List of Accepted Abstracts


AERONAUTICS
“A Low Cost Pc-Based Flight Dynamics & Control Engineering Simulator – FDES”, Dr. Ir. Shuhaimi Manso and Kannan Perumal , Department of Aeronautical Engineering,Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,Universiti Teknologi Malaysia ,81310 Johor , Malaysia.

“A Novel Design Approach for Aerial Crop Spraying Microlight Aircraft“, by M.T.Ahmad, M.R. Ajir and S. Basir, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

“A Study of Novel Concept of Flow Control”, by N. F. Zulkefli, T. E. Nar and K. A. Ahmad, School of Aerospace Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Engineering Campus, Seri Ampangan, 14300 Nibong Tebal, Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

“A Study of Platform Designa Stabilityo Aerial Target Systems in an Open Loop Control”, by A.Z. Bakar, A.R. Abu Talib and M.T. Ahmad, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Department of Aerospace Engineering, 43400 Universiti Putra Malaysia Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.

“A Sysnthesis of Aircraft Landinga Overrun”,by Dr. Ir. Shuhaimi Mansor and Kannan Perumal, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Applying Evolutionary Programming to Evade a Missile” ,by Istas F. Nusyirwan and Cees Bill , Department of Aeronautical Engineering,Faculty of Mechanical Engineering , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia , 81310, Skudai , Johor ,Malaysia

“Design And Development of A New Composites Firewall For Light Sport Category Aircraft”, by R. Rahim and A.R Abu Talib, Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology, Lot 2891, Jalan Jenderam Hulu, Jenderam Hulu,43800 Dengkil Selangor, Malaysia.

“Developing Indigenous Rocket Motor: A UTM experiences”, by M Wan Khairuddin Wan Ali , Mohammad Nazri Mohd Jaafar, Ainullotfi Abdul-Latif, Md. Nizam Dahalan, Abd Basid Abd Rahman , Zuriana Mariati Mat Yajid, and Intan Noryanah Kimsin Department of Aeronautical Engineering,Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,Universiti Teknologi Malaysia ,81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Development of a Burning Rate Test Rig for Solid Propellant”, by Intan Noryanah Binti Kimsin , Mohammad Nazri Mohd Jaafar and Wan Khairuddin Bin Wan Ali , Department of Aeronautical Engineering,Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,Universiti Teknologi Malaysia ,81310 Johor, Malaysia. .

“Development of a Hydrogen Peroxide Rocket Engine Facility”, by S. Krishnan , Lee Choong-Won , Faculty of Engineering and Technology , SRM University , Kattankulathur – 603203, Chennai (Madras), India

“Development of a Mock-Up for UTM 4-Seater Helicopter”, by Mohd Shariff Ammoo, Department of Aeronautics Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Development of Potassium Nitrate Based Solid Propellant”, by Mohd Zaki Yamani Rahmat , Mohammad Nazri Mohd Jaafar, Wan Khairuddin Wan Ali, Ainollutfi Abdul-Latif, Zuriana Mariati Mat yajid and Intan Noryanah Kimsin Department of Aeronautical Engineering,Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,Universiti Teknologi Malaysia,81310 Johor, Malaysia.
“Effects of Chromium Content on Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior of Ti-48Al-xCr Alloys”, , by Mohd Nasir Tamin , Esah Hamzah and Ong Wei Rex , Mechanical Engineering,Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, , Malaysia.

“Effects of Wind Tunnel Blockage”, by W.W.H. Yeung , School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Nanyang Technological University Singapore, 639798, Singapore.

“Estimation of Aerodynamic Characteristics of UTM Elang -1 UAV, by Haris Ahmad Israr Ahmad and Md Nizam Dahalan Department of Aeronautics , Faculty of Mechanical Engineering , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia , 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Exhibition of Viscous Transonic Flow Around Various Types of Airfoils Shape”, by Ashraf A. Omar and Adna Omerbegović, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kulliyyah of Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia, P.O.Box 10, 50728 Kuala Lumpur.

“Experimental Research on Helicopter Tail Shake Phenomenon“,by Iskandar Shah Ishak, Shuhaimi Mansor and Tholudin Mat Lazim, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Malaysia.

