October 25, 2017

Books

  1. Mani, M., Ganesh, L.S. and Varghese, K. (2005), Sustainability and Human Settlements. Sage Publications, New Delhi, Thousand Oaks, London [ISBN: 0-7619-3385-9].

Edited books

  1. Venkatarama Reddy, B. V., Mani, M. and Walker,P. (eds). (2019): Earthen Dwellings and Structures. Springer Transactions in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Springer, Singapore [ISBN: 978-981-13-5883-8]
  2. Mani, M. and Kandachar, P. (eds). (2015): Design for Sustainable Well-being and Empowerment: Selected Papers, IISc Press and TU Delft. 580 pp [ISBN: 978-81-925707-1-6 and 978-94-6186-345-4]. 
  3. Rao, S., Mani, M. and Ravindranath, N. H. (eds), (2008), Advances in Water Quality and Management. Research Publishing, Singapore [ISBN: 978-981-05-9012-3].
  4. Venkatarama Reddy, B. V. and Mani, M. (eds), (2007), International Symposium on Earthen Structures. Interline Publishing, Bangalore [ISBN: 81-72960514].

Elsevier’s Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies:

  1. Praseeda, K.I., Venkatarama Reddy, B.V., Mani, M. (2017). Life-Cycle Energy Assessment in Buildings: Framework, Approaches, and Case Studies. In Abraham, M.A. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies. Elsevier, pp. 113-136. doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.10188-5.
  2. Aaditya, G., Mani, M. (2017). Integration of Photovoltaics in Buildings. In Abraham, M.A. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies. Elsevier, pp. 259–273. doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.10201-5.
  3. Aysha, S., Mani, M. (2017). Adaptation of Buildings to Climate Change. In Abraham, M.A. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies. Elsevier, pp. 331–349. doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.10202-7.

