PUBLICATIONS

 

 

 

Note:  Please send me an email (arahim@fkm.utm.my) if you are interested to read the following papers.

 

Theses

  1. A R Abu Bakar. Modelling and Simulation of Disc Brake Contact Analysis and Squeal. PhD Thesis, Department of Engineering, University of Liverpool, 2005.
  2. A R Abu Bakar.  An Investigation into Thermal Behaviour of Disc Brake Rotor. MSc Thesis, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, 2000.
  3. Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Design an active roll control suspension system, BEng Thesis, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 1997.

 

Articles about my research

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Books, Book Chapters and Modules

1.   Abu-Bakar, A R & Ouyang H. Recent studies of car disc brake squeal, Chapter 4, pp. 159-196, In Benjamin N. Weiss (Editor). New Research in Acoustics. NOVA Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-60456-403-7.

2.   Abd Rahim Abu-Bakar. Disc Brake Squeal: A Prediction Methodology, VDM Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-8364-3591-8.

3.  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.

4.  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.

5.  Module: Brake squeal-Step by step approach to simulate squeal using ABAQUS: Notes, CAD model, CAE

 

Journal Papers

International Journals

 

  1. 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.
  2. 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)
  3. 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)
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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)
  7. 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)
  8. 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.
  9. 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)

10.   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.

11.    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.

12.    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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
17.    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.
  1. Muhammad Amir Zanuddin and Abd Rahim Abu Bakar. 2012. Preventing disc brake squeal using a thin plate shim, Int. J. Vehicle Structures & Systems, 4 (1), pp. 23-27.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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)

 

 

National Journals

 

  1. Niw Chang Chee & Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Finite element modeling of arc welded joints. Jurnal Mekanikal, No. 23, pp. 15-30, June 2007.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.

 

 

International and National Conferences

 

1.       I M Awang, C Y Leong, A R AbuBakar, R A Rahman, B A Ghani & M Z M Zain, Modeling and simulation of automotive wiper noise and vibration using finite element method, RiVET2008, July 2008, Kuala Lumpur.

  1. Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Mohd Muzakkir Mokhtar, Mohd Zam Abdul Rashid, Azhar Shariff and Roslan Abdul Rahman.  Prediction of drum brake squeal using complex eigenvalue and dynamic transient analysis. Asia-Pasific Vibration Conference 2007 (APVC 2007), Sapporo, Japan.
  2. A R AbuBakar, A Sharif, M Z A Rashid and H Ouyang, Brake squeal: Complex eigenvalue versus dynamic transient analysis. SAE Technical Paper, 2007-01-3964.
  3. Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Leong Chin Yin & Elfandy Jamaluddin,  Experimental investigation into noise and vibration of an automotive wiper, NVC2007, UKM, Bangi.
  4. Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Mohd Noor Fahmi Tukiman & Mohd Rizal Abdul Latif,  Brakes squeal analysis using finite element method: a review, NVC2007, UKM, Bangi.
  5. L J Li, H Ouyang & A R AbuBakar ,  Numerical analysis of car disc brake squeal considering thermal effects, NVC2007, UKM, Bangi, pp 293-301.
  6. A R AbuBakar, H.Ouyang, S James, L Li and J.E.Siegel "Wear Simulation and Its Effect on Disc Brake Squeal". IMechE International Conference of Braking 2006, York, pp 233-242.
  7. Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Mohd Kameil Abdul Hamid, Afandi Dzakaria and Badri Abdul Ghani,"Numerical analysis of disc brake squeal considering temperature- dependent friction coefficients " RiVET 2006.
  8. Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Mohd Kameil Abdul Hamid dan Khidzir Zakaria."Simulasi Tekanan Sentuhan Dinamik bagi Brek Cakera Menggunakan Kaedah Unsur Terhingga." Proceedings of Computational & Experimental Mechanics , UKM Bangi,2005, pp 287- 296.
  9. A R AbuBakar, H Ouyang and J E Siegel." Brake Pad Surface Topography Part I: Contact Pressure Distributions". SAE Technical Paper 2005-01-3941.
  10. A R AbuBakar, H Ouyang, L Li and J E Siegel." Brake Pad Surface Topography Part II: Squeal Generation and Prevention". SAE Technical Paper 2005-01-3935.
  11. A R Abu Bakar, M.K.A. Hamid and K. Zakaria."Finite Element Analysis of Disc Brake Squeal "Conference on Automotive Technology, International Advanced Technology Congress 2005, Putrajaya .
  12. A R AbuBakar, H Ouyang, D Titeica and M K A Hamid. " Modelling and Simulation of Disc Brake Contact Analysis and Squeal" Proceedings of National Conference on Noise, Vibration and Comfort(NVC2005), Malaysia, pp 1-10, 2005.
  13. Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Huajiang Ouyang and Khidzir Zakaria." Disc Brake Structural Modifications and Its Influence on Contact Pressure Distribution" Proceedings of International Conference of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (ICAMT), Malaysia, pp 368-374, 2004.
  14. A R AbuBakar and H Ouyang." Contact Pressure Distribution by simulated Structural Modifications" IMechE International Conference, Braking 2004:Vehicle Braking and Chassis Control, Leeds, pp 123-132, 2004.

