Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Mani, S., J. Kastner and A. Juneja. 2013. Catalytic decomposition of toluene using a biomass derived catalyst. Fuel Processing Technology, 114: 118-125.
  2. Roger, H., S. Richard, J. Kastner, S. Mani and KC. Das. 2013. Effect of torrefaction on bio-oil upgrading over HZSM-5. I. Product yield, product quality, and catalyst effectiveness for BTEX production. Energy and Fuels, 27(2): 830-843.
  3. Roger, H., S. Richard, J. Kastner, S. Mani and KC. Das. 2013. Effect of torrefaction on bio-oil upgrading over HZSM-5. II. Byproduct formation and catalyst properties and function. Energy and Fuels, 27(2): 844-856.
  4. Viswanathan, T., S. Mani, KC. Das, S. Chinnasamy, R. Singh and M. Singh. 2012. Effect of cell ruptures methods on the drying kinetics and chemical composition of microalgae consortium. Bioresource Technology, 126: 131-136.
  5. Viswanathan, T., S. Mani, KC. Das, S. Chinnasamy and A. Bhatnagar. 2011. Thin layer drying kinetics and chemical composition of microalgae consortium. Transactions of the ASABE, 54(6): 2245-2252.
  6. Phanphanich, M and S. Mani. 2011. Impact of torrefaction on the grindability and fuel characteristics of forest biomass. Bioresource Technology, 102: 1246-1253.
  7. Phanphanich, M and S. Mani. 2010. Drying Characteristics of pine forest residues. Bioresources 5(1): 108-120.
  8. Mani, S., S. Sokhansanj, S. Tagore, A. F. Turhollow. 2010. Techno-economic analysis of using stover to supply heat and power to a corn ethanol plant. Part 2: Heat and power generation costs. Biomass and Bioenergy  34(3): 356-364
  9. Sokhansanj, S., S. Mani, S. Tagore, A. F. Turhollow. 2010. Techno-economic analysis of using stover to supply heat and power to a corn ethanol plant. Part 1: Feedstock supply logistics and costs. Biomass and Bioenergy 34(1): 75-81.
  10. Sokhansanj, S., S. Mani, A. F. Turhollow, A. Kumar. 2009. Large scale production, collection, and supply of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) – Visioning a mature technology. Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining 3:124-141.
  11. Singh K., E. W. Tollner, S. Mani, L. M. Risse, K. C. Das and J. Worley.  2009. Pelleting of poultry litter fractions with pyrolyzed oil as a binder. Transactions of the ASABE 52(3): 949-956.
  12. Sokhansanj, S., A. F. Turhollow, J. Stephen, M. Stumburg, Jim Fenton, S. Mani. 2008. Analysis of five simulated straw harvest scenarios. Canadian Biosystems Engineering. 50: 2.27-2.35.
  13. Zaini, P., S. Sokhansanj, X. Bi,C. J. Lim, S. Mani, S. Melin, J. Kadla. 2008. Density of pellets made from lodge pole pine infested with mountain pine beetle. Canadian Biosystems Engineering, 50: 3.47 – 3.55.
  14. Lam, P.S., S. Sokhansanj, X. Bi, C.J. Lim, J. Naimi, M. Hoque, S. Mani, A. R. Womac, X. P. Ye, S. Narayan. 2008. Bulk density of wet and dry wheat straw and switchgrass particles. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 24(3): 351-358
  15. Mani, S., S. Jaya, R. Vadivambal. 2007. Optimization of solvent extraction of moringa seed kernel oil using response surface methodology. Food and Bioproducts Processing, 85(C4): 328-335.
  16. Mani, S., S.  Sokhansanj, X. Bi and A. Turhollow. 2006. Economics of producing fuel pellets from biomass. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 22(3):1-6.
  17. Mani, S., L. G. Tabil and S. Sokhansanj. 2006. Effects of compressive force, particle size and moisture content on mechanical properties of biomass pellets. Biomass and Bioenergy, 30(7): 648-654.
  18. Mani, S., L. G. Tabil and S. Sokhansanj. 2006. Specific energy requirement for compacting corn stover. Bioresource Technology, 97(12):1420-1426
  19. Sokhansanj, S., S. Mani, S. Stumborg, R. Samson and J. Fenton. 2006. Production and distribution of cereal straw on the Canadian prairies. Canadian Biosystems Engineering, 48: 3.39-3.46.
  20. Jaya, S., H. Das and S. Mani. 2006. Optimization of maltodextrin and tri calcium phosphate for producing vacuum dried mango powder. International Journal of Food Properties 9(1):1-12.
  21. Samson, R., S. Mani, R. Boddey, S. Sokhansanj, D. Quesada, S. Urquiaga, V. Reis, C.H. Lem and C. Carpio. 2005. The potential of C4 perennial grasses for developing a global bio-heat industry. Critical Reviews in Plant Science, 24(5-6):461-495.
  22. Mani, S., L. G. Tabil and S. Sokhansanj. 2004. Mechanical properties of corn stover grind. Transactions of the ASAE 47(6): 1983-1990.
  23. Mani, S., L. G. Tabil and S. Sokhansanj. 2004. Evaluation of compaction equations applied to four biomass species. Canadian Biosystems Engineering 46: 3.55-3.61
  24. Mani, S., L. G. Tabil and S. Sokhansanj. 2004. Grinding performance and physical properties of wheat and barley straws, corn stover and switchgrass. Biomass and Bioenergy 27(4): 339-352.
  25. Mani, S., L. G. Tabil and S. Sokhansanj. 2003. An overview of compaction of biomass grinds. Powder Handling and Processing 15(2): 160-168.
  26. Jaya, S., S. Mani, and H. Das. 2002. Stickiness of food powders and related physico-chemical properties of food components. Journal of Food Science and Technology, 39 (1): 1-7.