“Fabrication and Testing A Do-It-Yourselves (DIY) Solid Propellent Rocket”, by A. T. Kamaruddin, M. B. Hashim and K. A. Ahmad, School of Aerospace Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Engineering Campus, Seri Ampangan, 14300 Nibong Tebal, Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang.

“Investigation of a Laminar Round Jet Perpendicularly Impinging on a Uniform Heat Flux Dimpled Surface Using FEM” by Koonlaya Kanokjaruvijit , Chakkraphan Thaworn-ngamyingsakul and Somchai Wongwises , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, 65000 Thailand. .

“Isothermal Flow Study of Primary Zone Characteristics in Tubular Combustor Model” , by Yehia A. Eldrainy , Mohammad Nazri Mohd Jaafar and Tholudin Mat Lazim Department of Aeronautical Engineering,Faculty of Mechanical Engineering , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia ,81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Methodology in The Design of UTM 4-Seater Helicopter”, by Mohd Shariff Ammoo, Mohd Idham Mohd Nayan and Mohd Nasir Hussain”, Department of Aeronautic, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Skudai, Johor.

“The Assessment of the Effect of Surface Roughness on Cd and Aerodynamics Features of Loggerhead Sea Turtle Carapace”, by Alan Chan Kah Toh , Cheng See Yuan, Ahmad Kamal Mat Yamin, Ainil Jesita Jalaluddin, Iskandar Shah Ishak and Shuhaimi Mansor.

“The Influence of Orifice Plate Insertion in Radial Swirling Flow for Low Emissions Combustion”, by Mohamad Shaiful Ashrul Ishak and Mohammad Nazri Mohd Jaafar, School Of Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Blok A, Kompleks Pusat Pengajian Seberang Ramai 1, 01000 Kangar, Perlis, Malaysia.

“Wind Tunnel and CFD Simulation Study of Aerodynamics Characteristic on A Full Scale Model UTM-X1 Rocket Body” ,by A.R Reza and Md Nizam Dahalan , Department of Aeronautics , Faculty of Mechanical Engineering , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia ,81310 Skudai, Johor.

“Wind Tunnel Tests on Generic Eurocopter 350z Helicopter”, by Iskandar Shah Ishak, Tholudin Mat Lazim and Shuhaimi Mansor, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia.
AUTOMOTIVE
“Acetone as aGasoline Fuel Additive in a 1.3 L 4G13 Engine”, - by Mas Fawzi Mohd Ali, Erwin anak Lamat and Mohd Faizal Mohideen Batcha, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn, 86400 Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia.

“Active Vibration Cancellation of a Free-Piston Unear Generator Engine”, - by Yee Hong Hoe , A. Rashid and A. Aziz Centre for Automotive Research (CAR), Mechanical Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar, 31750 Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia.

“Aeroacoustic Application in Automotive Industry”, - Proton.

“Aerodynamic Testing and Crosswind Sensitivity Studies on Proton Models of Waja and Persona”, - by Shuhaimi Mansor, Iskandar Shah Ishak and Sharum Man, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Automatic Vehicle Tailgate Warning System”, by H.G.Rodney Tan, T.W.Hiew, K.S.Tee and V.H.Mok, University College Sedaya International, Kuala Lumpur.

“Computational Study of Split Main Injection Strategy in a Light-Duty Direct Injection Diesel Engine”, - by Ng Hoon Kiat, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Jalan Broga 43500 Semenyih, Selangor.

“Contact and Squeal Prediction Duet Out of Roundness of Drum Brake using Finite Element Method”, - by Muhammad Najib Abdul Hamid, Zainal Nazri Mohd Yusuf, and Zaidi Mohd Ripin, Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Spanish Institute Lot 13-16, Kulim Hi-Tech Park, 09000 Kulim, Kedah Darul Aman.

“Development of a Life Cycle Costing Tool For Automotive Component”, - by Ahmed Yussuf Hussein, Muhamad Zameri Mat Saman and Awaluddin Mohamed Shaharoun, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Development of a Spark Plug Fuel Injector (SPFI) For Compressed Natural Gas Direct Injection In A 4-Cylinder Spark Ignition Engine”, - by How Heoy Geok, Taib Iskandar Mohamad and Shahrir Abdullah, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.