16.    M R Jamaluddin, A R Abu Bakar and R A Rahman, 2009, An Experimental Investigation of Friction Material Performance, ICAME09, UiTM, Shah Alam.

17.    W.M.M.Wan Harujan, A.R.Abu Bakar, B.A. Ghani And M.Z.M. Zain, 2009, Finite Element Analysis Of Disc Brake Squeal And Its Suppression Approaches, ICAME09, UiTM, Shah Alam.

18.   S. Baptiste, G. Basile, A.R.Abubakar, W.M.M.Wan Harujan, BA Ghani, 2009, Finite Element Analysis Of Drum Brake Squeal, ICAME09, UiTM, Shah Alam.

19.   I M Awang, A R Abu-Bakar, B Abd-Ghani, R Abd-Rahman, and M Z Md-Zain, Modelling and Simulation of Wiper Noise and Vibration Using the Finite Element Method, ICAME09, UiTM, Shah Alam (Best paper awards).
  1. Saw Chun Lin, W.M.M.Wan Harujan, A.R.Abu-Bakar and B.A. Ghani, Finite Element Analysis of Disc Brake Squeal and Its Suppression Approach, ICADME09.

21.    W.M.M.Wan Harujan, A.R.Abu Bakar and B.A. Ghani And M.Z.M. Zain, 2009, Finite Element Analysis Of Disc Brake Squeal, ICREATE09.

22.   M R Jamaluddin, A R Abu Bakar and R A Rahman, 2009, A preliminary investigation of disc brake squeal using brake dynamometer, ICREATE09.

23.   Sayed-Mahdi Hashemi-Dehkordi, Musa Mailah, Abd Rahim Abu Bakar,  An Active Control Method to Reduce the Effect of Negative Damping in Disk Brake System, Conference on Innovative Technologies in Intelligent Systems & Industrial applications (CITISIA), 2009

24.   S.M. Hashemi-Dehkordi, M. Mailah, A.R Abu-Bakar, A Robust Active Control Method to Reduce Brake Noise, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics.( ROBIO), 2008

25.   S.M. Hashemi-Dehkordi, M. Mailah, A.R Abu-Bakar,  Disturbance Rejection Control of a Disk Brake System to Reduce Vibration and Noise,  International Graduate Conference on Engineering and Science  (IGCES 2008), 2008

26.   A.Ahmad, M. Z. Md Zain, A R Abu-Bakar, B Abd-Ghani, R Abd-Rahman, A. Asarry. Application of Input Shaping Control Strategy for Reducing Chatter Noise in the Automotive Wiper System. Proceedings of ICSIM08, Universiti Malaya.

