Hazilah Mad Kaidi

Hazilah Mad Kaidi
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia | UTM · Department of Engineering and Technology

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
The research areas that I’m working on are related to wireless communications, which are: - Information Theory and Coding Theory - Channel Coding, i.e. Turbo Coding - Cooperative Communications - Relay Networks - Hybrid ARQ Cross Layer Design - Error control in Communication System - Propagation in Wireless Network - IoT http://people.utm.my/hazilah

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The literature that a lack of integration between the performance shaping factors (PSFs) and the energy management performance (EMP) is one of the critical problems that prevent performance improvement and reduces the power plant’s efficiency. To solve this problem, this article aims to achieve two main objectives: (1) Systematically investigate an...
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Researchers in Malaysia are attempting to advance and develop the renewable energy sector in response to increased emissions, fossil fuel exhaustion, and the need for electricity in remote areas. Water turbines are known to have a high potential for generating electricity. This paper aims to propose a new concept of floating turbines and analyse it...
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The sustainability issues of energy management are among the open challenges that lack an integrative sustainable framework and need urgent solutions in the power plants. Extant literature has neither defined energy management sustainability adequately, nor developed any sustainable framework in the power plants. In light of this, the study respond...
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The study of the correlation between Emotional Intelligence (EI) and work performance is crucial for the organisation. Some of the organisations do not consider EI skills as the work performed. This study investigates the correlation between EI and the work performance of a telecommunication research company in Malaysia. There are 66 participants i...
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Nowadays, smart health has been developing in the healthcare system by implementing the Internet of Things. One of the implementations of smart health is remote monitoring systems for rehabilitating patients such as stroke. Today, with the rising Covid-19 pandemic, patients undergoing rehabilitation at home have difficulties meeting with their doct...
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(1) Background: this paper aimed at modeling the sustainable integration of quality and energy management system (IQEM) via identifying critical success factors (CSFs) and analyzing the effect on energy management; (2) Methods: The research adopted theoretical and practical methods, through carefully examining the literature to extract the research...
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Industry 4.0 is expected to play a crucial role in improving energy management and personnel performance in power plants. Poor performance problem in maintaining power plants is the result of both human errors, human factors and the poor implementation of automation in energy management. This problem can potentially be solved using artificial intel...
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Ocean waves that impact along the coast are among the most promising renewable energy sources that can be extracted from the environment. The ocean’s energy can be extracted by a few methods and converted from kinetic energy into electrical energy using turbine blades and power generators installed in areas with strong waves. The best and most wide...
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The source of electricity supply in isolated areas is commonly from diesel or other fossil fuel-based generation systems. However, the increasing cost and harmful emissions of these fuels have led researchers to seek alternative solutions in providing electricity. Hence, harnessing renewable resources can be a favourable solution in lowering the de...
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Renewable energy is one of the alternative energy resources in Malaysia to replace fossil fuel use, which is an important issue that needs to be established. Some of the possible renewable energy sources are wind, hydro and solar. Since 2019, various incentives announced by the Malaysian Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) to enhance r...
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Advanced technology in agriculture has enabled the manipulation of the artificial light spectrum in plant development such as improving yield and plant growth. Light manipulation using light-emitting diodes or LEDs can inhibit, delay, or even promote flowering. Some studies have shown that far-red (FR) light can stop flowering, but studies have not...
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Palm oil methyl ester (PME) is a form of fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) which in principle is biodiesel. Malaysia could greatly leverage the abundance of PME sources given its status as a palm oil-producing country. In this paper, palm oil is evaluated for its potential as a biofuel feedstock and its derivatives’ vast use in the domestic market but...
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Malaysia has a great potential to harness energy in water due to its long coastline within the South China Sea and the Straits of Malacca. Malaysia’s energy mix could be improved using marine current energy devices (MCEDs) to replace fossil fuel and it is predictable energy compare to hydropower, solar photovoltaic (PV), and biomass. However, MCEDs...