“Development of Green Design Framework for Malaysian Automotive Industries”, - Muhamad Zameri b. Mat Saman and Lim Meng Chiao Department Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering , Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Development of the Conceptual Redesign Technique By using an Integrated Approaches”, - by Ghazalli, Z., Noor,M.M and Hamedon, Z and Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 25000 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.

“Durability Assessment for Cylinder Block of Free Piston Linear Engine Subjected to Variable Amplitude Loading”, - by M. M. Rahman, A. K. Ariffin, S. Abdullah and Rosli A.B, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia.

”Effect of Boost Pressure on Performance and Exhaust Emissions in Direct Injection Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Engine”, - by G. Tadesse and A.Rashid A. Aziz, CAR, Mechanical Engineering Department, ., Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar, 31750 Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia.

“Effect of Injection Timing on Performance and Emissions of CNG-DI Under Lean Operating Conditions Using Wall-Guided Combustion Concept”, - by Raja Shahzad, and A.Rashid A.Aziz, Centre for Automotive Research (CAR), Mechanical Engineering Department, ., Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar, 31750 Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia.

“Effect of Intake Manifolds Swirl Kit to The Performance of a 1.6L Proton GEN 2 Engine”, - by Amir Khalid , Mas Fawzi Md.Ali, Esmai Shahrizal Md Isa and Suzairin Md Seri, Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Unversiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, 86400 Johor, Malaysia.

“Effect of Steering Knuckle on Brake Squeal”, by M R Mohamed Latif, Z N Mohd Yusuf and A R Abu Bakar, Mechanical Engineering Section, Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Spanish Institute Kulim Hi Tech Park, 09000 Kulim, Kedah, Malaysia.

“Effect of Tempering Process to Microstructures in SS440C Stainless Steel”, - Siti Hawa Mohamed Salleh, M.Z.Omar, J.Syarif, A.G.Jaharah, S.Abdullah and M.J.Ghazali, Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Bangi Selangor, Malaysia.

“Effect of Varying Engine’s Compression Ratio to Performance of a Direct Injection Diesel Engine Using Neutralized Palm Oil Methyl Esters (NPOME) Fuels”, - by Azhar Abdul Aziz, Zulkarnain Abdul Latiff and Mazlan Said, Automotive Development Centre (ADC), Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Skudai, 81310, Johor, Malaysia.

“Effects of Spot Diameter and Sheets Thickness on Fatigue Life of Spot Welded Structure of Automotive Component”, - by Dr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman Rosli A. B and S. Abdullah, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Locked Bag 12, 25000 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.

“Experimental Study of PD Controller For Ratio Control of an Electro-Mechanical Dual Acting Pulley (EMDAP- CVT) System”, - by Bambang Supriyo, Kamarul Baharin Tawi, Hishamuddin Jamaluddin and Sugeng Ariyono, Department of Electronic Engineering, Politeknik Negeri Semarang, Jl. Prof.H. Sudarto, S.H. Tembalang, Semarang 50329, Indonesia.

“Experimental Study of The Combustion Process in a Two-Stroke, CNG-DI Linear Generator Free Piston Engine for Starting and Idling”, - by Mohd Razali Hanipah, Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar, 31750 Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia.

“Experimental Study on Improvements to The Aerodynamics of Buses”, - Rahmat I Shazi and Hussain H. Al-Kayeim, Lecturer, Mech. Eng. Dept., Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar, 31750 Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia.

“Fatigue Life Prediction with Different Plasticity Correction Rules in FEA”, - by N.A. Al-Asady, S. Abdullah, A. K. Ariffin and M.M Rahman , Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor.

“Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engines: An Oil and Environment Friendly Combustion Technique for Future Engines”, - by Naveenchandran and A. Rashid A Aziz, Centre for Automotive Research (CAR), Mechanical Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar, 31750 Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia.

“Identification of Fatigue Damage Features in Road Load Data Using The Short-Time Fourier Transform (STFT) and S-Transform Approach”, - by C. K. E. Nizwan, S. Abdullah, M. Z. Nuawi and S.N Sahadan Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.

