Publications – Mechanisation Technology

Research Publications - Mechanisation Technology

  • K.H.D. Abeyrathna, Thilanka Ariyawansha, P.L.A. G Alwis, and N.K.Hettiarachchi, 2021. Design, Development, and testing of a direct driven two-wheel tractor operated two raw metering mechanism for sugarcane fertilizer applications. Rajarata University Journal, 6(1). Read Full Paper
  • Thilanka Ariyawansha, Dimuthu Abeyrathna, Buddhika Kulasekara, Devananda Pottawela, Dinesh Kodithuwakku, Sandya Ariyawansha, Natasha Sewwandi, WBMAC Bandara, Tofael Ahamed, and Ryozo Noguchi. 2020. “A Novel Approach to Minimize Energy Requirements and Maximize Biomass Utilization of the Sugarcane Harvesting System in Sri Lanka.” Energies 13 (6): 1497. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/en13061497
  • Thilanka Ariyawansha, Dimuthu Abeyrathna, Tofael Ahamed, and Ryozo Noguchi. 2020. “Integrated Bagasse Utilization System Based on Hydrothermal Liquefaction in Sugarcane Mills: Theoretical Approach Compared with Present Practices.” Biomass Conversion and Biorefineryhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-020-00958-w
  • Thilanka Ariyawansha and K.H.D. Abeyrathna, 2014. “Energy Requirements for Base Cutting of Selected Sugarcane Varieties in Sri Lanka”, Journal of Sugarcane Sri Lanka, Volume 01, pp 49-53
  • Abeyrathna, K.H.D., Alwis, P.L.A.G. and Hettiarachchi, N.K., 2021. Evaluation of the performance of power tiller mounted fertilizer applicator on variable application rate. 2nd National Symposium on Agro Technology and Rural Science (NSATRS), June 28, 2021, Institute for Agro Technology and Rural Science, University of Colombo, Weligatte, Hambantota, Sri Lanka. Read more
  • Thilanka Ariyawansha, PD Kahandage, SDS Piyathissa, Hitoshi Komoto, Tofael Ahamed, Ryozo Noguchi, “A Framework for Monitoring and Analysis Sri Lankan Sugarcane Cultivation and Supply System with Integrating A Time-Series Data Management System”, Conference on Japan Society of Agricultural Informatics, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, May 22-23, 2021. (Online)
  • Thilanka Ariyawansha, Dimuthu Aberathna, Natasha Sewwandi, Tofael Ahamed, Ryozo Noguchi, “Risk Analysis of Energy Production Based on the Varying Sugarcane Yield in Sri Lanka Sugar Industry” University, Khon Kaen, Thailand, Oct 28 – 30, 2020.
  • Thilanka Ariyawansha, Tofael Ahamed, Ryozo Noguchi, “Labor and Mechanization Outlook of Sugarcane Harvesting in Sri Lanka”, Conference on Japan Society of Agricultural Informatics, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, May 23-24, 2020.
  • Thilanka Ariyawansha, K.H.D. Abayarathna, Tofael Ahamed and Ryzo Noguchi, “Theoretical Approach to Comparison of Two Different Bagasse Utilization Systems in Cane Industry”, 7th Asian Conference on Biomass Science (ACBS2019), Koriyama, Japan, Dec 10, 2019.
  • Thilanka Ariyawansha, Ryozo Noguchi, K.H.D. Aberathna, A.P. Keerthipala, Tofael Ahamed, “Dynamic Simulation of Sugar Production Based on Sri Lankan Sugar Sector Development Policy”, The 37th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Albuquerque, New Mexico USA, July 21-25, 2019.
  • Thilanka Ariyawansha, Tofael Ahamed, Ryozo Noguchi, “Energy Dynamics of Two Different Heater Arrangements of the Continuous Type HTL Reactor”, Conference on Japan Society of Agricultural Informatics, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, May 15-16, 2019.
  • Thilanka Ariyawansha, Tofael Ahamed and Ryzo Noguchi, “Comparison of Two Different Heater Arrangements for Hydrothermal liquefaction Reactor” Students Research Exchange Workshop organized by Chemical Engineering Research Laboratories, University of Tsukuba, Japan, 22nd February 2019.
  • Thilanka Ariyawansha, W.M.A.K. Wijekoon, K.H.D. Abayarathna, Tofael Ahamed and Ryzo Noguchi, “Integration of Parametric 3D Modelling to Optimize the Reversible Disc Moulder for Sugarcane Farming in Sri Lanka”, Conference on Japan Society of Agricultural Informatics, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, 16th -17th May 2018.
  • W.B.M.A.C. Bandara, Thilanka Ariyawansha and C.P. Rupasinghe ‘‘Designing and Evaluation of Bagasse Powered Preheating Device for Seed Cane Hot-water Treatment Plant’’ 21st International Forestry and Environment Symposium, Heritance Kandalama, Dambulla, Sri Lanka, 23rd – 24th September 2016.
  • K.H.D. Abeyrathna, Thilanka Ariyawanshaa, and, B.D.S.K. Ariyawansha, Design and Fabrication of a Two-Wheel Tractor-mounted Fertiliser Applicator for Sugarcane Smallholders in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of International Conclave on Sugar Crops: Sweeteners and Green Energy from Sugar Crops: Emerging Technologies, Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow, India February 15-17, 2014.
  • Thilanka Ariyawansha, and K.H.D. Abeyrathna, Analysis of Ridge and Furrow Conversion Efficiency of the Two-Wheel Tractor-Mounted Furrow-Opener in Sri Lanka Sugarcane Fields. Proceedings of International Conclave on Sugar Crops: Sweeteners and Green Energy from Sugar Crops: Emerging Technologies, Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow, India, February 15-17, 2014.
  • Patent No 14391 – Hybrid Hot Water Treatment Plant to control seed bone pest and diseases of seed-cane