May 29, 2023  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALTF 121 - Biofuels I

Credits: 4

Surveys the range of feedstocks that can be used to make biofuels and bioenergy. Students will learn how to safely make ethanol and biodiesel from plants and vegetable oil sources and will focus on the biology and processing of algae using several types of bioreactors. Students will prospect for local algae strains and learn how to use various monitoring and analytical tools. This class will tour commercial biofuels and algae operations in New Mexico.

Prerequisite(s): SUST 1130 .
Offered: Fall and Spring.
Three lecture hours, two lab hours.

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