Amiruddin Bin Ismail

Amiruddin Bin Ismail
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia | ukm · Department of Civil Engineering

Phd in Civil and Structural Engineering

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December 2016 - December 2017
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Position
  • Former Head
January 2012 - present
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Position
  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
February 2009 - December 2016
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Position
  • Head

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Publications (240)
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Light rail transit (LRT) is a sustainable transportation mode that ensures sustainable environmental, economic, and social development. Generally, the rate of public transportation usage in many parts of the world remains low compared to private vehicles. There is a need to understand passengers’ perception of public transportation service quality...
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While rail-based public transport is clearly a more advanced and preferable alternative to driving and a way of overcoming traffic congestion and pollution problems, the rate of uptake for rail travel has remained stagnant as a result of various well-known issues such as that commuters either use a more reliable and comfortable alternative to get f...
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Bus services naturally tend to be unstable and are not always capable of adhering to schedules without control strategies. Therefore, bus users and bus service providers face travel time variation and irregularity. After a comprehensive review of the literature, a significant gap was recognized in the field of public transportation reliability. Acc...
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In the context of transportation, the passenger loyalty is a measurement of the level of passenger's willingness to use a similar public transport. The goal of this study is to examines and identifies factors that influencing passenger loyalty. Three factors such as satisfaction, service value, services quality was predicted as an influential facto...
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Toll plazas are one of the critical components of a roadway system. At the same time, they are among the most complex road structures, as drivers are exposed to a large amount of information and have a short amount of time to make a decision to avoid any collision. VISSIM and SSAM are used to investigate the effect of various Malaysian toll plazas...
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Construction delays have become endemic in Libya. It is imperative to create awareness of the extent to which such delays can adversely affect project delivery, especially with regard to road construction projects. It is clear that the Libyan road construction industry also faces the issue of not being able to complete projects within the allocated...
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In accessing quality bus service in Putrajaya, 6 attributes were chosen as suggested by experts and summary review of four guidelines in bus transit manual from New Zealand, United Kingdom, United State and Australia. Six (6) attributes was identified, namely Services Hours, Load Factor for passenger, Comparison Car and Bus Travel , Frequency of Bu...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of a ternary geopolymer binder (MKSP) on the early-age shrinkage cracking, creep relaxation, and stress development of a restrained mortar containing alkali activated metakaolin (MK), slag(S), and palm oil fuel ash (POFA). Various mortars were prepared containing different proportions of these...
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Transportation infrastructure, specifically road projects, is the backbone of economic and social development of many countries. Successful road infrastructure projects are delivered with reduced cost, on time. Factors contributing to Construction delay in road construction projects in Libya were identified and ranked through a questionnaire survey...
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The quality of service is a measurement of the level of service provided against the expectations of customers. This research examines the behaviour of passengers using public transport with respect to the service quality of public transit. A questionnaire was answered by 412 passengers at one of the main railway stations, Kuala Lumpur Sentral. Emp...
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Delays have always been a major concern in road construction projects throughout the world, with significant financial and social impacts for stakeholders, and the occurrence of schedule delays has a serious impact on project investment, efficiency, cost, and reputation. Libya is one of the countries faces all these delay issues. This study explore...
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Behavioural intention is associated with the likelihood of engaging in a particular behaviour. It is crucial as it indicates that how customers may behave in the future and has its roots in the theory of planned behaviour. This case study examines the behavioural intention of public transport passengers in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia...
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The Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Manual (TCQSM) was chosen based on the review with four manuals and guidelines for the method will be applied. Six (6) attributes, namely Hours of Service, Passenger Load, Transit Auto Travel Time, Service Frequency, Punctuality Performance and Service Coverage were chosen for evaluation.[6][7][8]. A tota...
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Green transportation refers to a sustainable transport that gives the least impact in terms of social and environmental but at the same time is able to supply energy sources globally that includes non-motorized transport strategies deployment to promote healthy lifestyles, also known as Mobility Management Scheme (MMS). As construction of road infr...
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This study aims to explore the pattern of road traffic accidents and their causes in Libya compared to some developed countries. In 2008, 13,725 Injured 2332 killed 13,352 accidents. The data was obtained from General Administration of Traffic and Authorizations in Libya. There was an increase in the number of registered cars as well as the majorit...
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More than 1.2 million people die in road accidents and between 20 and 50 million people get injured every year around the globe. In Libya 50000 people died in road accidents during the last forty years from 1969 to 2009. This unpleasant fact was revealed recently in the Global Status Report on Road Safety released in 2008 by the World Health Organi...
