Mohamad Faizul Yahya

Mohamad Faizul Yahya
Universiti Teknologi MARA | UiTM · Faculty of Applied Sciences

PhD

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Introduction
Dr Mohamad Faizul Yahya is currently an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam. He joined the department in 2003. His research work is in the area of geometrical modeling and Finite Element Analysis simulation of 2D/3D woven fabrics dry and composites.

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Publications (42)
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Frequency detuning issues in antenna operation due to structural deformation have become a concern, especially for flexible devices such as a textile antenna. Under deformed conditions such as during bending, the antenna might not operate at the desired frequency, causing performance degradation. Therefore, a 1.575 GHz textile antenna for GPS track...
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The choice of clothing for enforcement personnel is vital to ensure minimum physical interference and optimum freedom of movement. The clothing type and fibre composition are important factors that have strong influence on the activities of enforcement personnel. This study presents an evaluation of the thermoregulatory responses for two type of en...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate the perceived thermal comfort experienced by active Muslim women (AMW) wearing hijabs determined by their experience of comfort sensation while doing sports activities or regular exercises. This study also examines whether the casual hijabs which are widely used among AMW are able to supply the ap...
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Yarn pull-out is an evaluation to determine the friction force behavior of yarn within woven fabric during a pull-out action. It is imperative to investigate the yarn pull-out performance as it can predetermine the mechanical tensile strength and impact resistance performance of the woven fabric. To understand the friction force response of E-glass...
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In this paper, three antennas with different designs, which are square, circle and edgy patch (flower) were simulated and fabricated. The experiment was carried out to study the effects of bending on these three different shapes of antennas. Two bending conditions which are H-plane and E-plane were used. The antenna was designed to resonate at 1.57...
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This paper mainly discusses on the effectiveness of multiple plain-woven fabric towards electromagnetic shielding (EMS). The measurement includes the effect of fabric distance from the transmitter antennas in the shielded enclosure test. The conductive fabric consists of copper cover hybrid yarns produced using hollow spindle spinning machine. The...
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The aim of this study was to investigate impact resistance of 3D woven composites, impacted by three different impactor shapes. An experimental study was carried out to compare the impact resistance on four types of 3D woven fiberglass composites. Impact resistance test will be performed using standard method ASTM D2444, with a set up initial impac...
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High tenacity polyester plain woven fabric punctured at multi angle layers were investigated. The main objective of the work was to analyse the effect of multi angle layered arrangement to quasi static puncture energy on different magnitude force. High tenacity polyester plain woven fabrics were weaved by using a rapier weaving machine at 300 rpm a...
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An experimental study have been performed to investigate the uniaxial tensile stress-strain response on the 3D angle interlock (3DAI) woven fabric composite. The tensile analysis were examined based on different woven fabric set-up parameter of draw-in plan ; pointed (DRW 1), broken (DRW 2), broken mirror (DRW 3), and straight (DRW 4). Meanwhile, t...
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This article presents thefindings ofexperimental andfinite element simulation warp direction uniaxial tensile testing ofplain 1/1, 2/2 twill and 8 ends satin woven fabrics with respect to a wovenfabric model developed in IGES using UniverFilter. Woven fabrics have been specifically configured as a balanced weave thereby allowing systematic investig...
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The fabric developed from honeycomb weave is a multilayer fabric having variable strength and elongation. Properties of these structures depend on the cell size of the honeycomb weave. The aim of the research is to identify the effect of cell size on the tensile strength in terms of breaking force and elongation of the honeycomb weave structures. I...
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Mesoscale modelling approach has shown close simulation approximations of woven fabric tensile performance. The main purpose of the work is to develop understanding of geometrical model development, finite element analysis procedure and to compare the differences of 2D and 3D woven fabric uniaxial tensile stress-strain. 3D woven fabric structures s...
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Electronic textiles are recognized for their conductive characteristics in various fields of research including medicine, communications, power and for the development of protective clothing. Out of the several types of conductive textile available, multi-component yarns and fabrics, produced from continuous copper filament as spiral covering on hy...
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The choice of fabric parameters such as fiber type and structure play a key role in the thermoregulatory process as they can determine the change and loss of heat and moisture through sweat evaporation and heat dissipation. In this paper, the thermophysiological comfort properties of ripstop fabrics with different material composition percentages o...
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E-Textiles have gained enormous attention due to their specific characteristics in various non-conventional applications such as electromagnetic shielding materials. With the advent of various high frequency-driven devices, the need to restrict the non-ionizing radiations from their undesired effects became imperative. Due to the ease of production...
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An investigation on the properties of Tenun Pahang fabric performances using alternative yarns was conducted. The studies were made in order to evaluate whether the Tenun Pahang fabric could be produced economically and at the same time maintain the fabric quality. Traditional Tenun Pahang fabric uses silk for both warp and weft. For this project,...
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An investigation on the properties of Tenun Pahang fabric performances using alternative yarns was conducted. The studies were made in order to evaluate whether the Tenun Pahang fabric could be produced economically and at the same time maintain the fabric quality. Traditional Tenun Pahang fabric uses silk for both warp and weft. For this project,...
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Of late, a significant amount of research has been carried out using metals for conductive fabrics and composites to obtain the desired level of electromagnetic shielding along with physical and mechanical properties for its durability. However, incorporating these metallic filaments as core or as an integral part of core deteriorate the mechanical...
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Research of various textile materials in technical application has been done numerously within the past few decades. Woven fabric is one of the textile material that have shown a prominent mechanical properties toward the technical application requirements. Application such in structure reinforcement requires good mechanical performance capabilitie...
