Apr 12, 2024  
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALTF 262L - Algae Harvesting Laboratory

Credits: 1

Hands-on application of the material from ALTF 262 in the harvesting of algae biomass, analysis of product, and effective storage of product. Techniques in mechanical, chemical, autoflocculation, dissolved air flotation, and ultrasound methods are presented. Matching appropriate technology to the harvesting of different algae species is emphasized. Students are expected to utilize knowledge of pumps and motors in 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 261L  and ALTF 262 .
Offered: Occasionally.
Two lab hours.

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