“Injection Timing Effect to The Combustion of CNG Direct Injection Spark Ignition Engine”, - by Firmansyah and A.Aziz b.A Rashid, Centre for Automotive Research (CAR), Mechanical Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar, 31750 Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia.

“Investigation Into The Effect of Materials on Joining for Automotive Panel”, - by Hj. Nik Mohd Zuki Bin Nik Mohamed, M. M. Noor, M. M. Rahman, K. Kadirgama and M. R. M. Rejab, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Locked Bag 12, 25000 Kuantan, Pahang.

“Measurement of The Airflow Velocity Inside A Small Gap of An Automobile Radiator Fins”, - by Shuhaimi Mansor, Iskandar Shah Ishak, Abd Basid Abd Rahman and Tholudin Mat Lazim, Aeronautics Laboratory, Department of Aeronautics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Modeling and Control of Half-Car Active Suspension System Using Proportional Integral Sliding Mode Control”, - by Norhayati binti Mohd Suaib and Sam, Y. M., Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Modelling and Simulation of an Automotive Wiper Noise and Vibration Using Finite Element Method”, - by I M Awang, C Y Leong, A R Abu-Bakar, B Abd-Ghani, R A Rahman and M Z M Zain, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Modelling and Simulation of Free Piston Engine Linear Generator”, - by Abdulwehab A. Ibrahim and A. Rashid A. Aziz , Centre for Automotive Research (CAR), Mechanical Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar, 31750 Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia.

“Performance and Combustion Characteristics of Hydrogen in a Dedicated Direct Injection Natural Gas Engine”, - by Muhamad Adlan Abdullah and A Rashid B A Aziz, Centre for Automotive Research (CAR), Mechanical Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar, 31750 Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia.

“Performance Characteristics of a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Spark Ignition Engine”, - by H W Chien, H W Gitano-Briggs, K F Mustafa School of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia Engineering Campus, Seri Ampangan, 14300 Nibong Tebal, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

“Performance of PID Controller in CVT Electro-Mechanical Clutch”, - by Gigih Priyandoko and Sugeng Ariyono, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Potential Energy Saving by Variable Speed Control of Compressor for Roof-Top Bus Air Conditioning System”, - by Henry Nasution, Md Nor Musa, Hayati Abdullah, Mat Nawi Wan Hassan, Mohammad Akmal Baharain, Sapiah Sulaiman and Mohamed Khamis Mansour, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Industrial Technology, Universitas Bung Hatta, Indonesia.

“Semi Active Suspension System with Neural Network Control for Vehicle’s Ride Performance Improvement”, - by Saiful Anuar Abu Bakar, Roslan Abd Rahman, Hishamuddin Jamaluddin and Pakharuddin Mohd Samin” , Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Semi Active Suspension for Ride Improvement using Stability Augmentation System Control Algorithm” - by Pakharuddin Mohd Samin, Hishamuddin Jamaluddin, Roslan Abd Rahman, Saiful Anuar Abu Bakar and Khisbullah Hudha, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Study of Ignition Kernel Evolution in Compressed Natural-Gas Direct-Injection Spark-Ignition Combustion “, - Yohannes Tamirat and A. Rashid A. Aziz, Centre for Automotive Research (CAR), Mechanical Engineering Department , Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar, 31750 Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia.

“The Evaluation Methods of Disassemblability for Automotive Components - A Review and Agenda for Future Research”, - by Feri Afrinaldi, Muhamad Zameri Mat Saman and Awalluddin Mohamad Shaharoun, Department Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“The Presence of Hard Particle Effects on Frictional Characteristics of Automotive Braking System”, - by M. K. Abdul Hamid , School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Australia, Crawley 6009, Western Australia.

“Thermal Characteristics Of A Radiator In An Internal Combustion Engine”, - by Mohd Hafiz Moslim and Zulkarnain bin Abdul Latif , Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor,Malaysia.

“Utilisisng The Integrated Kurtosis-Based Algorithm for Z-Filter (I-Kaz) for Fatigue Load History Analysis of a Lower Suspension Arm”, - by .N. Sahadan, S. Abdullah, M.Z. Nuawi and F. Lamin, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.

