Assoc.Prof.Dr.Wiriya Thongruang

Education:

B.Eng. (Mech. Eng.) ,Prince of Songkla U.
M.Sc.(Mat.Sci & Eng.) ,NJIT ,USA
Ph.D. (Mat.Sci & Eng.) ,North Carolina State U. ,USA.

E-Mail:
twiriya@me.psu.ac.th, riya1968@gmail.com


Office: 

Room # 234
Satang Mongkolsook Building

Address:

Department of Mechanical Engineering 
Faculty of Engineering 
Prince of Songkla University
Hatyai , Songkhla
Thailand  90112

Tel: 0-7428-7217
Fax: 0-7455-8830

Internal Tel: 7217


Teaching
:

1).   Mechanics of Materials I
2).   Polymer Engineering
3).   Composite Materials
4).   Structure and Properties of Composite Materials


Research of Interest
:
1).   Polymer and Rubber Composites
2).   Mechanical Properties of Materials
3).   Applied Mechanics

Research Collaborations
:
1).  
North Carolina State U., Prof. Dr. Richard J. Spontak

Journal & Publications

1. Chatree Homkhiew, Thanate Ratanawilai and Wiriya Thongruang, “Long-term water absorption and dimensional stability of composites from recycled polypropylene and rubberwood flour”, Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, Volume 29, Issue 1, 1 January 2016, Pages 74-91
2. Hemkaew, K., Dechwayukul, C., Aiyarak, P., Spontak, R.J., Thongruang, W., “Batching method and effects of formulation and mechanical loading on electrical conductivity of natural rubber composites filled with multi-wall carbon nanotube and carbon black”, Digest Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures, Volume 10, Issue 3, 2015, Pages 883-893
3. Homkhiew, C., Ratanawilai, T., Thongruang, W., “Composites from recycled polypropylene and rubberwood flour: Effects of composition on mechanical properties”, Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, Volume 28, Issue 2, 3 March 2015, Pages 179-194
4. Homkhiew, C., Ratanawilai, T., Thongruang, W., “Minimizing the creep of recycled polypropylene/rubberwood flour composites with mixture design experiments”, Journal of Composite Materials, Volume 49, Issue 1, 16 January 2015, Pages 17-26
5. Homkhiew, C., Ratanawilai, T., Thongruang, W., “Document Time-temperature and stress dependent behaviors of composites made from recycled polypropylene and rubberwood flour”, Construction and Building Materials, 66, pp. 98-104, 2014
6. Thongruang, W., Nooklay, B., Bunnaul, P., Smithmaitrie, P., Chetpattananondh, K., “Characteristics of NR/CB composites: Preparation methods and correlations of electrical and mechanical properties”, Advanced Materials Research, 844, pp. 309-313, 2014
7. Nilborworn, S., Wounchoum, P., Wichakool, W., Thongruang, W., “Electrical properties characterization and numerical models of rubber composite at high frequency”, Advanced Materials Research, 844, pp. 429-432, 2014
8. Rukkur, S., Dechwayukul, C., Thongruang, W., Patarapaiboolchai, O., “Heat built-up of industrial solid tires in Thailand,” Advanced Materials Research, 844, pp. 445-449, 2014
9. Homkhiew, C., Ratanawilai, T., Thongruang, W., “Effects of natural weathering on the properties of recycled polypropylene composites reinforced with rubberwood flour”, Industrial Crops and Products, 56, pp. 52-59, 2014
10. Homkhiew, C., Ratanawilai, T., Thongruang, W., “Optimizing the formulation of polypropylene and rubberwood flour composites for moisture resistance by mixture design”, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 33 (9), pp. 810-823, 2014
11. Homkhiew, C., Ratanawilai, T., Thongruang, W., “The optimal formulation of recycled polypropylene/rubberwood flour composites from experiments with mixture design”, Composites Part B: Engineering, 56 , pp. 350-357, 2014
