May 30, 2023  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALTF 262 - Algae Harvesting

Credits: 3

An applied course in the harvesting of algae biomass, analysis of product, and effective storage of product. Mechanical, chemical, auto flocculation, dissolved air flotation, and ultrasound methods are presented. Matching appropriate technology to the harvesting of different algae species is emphasized. Students are expected to develop a model system for harvesting algae with a competent return-on-investment analysis. Advanced analytical methods and harvesting techniques are presented throughout the course along with data collection, record keeping, and lab safety.

Prerequisite(s): ALTF 261 .
Offered: Summer.
Two lecture hours, two lab hours.

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