Mahzan Bin Johar

Dr. Mahzan Bin Johar

Ph.D. (Mech), MEng (Manufacturing), BSc. Eng (Material)

Lecturer | Department of Mechanical Engineering | Faculty of Engineering and Science

Contact Details Telephone: +60 85 63 0100 Extn: 2431 | Location: Skylark (SK3)-362 | Email: mahzan.johar@curtin.edu.my

Research Profile

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Research Interests: Durability of Engineering Materials, Adhesive Joints, Computational Solid Mechanics, Natural Fiber Composites, Biomechanics

Professional Experience

  • Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia (01/2021 – Till date).
  • Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia (2/2020 – 12/2020).
  • Research Assistant at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Dates (2016-2019).

Professional Affiliation

  • Membership of Graduate Technologist
  • Graduate Member, Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
  • Graduate Member, Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM)

Publications 

Journals

  1. Low, K. O., Johar, M., Israr, H. A., Gan, K. W., Koloor, S. S. R., Petrů, M., & Wong, K. J. (2021). Displacement rate effects on the mode ii shear delamination behavior of carbon fiber/epoxy composites. Polymers, 13(11). doi:10.3390/polym13111881
  2. Azizan, A., Johar, M., Karam Singh, S. S., Abdullah, S., Koloor, S. S. R., Petrů, M., . . . Tamin, M. N. (2021). An extended thickness-dependent moisture absorption model for unidirectional carbon/epoxy composites. Polymers, 13(3), 1-13. doi:10.3390/polym13030440
  3. Wong, K. J., Johar, M., Koloor, S. S. R., Petrů, M., & Tamin, M. N. (2020). Moisture absorption effects on mode II delamination of carbon/epoxy composites. Polymers, 12(9). doi:10.3390/POLYM12092162
  4. Mad Asasaari, S. F., Wong, K. J., Tamin, M. N., & Johar, M. (2020). Moisture absorption effects on the mechanical properties of carbon/epoxy composites. International Journal of Structural Integrity, 11(4), 605-614. doi:10.1108/IJSI-12-2019-0136
  5. Johar, M., Wong, K. J., Rashidi, S. A., & Tamin, M. N. (2020). Effect of strain-rate and moisture content on the mechanical properties of adhesively bonded joints. Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 34(5), 1837-1845. doi:10.1007/s12206-020-0404-0
  6. Mohd Jailani, M. H., Johar, M., Gan, K. W., & Wong, K. J. (2020). Displacement rate dependence of acrylic adhesive bonded carbon/epoxy composite joints under mode I loading. Plastics, Rubber and Composites, 49(7), 321-328. doi:10.1080/14658011.2020.1768337
  7. Low, K. O., Teng, S. M., Johar, M., Israr, H. A., & Wong, K. J. (2019). Mode I delamination behaviour of carbon/epoxy composite at different displacement rates. Composites Part B: Engineering, 176. doi:10.1016/j.compositesb.2019.107293
  8. Johar, M., Chong, W. W. F., Kang, H. S., & Wong, K. J. (2019). Effects of moisture absorption on the different modes of carbon/epoxy composites delamination. Polymer Degradation and Stability, 165, 117-125. doi:10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2019.05.007
  9. Rajendran, T. S., Johar, M., Low, K. O., Abu Hassan, S., & Wong, K. J. (2019). Interlaminar fracture toughness of a plain weave flax/epoxy composite. Plastics, Rubber and Composites, 48(2), 74-81. doi:10.1080/14658011.2018.1550235
  10. Johar, M., Low, K. O., Israr, H. A., & Wong, K. J. (2018). Mode I and mode II delamination of a chopped strand mat E-glass reinforced vinyl ester composite. Plastics, Rubber and Composites, 47(9), 391-397. doi:10.1080/14658011.2018.1515287
  11. Johar, M., Kang, H. S., Chong, W. W. F., & Wong, K. J. (2018). A further generalized thickness-dependent non-Fickian moisture absorption model using plain woven epoxy composites. Polymer Testing, 69, 522-527. doi:10.1016/j.polymertesting.2018.06.013
  12. Johar, M., Jye, W. K., & Tamin, M. N. (2018). Non-Fickian absorption characteristics of adhesive joints: Capillary effects and residual properties. International Journal of Integrated Engineering, 10(5), 32-37. doi:10.30880/ijie.2018.10.05.006
  13. Johar, M., Israr, H. A., Low, K. O., & Wong, K. J. (2017). Numerical simulation methodology for mode II delamination of quasi-isotropic quasi-homogeneous composite laminates. Journal of Composite Materials, 51(28), 3955-3968. doi:10.1177/0021998317695414
  14. Khoo, S. J., Johar, M., Low, K. O., & Wong, K. J. (2017). Interfacial shear strength characterisation of alkali treated bamboo bundle–polyester composites using an improved technique. Plastics, Rubber and Composites, 46(10), 450-457. doi:10.1080/14658011.2017.1391965

Book Chapters

  1. Johar, K. J. Wong, and M. N. Tamin, (2017)”Mixed-Mode Delamination Failures of Quasi Isotropic Quasi-Homogeneous Carbon/Epoxy Laminated Composite,” in Failure Analysis and Prevention, ed: InTech,.
  2. Ng, W. K., Johar, M., Israr, H. A., & Wong, K. J. (2019). A review on the interfacial characteristics of natural fibre reinforced polymer composites. In Interfaces in Particle and Fibre Reinforced Composites: Current Perspectives on Polymer, Ceramic, Metal and Extracellular Matrices (pp. 163-198). doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-102665-6.00007-8

Conferences

  1. Rajendran, T. S., Johar, M., Hassan, S. A., & Wong, K. J. (2018). Mode i and Mode II Delamination of Flax/Epoxy Composite Laminate. In MATEC Web of Conferences Vol. 202. doi:10.1051/matecconf/201820201002
  2. Johar, M., Wong, K. J., & Tamin, M. N. (2017). Rate-dependent degradation of moisture- absorbed adhesive joints. In 3rd International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technologies, PGSRET 2017 Vol. 2018-January (pp. 169-173). doi:10.1109/PGSRET.2017.8251822
  3. Johar, M., Asasaari, S. F. M., & Tamin, M. N. (2015). Strain rate-dependent deformation and failure process of adhesive joints. In Proceedings of the IEEE/CPMT International Electronics Manufacturing Technology (IEMT) Symposium Vol. 2015-June. doi:10.1109/IEMT.2014.7123133
  4. Johar, M., Kosnan, M. S. E., & Tamin, M. N. (2014). Cyclic cohesive zone model for simulation of fatigue failure process in adhesive joints. In Applied Mechanics and Materials Vol. 606 (pp. 217-221). doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.606.217
  5. Johar, M., Jye, W. K., & Tamin, M. N. (2014). Characteristics of adhesive joints under rate-dependent tensile loading. In Applied Mechanics and Materials Vol. 660 (pp. 618-622). doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.660.618

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