L02_In-class_Examples

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Is it feasible to process 1 metric ton (MT) beta-carotene from the salt ponds of the Great Salt Lake? Challenge: the salt ponds of the Great Salt Lake contain the marine alga Dunaliella salina, which is While beta-carotene has a high value (~$1,000/kg), it is also very dilute in the salt ponds: typically < Approach: How many gallons per minute (gpm) brine from the ponds must be processed to produc Assume the efficiency of the processing plant is 60%. Processed brine is returned to the pond. From Great Salt Lake SOLUTION
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2009 for the course ES 140 taught by Professor Varies during the Spring '07 term at Vanderbilt.

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