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The progressions in telecommunication beyond the 5th generation have created a need to improve research drifts. The current 5G study has an important focus on non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) technology. Sparse Code Multiple Access (SCMA) is a promising technique within NOMA, enhancing the multi-user handling capability of next-generation comm...
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The use of mobile communication is growing radically with every passing year. The new reality is the fifth generation (5G) of mobile communication technology. 5G requires expensive infrastructural adjustment and upgradation. Currently, Pakistan has one of the most significant numbers of biometrically verified mobile users. However, at the same time...
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span lang="EN-GB">The progressions in telecommunication beyond the 5<sup>th</sup> generation have created a need to improve research drifts. The current 5G study has an important focus on non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) technology. sparse code multiple access (SCMA) is a promising technique within NOMA, enhancing the multi-user handling capab...
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The progressions in telecommunication beyond the 5th generation have created a need to improve research drifts. The current 5G study has an important focus on non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) technology. Sparse code multiple access (SCMA) is a promising technique within NOMA, enhancing the multi-user handling capability of next-generation comm...
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The competition in the energy market involves the development of environment-friendly and high scale power output plants. The major types of reliable power generation plants are found to be nuclear and hydropower plants which are manifested as a promising source of energy that produces power on a large scale. Human errors are mainly occurring durin...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has directly impacted the electric power industry; the energy sector has experienced huge losses in electricity production. These losses have also affected the reliability of communication and employees’ performance, hence destabilizing the electric power system. This article aims at achieving two objectives. First, analyzing...
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Cloud computing is a growing demand that allows a business to drive their goals using good Information Technology (IT). The tremendous increased in computing resources usage introduce several challenges to IT service providers. One of the key issues is the high energy consumption of the data centres. Virtualization has been used as a technique to r...
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This paper demonstrates an optical fiber proximity sensor for micro distance measurement. The optical fiber was used to detect a silver plate which acted as an obstacle. A flat end of a standard single mode optical fiber was functioned to emit the broadband light at near infrared wavelength region and receive the reflected light from the obstacle....
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Nowadays, embedded systems run in every setting all around the globe. Recent advances in technology have created many sophisticated applications rich with functionality we have never seen. Nonetheless, security and privacy were a common issue for these systems, whether or not sensitive data can be protected from malicious attacks. These concerns ar...
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span>Palm oil is one of the main agricultural contributors to Malaysia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Although commercial palm oil plantations have flourished in Malaysia for decades, there is still room for improvement especially in minimizing manpower load and developing efficient machinery to improve the various processes involved in the palm o...
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span>This paper focuses on design, analysis and fabrication of hydraulic ram pump, which uses the force of gravity to deliver water to higher altitudes. It does not depend on electrical and fossil energy and robust, inexpensive, easy to install and maintain. All these qualities make it suitable for use in remote areas where water and electricity su...
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Controlling the temperature of the glycerin purification process system was not an easy task, as an increase in operating temperature would significantly reduce the quality of the purified glycerin. This is because an unlimited increase in temperature beyond the set point and an excessive prolongation of the heating process would result in the form...
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This paper presents an optimization approach for criteria setting of Renewable Distributed Generation (DG) in the Green Building Rating System (GBRS). In this study, the total line loss reduction is analyzed and set as the main objective function in the optimization process which then a reassessment of existing criteria setting for renewable energy...
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This paper presents an optimization approach for criteria setting of Renewable Distributed Generation (DG) in the Green Building Rating System (GBRS). In this study, the total line loss reduction is analyzed and set as the main objective function in the optimization process which then a reassessment of existing criteria setting for renewable energy...
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Pure glycerin is normally adopted for the production of cosmetics, personal care and food industryin order to produce quality end-products. Most crude glycerin, however, contains a sticky substance and coloring materials that may affect the flavor and color of the end-product. This paper presents the design and development of the glycerin purificat...
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span>Nowadays, youths underuse their time, energy and creativity in a vast number of other activities, which lead to almost nothing in return. Thus, to fully utilise their huge potential of skills and abilities is by offering productive ways to attract young people in educational-related activities. This paper is presenting the community project on...
