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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Rijal, B., Igathinathane, C., Karki, B., Yu, M., Pryor, S. W. 2012. Combined Effect of pelleting and pretreatment on enzymatic hydrolysis of switchgrass. Bioresource Technology, 116: 36-41.

Igathinathane, C., Ulusoy, U., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2012. Comparison of particle size distribution of celestite minerals by machine vision ΣVolume approach and mechanical sieving. Powder Technology, 215-216: 137-146.

Wooten, J. R., Filip To, S. D., Igathinathane, C., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2011. Discrimination of bark from wood chips though optical texture analysis. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 79(1): 13-19.

Naimi, L. J., Sokhansanj, S., Womac, A. R., Bi, X. T., Lim, C. J., Igathinathane, C., Lau, A. K., Sowlati, T., Melin, S., Emami, M., and Afzal. M. 2011. Development of a population balance model to simulate fractionation of ground switchgrass. Transactions of the ASABE, 54(1): 219-227.

Igathinathane, C., Pordesimo, L.O., Schilling, M.W., and Columbus, E.P. 2011. Fast and simple measurement of cutting energy requirement of plant stalk and prediction model development. Industrial Crops and Products, 33(2): 518-523.

Bitra, V. S. P., Womac, A. R., Yang, Y. T., Miu, P. I., Igathinathane, C., Chevanan, N., and Sokhansanj, S. 2011. Characterization of wheat straw particle size distributions as affected by knife mill operating factors. Biomass and Bioenergy, 35(8): 3674-3686.

Bitra, V. S. P., Womac, A. R., Igathinathane, C., and Sokhansanj, S. 2010. Knife mill comminution energy analysis of switchgrass, wheat straw, and corn stover and their particle size distributions. Transactions of the ASABE, 53(5): 1639-1651.

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A. R., and Sokhansanj, S. 2010. Corn stalk orientation effect on mechanical cutting. Biosystems Engineering, 107(2): 97-106.

Igathinathane, C., T. J. Shankar, S. Sokhansanj, X. Bi, J. C. Lim, S.Melin, and E. Mohammad. 2010. Simple and inexpensive method of wood pellets macro-porosity measurement. Bioresource Technology, 101(16): 6528-6537.

Igathinathane, C. , Davis, J. D., Purswell, J. L., and Columbus, E.P. 2010. Application of 3D scanned imaging methodology for volume, surface area, and envelope density evaluation of densified biomass. Bioresource Technology, 101(11): 4220-4227.

Chevanan, N., Womac, A. R., Bitra, V. S. P., Igathinathane, C., Yang, Y. T., Miu, P. I., and Sokhansanj, S. 2010. Bulk density and compaction behavior of knife mill chopped switchgrass, wheat straw, and corn stover. Bioresource Technology, 101(1): 207-214.

Igathinathane, C. , S. Melin, S. Sokhansanj, X. Bi, C. Jim Lim, L. O. Pordesimo, and E. P. Columbus. 2009. Machine vision based particle size and distribution determination of airborne dust of wood and bark pellets. Powder Technology, 196(2): 202-212.

Bitra, V. S. P., Womac, A. R., Yang, Y. T., Miu, P. I., Igathinathane, C., and Sokhansanj, S. 2009. Mathematical Model Parameters for Particle Size Spectra Ranges for Knife-Milled Corn Stover. Biosystems Engineering, 104(3): 369-383.

Bitra, V. S. P., Womac, A. R., Igathinathane, C.,Miu, P. I., Yang, Y. T., Smith, D. R., Chevanan, N., and Sokhansanj, S. 2009. Direct measures of mechanical energy for knife mill size reduction of switchgrass, wheat straw, and corn stover. Bioresource Technology, 100(24): 6568-6585.

Igathinathane , C., Pordesimo, L.O., Columbus, E.P., Batchelor, W.D., and Sokhansanj, S. 2009. Sieveless Particle Size Distribution of Particulate Materials through Computer Vision. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 66(2): 147-158.