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More than 1.2 million people die in RTAs and between 20 and 50 million people are injured in these accidents every year around the world. Road traffic accidents are a menace to both developed and developing nations, particularly to the latter. In Libya 50,000 people died because of road accidents from 1966 to 2009. For Libya, road accidents not onl...
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Libya is a developing country aiming to achieve the states of developed nation by 2030. In recent years; the volume of vehicles on the road has increase rapidly (of different types and make) and a growing network of roads. This has led to the accidents on the road and costs government a lot of money every year. This study investigated age and gende...
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In this article, on time performance for public buses in West Klang Valley was evaluated. 5 main cities in West Klang Valley namely Puchong, Petaling Jaya, Subang Jaya, Shah Alam and Klang was choosen. A bus stop was chosen for each locations and routes as methodology to evaluate on time performance. The arrival time of the buses was recorded and n...
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In developing expert system for quality of services, there is five step methodology namely Task Analysis, Knowledge Acquisition, Prototyped Development, Expansion & Refinement And Finally Verification, Validation And Evaluation. In this paper is highlight of case study verification, validation and evaluation proses of the expert system. In this cas...
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Prior studies showed that most evacuation contraflow designs have never been implemented. As a result, the effectiveness of these contraflow designs remains unknown. In this paper, VISSIM simulation has been used to achieve the possibility for predicting various scenarios at Kajang-Cheras highway contralane by using dynamic assignment model in orde...
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Delays have always been a major concern in road construction projects throughout the world, with significant financial and social impacts for stakeholders, and the occurrence of schedule delays has a serious impact on project investment, efficiency, cost, and reputation. Libya is one of the countries faces all these delay issues. This study explore...
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The fundamental objective of this research is to study the behavior and properties of the traditional and non-traditional additives and to characterize the cementitious stabilized base layer. This research presents experimental results on the improvement of short-term road base performance by the addition of carboxylated styrene butadiene emulsion...
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Coping with delays is an ever-present challenge for construction projects throughout the world, and both practitioners and researchers have focused their attention on ways to prevent them or to mitigate their effects. Civil engineering projects in Libya, too, especially projects involving road construction, constantly face construction delays. This...
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Due to the increased number of vehicles, shopping centers and rapid growth population of Al-Mansour city, daily trips have been increasing besides generating traffic congestion in major roundabouts in the city. Those will make developing an imperial delay model in roundabouts important due to the traffic and geometric influences. Therefore, two maj...
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Polymers are commonly used for improving the physical and rheological properties of asphalt. Several methods have been suggested to increase the compatibility between polymers and asphalt. Adding of nanoparticles to asphalt can improve the performance of polymer modified asphalt. This study is about evaluating the performance of Epoxidised Natural...
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In this study, bus dwell time is defined as the duration consumed by passengers alighting and boarding at a key stop. Some other activities may be involved in this duration of time such as lift operation. Bus dwell time is of great importance in estimating the capacity of a bus station, and it is also a major component of bus travel time. Also, fun...
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Purpose An alternative new ternary geopolymer mortar (MKSP) was developed to resolve a traditional mortar problem which exhibits several disadvantages, including poor strengths and surface microcracks and the CO2 air pollution. Design/methodology/approach The MKSP ternary binder was produced using metakaolin (MK), slag (S), and palm oil fuel ash...
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Higher temperature properties of the asphalt cement have been characterized before and after modification using dynamic shear rheometer (DSR) and viscosity testing. In this study, calcium carbonate nanoparticles (CaCO3) and aluminum oxide nanoparticles (Al2O3) have been added to the base asphalt cement with concentrations of 3, 5 and 7%.wt by the w...
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The road distresses have caused too much in maintenance cost. However, better understandings of the behaviours and properties of asphalt, couples with greater development in technology, have allowed paving technologists to examine the benefits of introducing additives and modifiers. As a result, modifiers such as polymers are the most popular modif...
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Bus services usually tend to be irregular and their level of irregularity depends on various factors, such as crowding level, terminal departure behaviour, passengers’ behaviour, operator behaviour, traffic and weather condition and etc. High-frequency bus routes have shorter headways (usually headway less than 10 to 15 minutes) and higher passenge...
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This paper presents the effect of input source energy on the results of spectral analysis of surface wave (SASW) evaluation of flexible pavements in terms of maximum and minimum wavelength. A series of surface wave tests, namely the SASW test, were done on asphalt pavement using four steel balls with different masses as sources. These sources were...
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Road distress results in high maintenance costs. However, increased understandings of asphalt behaviour and properties coupled with technological developments have allowed paving technologists to examine the benefits of introducing additives and modifiers. As a result, polymers have become extremely popular as modifiers to improve the performance o...
