • Braking Systems
  • Introduction to Design
  • Laboratory IV (Automotive Module)

     
 
 

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SUPERVISION


Undergraduate
•    37 students have been graduated

Postgraduate (Taught Course)
  1. Mohd Rizal Abdul Latif, Effects of a steering knuckle on disc brake squeal, MEng Thesis, 2008.
  2. Mohd Azli Salim, Input shaping controller for flexible wiper system, MEng Thesis, 2009 (co-supervisor).
  3. Saw Chun Lin, Finite element analysis of disc brake squeal and its suppression approach, MEng Thesis, 2009.
Postgraduate (Research)
  1. Sayed Mahdi Hashemi Dehkordi, MEng, completed (2010) co-supervisor
  2. Noraide Md Yusof, MEng, completed (2013).
  3. Ahmad Humaizi Rozaini, PhD, on-going (2009)
  4. Mohd Razmi Ishak, MEng, completed (2013)
  5. Ahmad Razimi Mat Lazim, PhD, on-going (2010)
ACADEMIC/RESEARCH EXAMINER
1.      External Examiner, MSc Thesis, Lee Jih Houh, USM, 2012.
2.      External Examiner, MSc Thesis, Ahmad Zhafran Ahmad Mazlan, USM, 2012.
3.      Internal Examiner, PhD Thesis, Saiful Anuar Abu Bakar, UTM, 2012.


ADMINISTRATION
  1. Head of Automotive Panel (2008-2009)
  2. Head of Automotive Laboratory (2006- 2008)
  3. Editor, Jurnal Mekanikal (2006 –2011)
  4. Editor, Advances and Applications in Mechanical Engineering and Technology
  5. Editor, Int. Journal of Vehicle Structures & Systems (2009-2012)
  6. Technical Editor, Journal of Applied Sciences (from 2009)
  7. Technical Editor, Asian Journal of Applied Sciences (from 2009)
  8. Technical Committee, 2ndRegional Conference on Engineering Education2007
  9. Organizing Committee, 2ndRiVET 2008
  10. Organizing Committee, Seminar on Design for Millennium 2000
  11. Editor, Journal of Mechanical Engineering & Technology (UTeM), (2013-2017)


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