“Vehicle Active Suspension Using Skyhook and Adaptive Active Force Control”, - by Gigih Priyandoko , Musa Mailah and Hishamuddin Jamaluddin, Department of Applied Mechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Viability Study of Ethylene (C2H4) as an Altenative Fuel for Gasoline Engine”, - Zulkarnain Abdul Latiff, Azhar Abdul Aziz, Bambang Supriyo and Mazlan Said, Automotive Development Centre, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia.

“Wear Characterisations of Connecting Rod Bearing Shell in Automotives”, - by S.E Mat Kamal, M.J. Ghazali and S. Abdullah, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor.

MARINE TECHNOLOGIES
“A Study on Ship Capsizing Due to Collision”, - by Zobair Ibn Awal and Jr. Research Fellow/Lecturer, Accident Research Institute (ARI), Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh.

“An Analysis of Technological Development in Propulsion and Transportation”, - by Mohd Zamani Ahmad, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310, Johor, Malaysia.

“An Investigation into The Resistance Characteristics of Staggered and Unstaggered Catamaran”, - by I K A P Utama , Murdijanto and H Ardianto , Department of Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding Engineering Faculty of Marine Technology , Institute of Technology, Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) , Surabaya 60111, Indonesia.

“Building A Comprehensive Manpower Capability For Optimal Liquefied Natural Gas (Lng) Shipping Activities - Akedemi Laut Malaysia's Experience & Capabilities”, - by Capt.Manivannan Subramaniam, Head, Simulation Center Senior Lecturer / LNG SME , Akademi Laut Malaysia / Akademi Laut Malaysia (ALAM), Window Delivery 2051, Masjid Tanah Post Office, 78300 Masjid Tanah, Melaka.

“Contemporary Hazards and Some Possible Remedies Involving The Passenger Ferry Accidents in Bangladesh”, - by Kho. Shahriar Iqbal, Departrment of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.

“Environmental Risk And Compliance for LPG Ship Operations Within Inland Waterways”, by Ab. Saman Abd. Kader, Oladokun Sulaiman Olanrewaju, Mohd Zamani Ahmad, Omar Yaakob and R.P. Sinha, Akademi Laut Malaysia, Window Delivery 2051, Masjid Tanah Post Office, 78300 Masjid Tanah, Melaka.

“Experimental Investigation of Wave-Induced Motions of a Laterally Drifting Ship”, - by Faizul Amri Adnan and Hironori Yasukawa, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310, Johor, Malaysia.

“Influence of Hub Taper Angle on The Hydrodynamic Characteristics of Podded Propulsion System”, - Md. Mashud Karim, Md. Kamrul Hasan and Abdul Hakim Khan, Dept. of Name, Buet, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.

“Manoeuvring Control for Pusher Barge in Restricted Water“, - by Maimun A , Piyanto A, Baidowi A Nucholis and Anuar K, Department of Marine Technology Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Univesiti Teknologi Malaysia 81310, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia.

“Numerical Computation Of Viscous Drag For Axisymmetric Underwater Vehicles”, - by Md. Mashud Karim , Md. Mahbubur Rahman and Md. Abdul Alim, Department. of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering/Dept. of Mathematics, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.

“Surge Forces of a FPSO Behind Submerged Plate in Regular Waves“, by Agoes Priyanto, Erwandi and Samudro, Marine Technology Department, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

“Transverse Strength of a Semi-Small Water-plane Area Twin Hull (SWATH)”, - by Shaharudin Ahmad, Adi Maimun Abd Malik , Yupiter HP Manurung , Junaidah Rahmad, Rizal Effendy Mohd Nasir, Hamzah A. Bakar and Rohani Omar” by Faculty of Mechanical Engineering , Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

“Unprecedented Growth in The Global LNG Demand and Its Impact onto LNG Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Shipping Activities”, - by Capt.Manivannan Subramaniam, Head, Simulation Center, Senior Lecturer / LNG SME Akademi Laut Malaysia / Akademi Laut Malaysia (ALAM), Window Delivery 2051, Masjid Tanah Post Office 78300 Masjid Tanah , Melaka.

“UTM Semi-SWATH with Diesel-Electric Propulsion: Development of an Early Design Program”, - by Adi Maimun Abd Malek, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.
 
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