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Energy absorption and high impact damage resistance/tolerance of composites materials have become one of important criteria for textile composite utilizaton in many technical textile industries. Textile composites are known for its strength to weight ratio. Technical application such as protection helmet need a high impact damage resistance/toleran...
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In recent years, textile composite are widely utilized as structural components in the area of aerospace, civil engineering, protective armour and automotive applications. Textiles structures become increasingly significant for composites application due to strength to weight factor. [1-4]. Various textile materials are extensively used such as fib...
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This research works involves the production of microencapsulated phase change material (PCM) in which paraffin wax was used as the core components with sebacyol chloride (SC) and hexamathylene diamine (HMD) as the shell component. The microencapsulated PCM was characterized using Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) and scanning electron microscopy (S...
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The fineness and morphology of kenaf fibres are the main focus of this paper. The kenaf fibres were processed through water retting, chemical retting and mechanical extractions. The water retting method produces finer fibres between 3.2 to 3.7 Tex while other methods produces fibres between 4.0 to 5.0 Tex. The chemical retting method resulted in sm...
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This paper reports on the moisture management properties of fabrics made from yarns of 100% cotton, 100% bamboo and combination of bamboo and cotton yarns. The fabrics were knitted on a circular knitting machine and scoured before measuring them for moisture management capability, air permeability and water vapour permeability. The results showed t...
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The aim of the present investigation was to examine the influence of knitted bamboo fabrics clothing on athletes’ physiological and perceptual responses during exercise in hot-humid condition. Two active male participants (Age: 17 years, height: 160.8 ± 10.1 cm, VO2max: 50.3 ± 4.53 ml.kg-1min-1, Body Weight: 60.7 ± 13.15 kg, Body Mass Index: 17.2 ±...
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Research in modeling and simulation of woven fabrics has been quite intensive in the past decade. The simulation studies presented confined consideration of crimp and extension roles in the damage deformation process, in particular tensile and puncture. Most simulation works are struggling to relate internal yarn interactions with respective damage...
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Clothing comfort based on fabric mechanical properties was studied by making a comparison between subjective and objective evaluation. The subjective evaluation was done by conducting surveys to 100 working female respondents. The objective evaluation was done by testing the fabric mechanical properties which included drapability, sweat absorbency,...
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Research in woven fabric composites modeling and simulation has been extensively done in the past decade. The simulation issue is associated with estimating yarn transverse isotropic property. Most simulation models are attempting to achieve high level of accuracy with unit cell approach. Thus, in the present study, an alternative finite element an...
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This paper reports on some properties of kenaf/polyester blended yarns which were spun using rotor spinning at different rotor speeds and fibre blends ratio. The blended yarns were spun at 50,000; 60,000; and 70,000 rpm rotor speeds. The kenaf and polyester fibres were mixed at the carding process at percentages of 5/95, 10/90 and 15/85, respective...
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An investigation on the performance of Tenun Pahang fabric properties using new yarns was conducted. Five types of yarns was used as weft which were Tencel, Bamboo, Spun Silk, Polyester, and Polyester Coolmax. All fabrics were woven using silk warp yarns. The new weft yarns were evaluated against Tenun Pahang made from 100 % silk. Seven properties...
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The book is a collection of academic papers from a conference that focuses on significant issues, fundamental and applied research advances on a range of topics in the areas of textile engineering, apparel, fashion and design. Among others, the book will update the readers on recent research in technical and functional textiles; future trends and v...
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The article presented finite element analysis work on modelling impactor shape effects on plain woven fabric puncture damage. Woven fabric models were developed with ABAQUS finite element analysis software package. Large scale woven fabric models consisting of 112 yarns in both warp and weft direction were developed with ABAQUS preprocessor module...
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The study aims to establish significant fabric and thread mechanical properties that influence seam strength sewn with different parameters using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM). Fabrics were tested for their mechanical properties using Kawabata Evaluation System (KES) and Fabric Assurance for Simple Test (FAST). Seam was constructed using diffe...
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The article presents simulation work to model puncture impact damage of woven fabric with multitude of yarn frictions settings. Woven fabric models were developed with ABAQUS finite element analysis software package. Large scale woven fabric models consisting of 112 yarns in both warp and weft direction were developed with ABAQUS preprocessor modul...
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The article presents an extensive experimental test and finite element simulation of plain 1/1 woven fabric subjected to uniaxial loading. Square woven fabric is configured to allow systematic investigation of weave effects under uniaxial tensile load. The geometric fabrics models consisting of warp and weft yarns are imported to finite element ana...
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This article presents the findings of experimental and finite element simulation warp direction uniaxial tensile testing of plain 1/1, 2/2 twill and 8 ends satin woven fabrics with respect to a woven fabric model developed in IGES using UniverFilter. Woven fabrics have been specifically configured as a balanced weave thereby allowing systematic inv...
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Kenaf is one of the most promising fibers for composite conversion. In this work, kenaf is being combined with and combing waste or sheared polyester waste and polyester resin as matrix. The comparison of properties are based on tensile strength and flexural strength of 100% resin, 100% kenaf and 50/50 kenaf/cotton combing waste 50/50 kenaf/sheared...
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Spinning especially combed yarn produces considerable waste fibre. These fibres are sold at very low price for fillings. An investigation of converting these wastes to some form of value-added material was successful in forming a composite material made from natural fibre.Cotton combing noils and blowing waste were fabricated into thin composite bo...

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