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Thermal oxidation is a process done to grow a layer of oxide on the surface of a silicon wafer at elevated temperatures to form silicon dioxide. Usually, it en- counters instability in oxide growth and results in variation in the oxide thickness formed. This leads to downtime of furnace and wafer scrap. This study focuses on the factors leading to...
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span>Fiber-based wireless system has become a promising solution as a cost- effective communication and it offers high capacity network with millimeter- wave (mm-wave) signal transmission. The system significantly offers superior possible bandwidths for both fiber and free-space applications. Hence, with the increased capacity as well as wireless m...
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The essence of STEM education is to prepare students that would eventually enter the workforce with STEM knowledge. This project was conducted in Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan involving four secondary schools in the quest to improve students' mastery and interest in mathematics. More than one hundred Form 2 students with mathematical knowledge ranging fr...
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Electroencephalographic (EEG) signals are very closely related to psychophysiological. The EEG signals displayed few responses which can be categorized. This article discussed the use of statistics over the EEG features which confirm the different mental characteristics. Two different type of stimulus was given named as relaxed state and non-relaxe...
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They were once called the baby boomers, born between 1946 to 1964, but now aged above 50 years old, they contribute to the increasing number of elderly population in Malaysia. Age classification for elderly people varies between countries but commonly pre-elderly people is defined as those aged between 50 to 64 years old while those aged more than...
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Renewable energy is energy generated from natural resources and cannot be depleted. Solar energy is the fastest growing source of renewable energy but the high installation and maintenance cost of a solar system has restrained the consumers from adopting this technology at their home or commercial building. This is especially true for those in deve...
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This paper highlights the fundamentals of the strong candidate Power Domain Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access (PD-NOMA) technique, and how it can best fit the requirements of fifth Generation (5G) in practical applications. PD-NOMA ensures flexibility in radio resource to improve user's access performance. Multiple users share the same radio resources...
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Growing number of vehicles in recent years has an impact to road capacity and parking spaces. Even with support of an efficient public transport, some users prefer to use their personal vehicles. Hence, it resulted in lack of parking space in public areas. Looking for parking spaces is time, money and fuel consuming and causes unnecessary stress to...
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This paper investigates the performance of a 2- Dimensional (2D) Joint Source Channel Coding (JSCC) system assisted with parameter estimation for 2D image transmission over an Additive White Gaussian Noise (AWGN) channel and a Rayleigh fading channel. Baum-Welsh Algorithm (BWA) is employed in the proposed 2D JSCC system to estimate the source corre...
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Previous studies have proposed vibration of the water pipeline using accelerometer sensors as a mechanism to detect leaks. Nevertheless, they only relied on a single x-axis data, no single study investigates all the axes of the sensors. Therefore, this paper aims to investigate a vibration technique to detect leakage on plastic water pipeline using...
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The human body is shown to have their own radiation that emits at certain frequencies into the space surround the body. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the characteristic of human electromagnetic radiation among kidney disease patients and non-kidney disease participants. The body radiation frequencies are measured using body radiation...
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Traditionally, it is assumed that source coding is perfect and therefore, the redundancy of the source encoded bit-stream is zero. However, in reality, this is not the case as the existing source encoders are imperfect and yield residual redundancy at the output. The residual redundancy can be exploited by using Joint Source Channel Coding (JSCC) w...
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A promising system of Generalized Inverse Discrete Fourier Transform Non-Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (GIDFT n-OFDM) system can fulfil the requirement of supporting higher data rate in Fifth Generation (5G) technology. However, this system experience High Peak to Average Power Ratio (PAPR) due to massive number of subcarriers signal i...
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Youth is known as an energetic people with a high potential, and eager to try something new. Therefore, it is such a loss if the abilities that they have been wasted and not fully utilised in a proper way. Project of the electrical wiring workshop is one of the great initiatives as it provides a knowledge base and develops skills in technology and...
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The road traffic volume is the main criteria in the road planning and traffic management. Previous studies have discussed on the smart traffic monitoring, and little attention has been paid to the solution of smart traffic control. The objective of this paper is to propose a smart traffic monitoring and control architecture and also the respective...