Chapters in edited books

  1. Kumar, M., Mani., M. (2021): Sustainability assessment in manufacturing: perspectives, challenges, and solutions. In Gupta, K., and Salonitis, K., (Eds): Sustainable Manufacturing – Handbook in Advanced Manufacturing, Elsevier, 287-311. doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-818115-7.00013-4
  2. Ginley, D., Ager, J., Agrawal, R., Alam, A.M., Arora, B.M., Avasthi, S., Basak, D., Bhargava, P., Biswas, P., Bora, B., Braunecker, W.A., Buonassisi, T., Dhage, S., Dhere, N., Garner, S., Hu, X., Jhunjhunwala, A., Kabra, D., Kavaipatti, B., Kazmerski, L., Kottantharayil, A., Kumar, R., Lo, C., Mani, M., Nair, P.R., Narsamma, L., Olson, D.C., Pal, A.J., Raghavan, S., Ramamurthy, P., Sarada, B., Sarkar, S., Sastry, O.S., Sridhar, H., Tamizmani, G., Urban, J., Haikel van Hest, Vasi, J., Wang, Y., and Wu, Y., (2020): Sustainable Photovoltaics. In Ginley, D., and Chattopadhyay, K., (Eds): Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States (SERIIUS): Lessons and Results from a Binational Consortium, Springer Nature, Switzerland, 25-86.
  3. Siddharth Nair, Roshan Rao, Tarun Kumar, Guru Prasad G, Manish Kumar, Khadeeja Henna P, Aysha Saifudeen, Mani, M. (2019): Design of a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) based Solar Powered LED Lighting System for Training and Empowering Rural youth. In Chakrabarti, A., (Ed): Research into Design for a Connected World, Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, Springer Nature, Singapore, 451-460.
  4. Ujjal Hafila, Yogansh Namdeo, Mani, M. (2019): Design of a Portable, Automated Sewer-Line Inspection and De-Clogging Sewer-Bot for Indian Conditions. In Chakrabarti, A., (Ed): Research into Design for a Connected World, Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, Springer Nature, Singapore, 703-714.
  5. Balaji, N.C., Mani, M. (2019): Error Analysis on Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Cement-stabilized Soil Blocks. In Venkatarama Reddy, B.V., Mani, M., and Walker, P., (Eds): Earthen Dwellings and Structures, Current Status in their Adoption, Springer Nature, Singapore, 333-343.
  6. Kumar, M., and Mani, M. (2017): A methodological basis to assess and compare manufacturing processes for design decisions. In Chakrabarti, A., and Chakrabarti, D. (Eds): Research into Design for Communities – Volume 2, Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies 66, Springer Nature Singapore, 301-311, DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-3521-0_26.
  7. Kumar, T., and Mani, M. (2017): Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to assess Energy Neutrality in Occupancy Sensors. In Chakrabarti, A., and Chakrabarti, D. (Eds): Research into Design for Communities – Volume 2, Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies 66, Springer Nature Singapore, 105-116, DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-3521-0_9.
  8. Kumari, M. C., Mani. M., and Chakrabarti, A. (2015): A spatio-temporal network representation for manufacturing. In Chakrabarti, A. (Ed): ICoRD’15 – Research into Design Across Boundaries Volume 2, Volume 35 of the series Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, Springer (India), 459−470.
  9. Kumari, M. C., Balaji, N. C. and Mani, M. (2015): Well-being and sustainable design: A case study of building typology transition in a rural settlement in India. In Mani, M. and Kandachar, P. (Eds): Design for Sustainable Well-being and Empowerment: Selected Papers, IISc Press and TU Delft, 207−226.
  10. Khadilkar, P., Lokras, S., Somashekar, H. I., Venkatarama Reddy, B.  V. and Mani, M. (2015): Design and a ‘capability approach-based’ evaluation of an innovative mould for rapid dissemination of the ‘Astra Ole’: a firewood based cook-stove. In Mani, M. and Kandachar, P. (Eds): Design for Sustainable Well-being and Empowerment: Selected Papers, IISc Press and TU Delft, 305−320.
  11. Singh, A. and Mani, M. (2015): Materials in Sustainable Wellbeing: A Case Study of Melamine. In Mani, M. and Kandachar, P. (Eds): Design for Sustainable Well-being and Empowerment: Selected Papers, IISc Press and TU Delft, 155−164.
  12. Kailas, S. V. and Mani, M. (2015): Sustainable Clean Water: Closing the Cycle. In Reisner, D. E. and Pradeep, T. (Eds): Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, FL, 293−304.
  13. Kumar, T., Kapadia, I., Gurtoo, A. and Mani, M. (2015): Development of Self-Defence Devices for Women. In Mani, M. and Kandachar, P. (Eds): Design for Sustainable Well-being and Empowerment: Selected Papers, IISc Press and TU Delft, 425−435.
  14. Rama Murthy, S. and Mani, M. (2013): Design-Technology and Sustainability. In Mukhopadhyay, C., Akhilesh, K. B., Srinivasan, R., Gurtoo, A., Ramachandran, P., Iyer, P. P., Mathirajan, M. and Bala Subrahmanya, M. H. (Eds): Driving the Economy through Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Emerging Agenda for Technology Management, Springer, India, 75–86.
  15. Khadilkar P. and Mani, M. (2013): Assessment of Technology in the View of Sustainability and Capability Approach. In Mukhopadhyay, C., Akhilesh, K. B., Srinivasan, R., Gurtoo, A., Ramachandran, P., Iyer, P. P., Mathirajan, M. and Bala Subrahmanya, M. H. (Eds): Driving the Economy through Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Emerging Agenda for Technology Management, Springer, India, 63−74.
  16. Khadilkar P. and Mani M. (2013): Designer’s Capability to Design and its Impact on User’s Capabilities. In Chakrabarti, A. and Prakash, R. V. (Eds): Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, ICoRD’13, Springer, India, 1433−1444.
  17. Khadilkar, P. and Mani, M. (2013): A methodological framework to investigate the connect between capability approach and livelihood enhancement using ICT. In Ahmed, D. and Jean-Michel, L. (Eds): ICT in southern Countries: the promise and the socio-economic reality. AMETIS (Univérsité Paris Sud), Karthala Collection: ‘Hommes et Sociétés’, KARTHALA – GEMDEV, Paris. 401-419.
  18. Devadula, S., Ramani, K., Uchil, P., Kota, S., Mani, M. and Chakrabarti, A. (2012): An Action Effectiveness Measure for Manufacturing Process Performance. In Chakrabarti, A. (Ed): CIRP Design 2012: Sustainable Product Development, Springer, India, 341−352.
  19. Mani, M. and Venkatarama Reddy, B. V., (2012), Sanitation-Approach Structure and Appropriate Sanitation – A Case-study. In Prabhath, S.V., and Sita Devi, P.Ch., (eds) Technology and Rural India. National Council of Rural Institutes, MHRD (India), Global Research Publications, New Delhi [ISBN: 978-81-89630-50-8]. (In press)
  20. Khadilkar, P. and Mani, M., (2011), A methodological framework to investigate the connect between capability approach and livelihood enhancement using ICT. In Ahmed, D. and Jean-Michel, L. (eds) ICT in southern Countries: the promise and the socio-economic reality. AMETIS (Univérsité Paris Sud), Karthala Collection: ‘Hommes et Sociétés’, Paris. (In press)
  21. Ramani, K. and Mani, M., (2011), Evaluating the effect of harvesters on sustainability – a design study. In Chakrabarti, A. (ed.) Research into Design – Supporting Sustainable Product Development. Research Publishing, Singapore, pp. 559−567 [ISBN: 978-981-08-7721-7].
  22. Mani, M. and Suganya, L., (2008), Water and Sanitation in Human Settlements. In Rao, S. M., Mani, M. and Ravindranath, N. H., (eds) Advances in Water Quality and Management. Research Publishing, Singapore, pp. 59−86 [ISBN: 978-981-05-9012-3].
  23. Mani, M., Vibha Rao and Deshpande, S., (2008), Rooftop Rainwater Harvesting. In Rao, S. M., Mani, M. and Ravindranath, N. H., (eds) Advances in Water Quality and Management. Research Publishing, Singapore, pp. 279−291 [ISBN: 978-981-05-9012-3].
  24. Rao, S. M., Mani, M. and Mythri, D. J., (2008), Summary: Issues, R & D challenge, institutional and societal gaps in sustainable and quality water. In Rao, S. M., Mani, M. and Ravindranath, N. H., (eds) Advances in Water Quality and Management. Research Publishing, Singapore, pp. 327−330 [ISBN: 978-981-05-9012-3].
  25. Mani, M., Varghese, K. and Dattatri, G., (1997) Development of a GIS based Decision Support System for Sustainable Transport−Environment Optimization. pp. 67−72. In Muralikrishna, I. V. (ed.) Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing Analysis, Allied Publications Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad, India [ISBN: 81-7023-679-7].