Bitra, V. S. P., Womac, A. R., Yang, Y. T., Igathinathane, C., Miu, P. I., Chevanan, N. and Sokhansanj, S. 2009. Knife mill operating factors effect on switchgrass particle size distributions. Bioresource Technology, 100(21): 5176-5188.

Bitra, V. S. P., Womac, A. R., Chevanan, N., Miu, P. I., Igathinathane, C., Sokhansanj, S., and Smith, D. R. 2009. Direct mechanical energy measures of hammer mill comminution of switchgrass, wheat straw, and corn stover and analysis of their particle size distributions. Powder Technology, 193(1): 32-45.

Igathinathane, C. , Pordesimo, L. O., Womac, A. R., and Sokhansanj, S. 2009. Hygroscopic Moisture Sorption Kinetics Modeling of Corn Stover and Its Fractions. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 25(1): 65-73.

Li, H., Pordesimo, L.O., Igathinathane, C., and Vinyard, B. 2009. Physical Property Effects on Drying Of Chile Peppers. International Journal of Food Properties, 12(2): 316-330.

Igathinathane, C. , Womac, A. R., Sokhansanj, S., and Narayan, S. 2009. Size reduction of high- and low- moisture corn stalks by linear knife grid system. Biomass and Bioenergy, 33(4): 547-557.

Wei, L., Pordesimo, L.O., Igathinathane, C., and Batchelor, W.D. 2009. Mass and Energy Analysis of Ethanol Production from Wood through Bioprocessing. Biomass and Bioenergy, 33(2): 255-266.

Igathinathane, C. , Pordesimo, L.O., and Batchelor, W.D. 2009. Major Orthogonal Dimensions Measurement of Food Grains by Machine Vision using ImageJ. Food Research International, 42(1): 76-84.

Igathinathane, C. , Pordesimo, L.O., Columbus, E.P., Batchelor, W.D., and Methuku, S.R. 2008. Shape Identification and Particles Size Distribution from Basic Shape Parameters using ImageJ. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 63(2): 168-182.

Igathinathane, C. , Womac, A.R., Pordesimo, L.O., and Sokhansanj. 2008. Mold appearance and modelling on selected corn stover components during moisture sorption. Bioresource Technology, 99(14): 6365-6371.

Igathinathane, C. , Chattopadhyay, P.K., and Pordesimo, L.O. 2008. Moisture Diffusion Modeling of Parboiled Paddy Accelerated Tempering Process with Extended Application to Multi-pass Drying Simulation. Journal of Food Engineering, 88(2): 239-253.

Igathinathane, C. , Chennakesavulu, B., Manohar, K., Womac, A. R., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2008. Photovoltaic Leaf Area Meter Development and Testing. International Journal of Food Properties, 11(1): 53-67.

Igathinathane, C. , Womac, A. R., Sokhansanj, S., and Narayan, S. 2007. Knife grid size reduction to pre-process high- and low-moisture switchgrass. 2007. Bioresource Technology, 99(7): 2254-2264.

Igathinathane, C. , Womac, A. R., Sokhansanj, S., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2007. Moisture sorption thermodynamic properties of corn stover fractions. Transactions of ASABE , 50(6): 2151-2160.

Igathinathane, C. , Srikanth, I., Prakash, K., Ramesh, B. and Womac, A. R. 2007. Development of Parabolic Weirs for Simplified Discharge Measurement. Biosystems Engineering, 96(1): 111-119.

Igathinathane, C. , Womac, A. R., Sokhansanj, S., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2006. Mass and Moisture Distribution in Above-ground Components in Standing Corn Plants. The Transactions of ASAE, 49(1): 97-106.

Igathinathane, C. , Prakash, V. S. S., Padma, U., Ravi Babu, G., and Womac, A. R. 2006. Interactive Computer Software for Leaf Area Measurement. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 51(1-2): 1-16.

Yu, M., Womac, A. R., Igathinathane, C., Ayers, P. D., and Buschermohle, M. J. 2006. Ultimate Strength Characteristics of Switchgrass Stem Cross-Sections at Representative Processing Conditions. Biomass and Bioenergy, 30(3): 214-219.

