Dec 05, 2023  
SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 
SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALTF 261 - Advanced Algae Cultivation

Credits: 3

A continuation of ALTF 161. Students scale up algae production from 10-Liter photobioreactors to large scale (1000 - 50,000 liter) algae production systems. Mass balance, carbon and water footprints, and system maintenance are covered. Students design a large-scale algaculture facility and present the project as a business plan. Advanced analytical methods and culturing techniques are presented throughout the course along with data collection, record keeping, and lab safety.

Prerequisite(s): ALTF 161 .
Offered: Spring.
Two lecture hours, two lab hours.

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