27.   S.M Hashemi-Dehkordi, M. Mailah, A.R. Abu-Bakar, H.H. Harith, 2008, Brake Squeal Suppression Using Active Force Control, Engineering Postgraduate Conference (EPC 2008).

28.   M.R. Jamaluddin, A.R. AbuBakar and R.A. Rahman, 2010. Suppression of disc brake squeal through structural modifications: experimental approach, NVC 2010.

29.   W.M.M.W Harujan, A.R. AbuBakar, B.Abd-Ghani and C.L. Saw, 2010. Suppression of disc brake squeal through structural modifications: numerical approach, NVC 2010.

30.   N. Md Yusop, A.R. AbuBakar and M.Z. Md. Zain, 2010. Friction Induced Vibration of a Simple Disc Brake Model, NVC 2010.

31.    Romain Szlapka, Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Mohd Nurfairuz Azman and Elfandy Jamaluddin2, 2010. Experimental Investigations of Drum Brake Squeal, NVC 2010.

32.   N. Md Yusop, A.R. AbuBakar and M.Z. Md. Zain, Stability Analysis Of A Simple Disc Brake Model Using Analytical Approach, World Engineering Congress 2010, 2nd – 5th August 2010, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

33.   M. R. Ishak, A.R. Abu-Bakar, J. Mohd Taib, Theoretical investigation of vehicle rollaway, International Conference On Sustainable Mobility 2010, 1st - 3rd December 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

34.   Saw Chun Lin, Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Wan Mohd Musykris Wan Haruja, Mohd Rahimi Jamaluddin and Syed Amear Bin Syed Ariffin . Disc Brake Squeal Suppression through Structural Modifications. International Conference On Sustainable Mobility 2010, 1st - 3rd December 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Accepted)

35.   M.A.Salim, A.Noordin, M.Z.Md Zain, A.R.Abu Bakar. 2010. The Analysis of Friction Effect in Automotive Wiper System Using Input Shaping Technique,  Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2010 Vol II, WCE 2010, June 30 - July 2, 2010, London, U.K, pp. 1487-1494.

36.   M. R. Ishak, A.R. Abu-Bakar, J. Mohd Taib, Experimental investigation of parking brake performance, International Conference on Mechanical Engineering 2011, 6-7 June 2011, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

37.   A. Zolfagharian, M.Z. Md. Zain, A. R. AbuBakar, and M. Hussein, Particle Swarm Optimization Approach on Flexible Structure at Wiper Blade

System,World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 78 2011,
p.97-102.
38.Ahmad Razimi Mat Lazim, Mohd Kameil Abdul Hamid, Mohd Rahimi Jamaluddin and Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, The Effect of Road Grit Particles on Brake Pad Surface Topography under Squealing Condition, SAE Technical Paper, 2012-01-1821, 2012.
39. 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, 4th International Conference on Noise, Vibration and Comfort  NVC 2012. 
40. Muhammad Ridhwan Abd Rahman, Gregory Vernin and Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Preventing Drum Brake Squeal through Lining Modifications, 4th International Conference on Noise, Vibration and Comfort  NVC 2012.
41. 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, 4th International Conference on Noise, Vibration and Comfort  NVC 2012.
42. Mohd Zambri Ibrahim, Mohd Zarhamdy Md Zain, Abd Rahim Abu Bakar, Analysis of safety distance between two moving vehicles, WSEAS, 2013.
43. A R M Lazim, A R AbuBakar, M K A Hamid,, M Kchaou & R Elleuch, The effect of external grit particles on brake squeal noise of commercial brake pads, Paper No. EB2013-NVH-002, EuroBrake 2013, Germany.
44. Ahmad Humaizi Rozaini, Razmi bin Ishak , Abd Rahim Abu Bakar and Mohd Zarhamdy Mohd Zain, Theoretical modeling of a fully mechanical Parking Brake system, ICMER2013, Gambang, Pahang.