Womac, A.R., Igathinathane, C., Sokhansanj, S., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2005. Biomass Moisture Relations of an Agricultural Field Residue: Corn Stover. Transactions of ASAE, 48(6): 2073-2083.

Igathinathane, C. , Womac, A. R., Sokhansanj, S., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2005. Sorption Equilibrium Moisture Characteristics of Selected Corn Stover Components. Transactions of ASAE, 48(4): 1449-1460.

Igathinathane, C. , Chattopadhyay, P. K., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2005. Combination Soaking Procedure for Rough Rice Parboiling. Transactions of ASAE, 48(2): 665-671.

Igathinathane, C. , Pordesimo, L. O., Womac, A. R., Malleswar, V. K., and Appa Rao, U. 2005. Viscosity Measurement Technique using Standard Glass Burette for Newtonian Liquids. Instrumentation Science & Technology, 33(1):101-125.

Igathinathane, C. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 2002. Development of Accelerated Tempering Process in Drying for Parboiled Paddy. Biosystems Engineering, 83(1):97-105.

Igathinathane, C. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 2000. Surface Area of General Ellipsoid Shaped Food Material by Simplified Regression Equation Method. Journal of Food Engineering, 46(4):257-266.

Igathinathane, C. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 1999. Moisture Diffusion Modelling of Drying in Parboiled Paddy Components Part II: Bran and Husk. Journal of Food Engineering, 41(2):89-101.

Igathinathane, C. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 1999. Moisture Diffusion Modelling of Drying in Parboiled Paddy Components Part I: Starchy Endosperm. Journal of Food Engineering, 41(2):79-88.

Venkatramaiah, K. and Igathinathane, C.1999. Development and Testing of Multi-Nozzle Pneumatic Compression Wheel-Barrow Sprayer. The Andhra Agricultural Journal, 46(1):18-23.

Igathinathane, C. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 1998. On the Development of a Ready Reckoner Table for Evaluating Surface Area of General Ellipsoids Based on Numerical Techniques. Journal of Food Engineering, 36(2):233-247.

Igathinathane, C. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 1998. Numerical Techniques for Estimating the Surface Areas of Ellipsoids Representing Food Materials. Journal of Agril. Engineering Research, 70(4):313-322.

Igathinathane, C. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 1997. Mathematical Prediction of Moisture Profile in Layers of Grain during Pre-conditioning. Journal of Food Engineering, 31(2):185-197.

Book chapters

Schemer, M., Igathinathane, C. 2012. “Production and supply logistics of switchgrass as an energy feedstock” In “Sustainable Bioenergy Production” L. Wang (eds), CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), USA. (In Press).

Matt A. Sanderson, Igathinathane, C. 2011. Growing Perennial Forages for Biomass. In “Advanced Forage Management” Handbook. Editor Dr. Shabtai Bittman, Ag Canada, British Columbia. (In Press)

Sokhansanj, S., Mani, S., Igathinathane, C., Sam Tagore. 2010. Heat and power production from stover for corn ethanol plants. In Plant Biotechnology for Sustainable Production of Energy and Co-products, ed. P.N. Mascia et al. (eds) Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry 66, Springer – Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Pages 345-362.

Book

Radha Manohar, K. and Igathinathane, C.2006, Greenhouse Technology and Management. 2nd Edition. B. S. Publishers, Hyderabad, ISBN: 81-7800-003-2.

Manuals

Igathinathane, C. ; Daniel Smith, D., Prasad B. V. S; and Venkatramaiah, K. 2002. Post Harvest Technology - Processing and Equipment (C.No. AENG 451) – A Practical Manual for the final year students of B.Sc.(Ag).

Venkatramaiah, K. and Igathinathane, C.2002. Electrical Engineering and Farm Electrification (C.No. AGEN 231) – A Practical Manual for the 2nd students of B.Tech.(Agril. Engg.).


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