12. Homkhiew, C., Ratanawilai, T., Thongruang, W., “Optimal formulation of recycled polypropylene/rubberwood flour composites on hardness property”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 368-370 (1) , pp. 785-790, 2013
13. Homkhiew, C., Ratanawilai, T., Thongruang, W., “Flexural creep behavior of composites from polypropylene and rubberwood flour”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 368-370 (1) , pp. 736-740, 2013
14. Charoenyut Dechwayukul, Weerachai Kao-ien, Kanadit Chetpattananondh and Wiriya Thongruang, “Measuring Service Life and Evaluating the Quality of Solid Tires”, Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology, 32(4), pp 387-390, July-August, 2010.
15. วรพจน์ ประชาเสรี, เอกรัฐ สมัครรัฐกิจ และ วิริยะ ทองเรือง, “การประเมินประสิทธิภาพของคานไม้ยางพาราประกอบลามิเนตเสริมกำลังด้วยวัสดุโพลิเมอร์เสริมเส้นใยภายใต้การดัด”, วิศวกรรมสารฉบับวิจัยและพัฒนา ปีที่ 21 ฉบับที่ 1 พ.ศ. 2553
16. N. Lopattananon, S. Songkaew, W. Thongruang and M. Seadan, “Sustainable Biocomposites from Rice Flour and Sisal Fiber: Effect of Fiber Loading, Length and Alkali Treatment”, International Polymer Processing, 3, pp 272-279, July, 2009.
17. Wiriya Thongruang, Churairat Ritthichaiwong, Pisanu Bunnaul, Pruittikorn Smithmaitrie and Kanadit Chetpattananondh, “Electrical and mechanical properties of ternary composites from natural rubber and conductive fillers”, Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology, 30(3), pp 361-366, May-June, 2008.
18. Charoenyut Dechwayukul and Wiriya Thongruang, “Compressive Modulus of Adhesive Bonded Rubber Block”, Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology, 30(2), pp.221-225, 2008.
19. Kanadit Chetpattananondh, Charoenyut Dechwayukul and Wiriya Thongruang, “An Applied Laser Shade Vibration Measurement Technique for Rotating Imbalance for Quality Testing of Solid Tires”, Measurement, 41(8), pp. 922-933, 2008.
20. เจริญยุทธ เดชวายุกุล, วิริยะ ทองเรือง และ วิภู พิวัฒน์ “การกระจายความเค้นในเนื้อยางของรอยต่อชน”, วารสารสงขลานครินทร์ วทท. ปีที่ 29 ฉบับที่ 4, 1049-1068, ก.ค.-ส.ค. 2550
21. จักร์ชัย  สุวรรณเนาว์, เจริญยุทธ เดชวายุกุล, วิริยะ ทองเรือง และ ธงชัย ฟองสมุทร “ผลกระทบของชั้นกาวบางและระยะห่างระหว่างหมุดต่อค่าสัมประสิทธิ์ความเข้มของความเค้นของรอยต่อหมุดย้ำ”, วารสารสงขลานครินทร์ วทท. ปีที่ 29 ฉบับที่ 4, 1069-1091, ก.ค.-ส.ค. 2550
22. Joy E. Stevens, Wiriya Thongruang, Nikunj P. Patel, Steven D. Smith, and Richard J. Spontak, “Solvent-Facilitated Homopolymer Sorption in Swollen Block Copolymer Matrices”, Macromolecules, 36(9), 3206-3209, 2003.
23. Wiriya Thongruang, Richard J. Spontak and C. Maurice Balik, “Correlated Conductivity and Mechanical Property Analysis of High-Density Polyethylene Filled with Graphite and Carbon Fiber”, Polymer, 43, 2279-2286, 2002
24. Wiriya Thongruang, Richard J. Spontak and C. Maurice Balik, “Volume-Exclusion Effects in Polyethylene Blends Filled with Carbon Black, Graphite or Carbon Fiber”, J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym.  Phys., 40, 1013-1023, 2002.
25. Wiriya Thongruang, Richard J. Spontak and C. Maurice Balik, “Bridged Double Percolation in Conductive Polymer Composites: An Electrical Conductivity, Morphology and Mechanical Property Study”, Polymer, 43, 3717-3725, 2002.
26. Rebecca L. Roberge, Scott A White, W. Thongruang, Nidunj P. Patel , Steven D. Smith and Richard J. Spontak, “Block Copolymer/Homopolymer Mesoblends: Preparation and Characterization”, Macromolecules, 35, 2268-2276, 2002.