Book review

  1. Ramani, K., and Mani, M. (2013): Book Review – Environmental Governance: Apporaches, Imperatives and Methods. Current Science, 105(9), 1300-1301.
  2. Mani, M., (2009), Solar Revolution: The Economic Transformation of the Global Energy Industry, Bradford, T., 2006, MIT Press, Cambridge. Current Science, 96(8), pp. 1142−1144.
  3. Avvannavar, S. M. and Mani, M., (2007), Air pollution control, Mahajan, S. P. and Ramachandra, T. V. (eds), 2006, Capital Publishing Company, New Delhi. Science of the Total Environment, 383(2007), pp. 250−251.
  4. Avvannavar, S. M. and Mani, M., (2007), Guidelines for safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater, Vol.3: Wastewater and excreta use in aquaculture, 2006, WHO, Switzerland. Science of the Total Environment, 382(2007), pp. 391−392.
  5. Avvannavar, S. M. and Mani, M., (2007), Manual on Water and Sanitation for Disaster Management, Ponnuraj, S., WHO, India Country Office, New Delhi, 2006. Nature, Environment & Pollution Technology, 6(4), pp. 698, 724.

 

Reports /monographs

  1. Mani, M., Venkatarama Reddy, B.V., Somashekar, H.I. Kumari, M.C., and Balaji, N.C. (2014): Assessing resource and energy demand attributed to modern urbanizing transitions in rural dwellings. CiSTUP, Indian Institute of Science.
  2. Mani, M., Venkatarama Reddy, B.V., and Somashekar, H.I. (2013): Development, testing and promotion of technology packages for total rural sanitation for women in coastal and semi-arid village/household clusters. Centre for Sustainable Technologies, Indian Institute of Science.
  3. Mani, M. and Rosangela, T., (2009), Earth that Connects! pp. 30−41. In Teh, D., Chiesa, J. and Robertson, A. One Quarter of a Whare. University of Auckland, Auckland.
  4. Mani, M., (2007), Sanitation in Human Settlements. Centre for Sustainable Technologies, IISc, Bangalore.
  5. Venkatarama Reddy, B. V. and Mani, M., (2008) Report on design and construction of residential buildings for the Tsunami affected area of Kodaiyampalayam village, Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu, India. Department of Civil Engineering and Centre for Sustainable Technologies, IISc, Bangalore.
  6. Mani, M., (1999), IIT Madras, Towards a Sustainable Future (The Environmental Context).