Sep 28, 2023  
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALTF 221 - Biofuels II

Credits: 4

Provides hands-on experience in biofuels production. Students will learn the various methods of manufacturing biofuels on a commercial scale. Topics include advanced production technologies, feedstock or algae species selection and pretreatment, quality control, energy balance and safety considerations. The course will explore various economic models for first, second and third generation biofuels and will examine the range of potential commercial algae products including fuel, food, nutraceuticals and other co-products. Students will work with advanced monitoring, quality control equipment and data acquisition and analysis.

Prerequisite(s): ALTF 121 .
Offered: Spring.
Three lecture hours, two lab hours.

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