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Rutted sample from wheel tracking test. (TIF)
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Indirect tensile resilient modulus test instrument. (TIF)
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This paper aims to determine the expert system developed from past research observations. This overview of expert system indicates the use of system which have slight affects on the results. Planning of research design enables a researcher to decide on what system it should be conducted. Two main components categorized for this paper are knowledge...
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This study aims to evaluate and characterize the properties of modified asphalt cements exposed to high temperature. The Acrylate Styrene Acrylonhrtilrei (ASA) polymer and nano aluminum oxide (Al2O3) nanoparticles were added to the base asphalt cement with concentrations of 3, 5 and 7% of the weight of asphalt. The storage stability, viscosity, fre...
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Freeze–thaw (FT) cycles and moisture susceptibility are important factors influencing the geotechnical characteristics of soil–aggregates. Given the lack of published information on the behaviour of base course materials stabilised with styrene butadiene emulsions (SBE) and cement–SBE-treated base (CSBETB) under environmental conditions, especially...
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This study investigated the effects of the addition of a carboxylated styrene–butadiene emulsion (Tylac® 4190) and Portland cement on the long-term performance of road base. To achieve the goals of this study, a literature review, laboratory investigation, and data processing and analyses were accomplished. The specimens stabilized with Portland ce...
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Asphalt is commonly used as a binder in the construction of highways and runways, due to its good viscoelastic properties, natural asphalt cement does not have sufficient strength to resist sudden stresses of excessive loading or stress from low and high temperatures. Therefore, modification of asphalt is necessary in order to improve its material...
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The current study investigates solutions to optimize the intercity highway network and to facilitate the understanding of the transport mode of Libyans, according to the proposed transport policies, in terms of reducing car usage for intercity trips. In this study, different models namely the logit and spike models are applied to estimate the mean...
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The rheological and physical properties of asphalt binders modified with aluminium oxide (Al2O3) nanoparticles were investigated. Al2O3 nanoparticles were added to the base asphalt binder at concentrations of 3, 5, and 7 wt.%. Superpave binder tests were conducted to evaluate the characteristics of the nano-Al2O3-modified binders. Rotational viscos...
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This paper introduces the use of a seismic technique, the Enhanced Resonance Search (ERS), to assess airport runway profile and evaluate its strength variation with depth. ERS technique combines the advantages from the Spectral Analysis of Surface Wave (SASW) method, which measures the vertical variation of shear wave velocity and the resonance met...
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A series of surface wave tests, namely the Spectral Analysis of Surface Wave (SASW) test, was done on asphalt pavement to study the effect of receiver distance, S; the height of dropping steel balls, H; and the mass of the source, m on the results of SASW evaluation. For each test, four steel balls with different masses, namely0.067kg, 0.228kg, 0.5...
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Objective: The effects of type and amount of portland cement as a traditional additive and carboxylated styrene-butadiene emulsion (Rovene® 4045) as a non-traditional additive on the short-term and long-term performance of road base layer were investigated using laboratory mechanistic evaluation of stabilized soil-aggregate mixtures. Methodology: C...
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An effective and real-time traffic information network is highly important and could contribute to decreasing traffic volume and costs by reducing fuel consumption and saving time for drivers in reaching their destinations. This study provides an extensive analysis regarding the drivers' acceptance levels of the current implementation of the Intell...
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Graphical abstract Abstract This study investigates the physical and rheological properties of asphalt binders modified by nano aluminum oxide (AL2O3). Several conventional tests were conducted, including penetration, softening point and ductility, rotational viscosity and dynamic shear rheometer (DSR). Based on the results of the tests, it was fou...
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This study investigated the effects of the addition of a carboxylated styrene–butadiene emulsion (CSBE) and Portland cement on the long-term performance of road base. The specimens stabilised with Portland cement (0–6%) and CSBE (5–10%) were subjected to different stress sequences in order to study the unconfined compressive strength, flexural stre...
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Durable pavement with long service life and low maintenance and rehabilitation costs are preferred; hence, the demand for high-quality asphalt is growing. This situation has led to the research and development of new materials with increased performance, such as polymer-modified asphalt (PMA). This study was conducted to investigate the use of epox...
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Road accidents are the most common phenomenon in our daily life which occurs in every part of the world. In Malaysia, these issues took away many precious lives despite causing problems to the living family. Based on the Global Status Report, World Health Organisation (WHO) on Road Safety, Malaysian road users are categorized as the worst in South...
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Structural equation modelling (SEM) is a modelling technique that can handle a large number of endogenous and exogenous variables, as well as latent variables specifi ed as linear combinations of the observed variables. Usually, the estimation method used in the modelling analysis is the maximum likelihood (ML) estimation. In this study, the park-a...