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TECHNICAL STAFF

NORDIN BIN RAHIM

ASSISTANT ENGINEER (J29)
Phone No: 03-26154981
Room No: P101
Email:nordinrahim@utm.my

SKILLS
    • Collecting, assessing and testing geology samples
    • Highway engineering testing and traffic data analysis
    • Petroleum testing – viscosity and density test for oil

  • Rock analysis – identifying minerals, layer of the rocks and types of the rocks

 

    • Fieldwork data sampling

  • Safety management

 

 

RESEARCH / SERVICE EXPERIENCE
    • 36 years experience in various laboratory analysis of samples and research experiments i.e Geology, Petroleum & Highway Laboratory
    • 20 years experience in monitoring laboratory research by UTM researcher, post grad and final year students
    • 5 times UTM Excellent Service Worker

  • Olahragawan Sukan UTM – 1992
  • Anugerah Tokoh Sukan UTM – 1995
  • Member of Accredited Laboratory  ISO/ECO 12705 (Petroleum Testing Unit, UTM) – 1998
  • Participant in University Social Responsibility (USR) programme at Taman Tasik Bandar Baru Bangi (Pembinaan wakaf rekreasi untuk komuniti – 2015) 
  • Member of STEM Programme ‘Ask Dr Concrete’ with Green Cities and Construction Research Group at SK Batu Muda, SK St Mary and BATC UTMKL 

 

Member of Uniten – UTM Research Collaboration – Potensi Bahan Buangan Kulit Pisang Terhadap Ciri Ciri Struktur Konkrit (2020-present)

EQUIPMENTS

DRYING OVEN

Brand: ELE

Model: 78-0140/03

Function: Heat generated by high precision digital controller & temperature range from RT + 10OC to 250OC.

AUTOMATIC MARSHALL COMPACTOR

Brand: NL SCIENTIFIC

Model: NL 2000 X / 007

Function: This ruggedly constructed machine has been designed to eliminate the laborious process of hand compaction. It automatic compacts the specimen and stops after the preset number of strokes has been completed on the automatic digital display counter. This machine comes with controller compartment unit..

WATER BATH

Brand: NL SCIENTIFIC

Model: NL 2008 X / 002

Function Used to maintain in water the Marshall & asphalt specimens at constant temperature. The unit fitted with electronic temperature controller with digital display. Constructed with stainless steel inside chamber and exterior case in powder quoted painted steel sheet.

AUTOMATIC CBR TEST MACHINE

Brand: ELE

Model: 24-9150/06

Function: Used to evaluate the subgrade strength of roads and pavements. The results of these tests are used with the curves to determine the thickness of pavement and its component layers.

PENETRATION EQUIPMENT

Brand: ELE

Model: 46-5290

Function: Determines the hardness or softness of bitumen by measuring the depth in millimeter to which a standard loaded needle will penetrate vertically in five seconds while the temperature of the bitumen sample is maintained at 25 0C.

ELECTRONIC BALANCE

Brand: KENCO

Model: AJ4200E

Function: Used to determine the weight or mass of an object in capacity 0-5000g with 0.01g readability.

COMPACT CORE DRILL

Brand: TECHNOTEST

Model: 2813702

Function: Machine is designed to cut cores up to 150 mm diameter from concrete, asphalt and similar hard construction materials.

PLATE COMPACTOR VIBRATING

Brand: HISAKI

Model: YP120

Function: Designed to compact loose materials such as granular soils, gravel, small aggregate, and hot asphalt mixes.

BITUMEN ASPHALT HEATER

Brand: NL SCIENTIFIC

Model: NL 2034 X / 003

Function: This large capacity heavy duty mixer designed to mix bituminous sample for tensile splitting test, compaction test, marshall and other test where uniformity is required.

CENTRIFUGE EXTRACTOR

Brand: NL SCIENTIFIC

Model: NL 2004 X / 005 & 006

Function: Newly upgraded model with separated control panel with ECO-SMARTZ system. Used to determination of bitumen percentage in bituminous mixtures.

LA RESISTANCE ABRASION MACHINE

Brand: NL SCIENTIFIC

Model: NL 1008 X / 003

Function: This apparatus used to determine the resistance of aggregates to abrasion. The drum is rotated by a speed reducer driven by an electric motor, equipped with an automatic counter.

SET OF RING AND BALL APPARATUS

Brand: ELE

Model: 46-4605

Function: Used to determine the softening point of bitumen, asphalt and coal tar.

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