How Do Nuclear Submarines Make Oxygen?- Smarter Every Day 251

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Stan Ervin
Stan Ervin 14 तासांपूर्वी
@Ahmad the newb By everybody in the sub.
Dan Quayles ITS SPELT POTATOE! 14 तासांपूर्वी
Whogives Afuck
Whogives Afuck 18 तासांपूर्वी
Wouldn't 'Let's go get smarter together' or 'today' or something of the likes be a bit more appropriate, due to it being an instance of becoming smarter rather than a culmination of instances at once? I feel like 'let's go get smarter every day' for one specific instance of becoming smarter is a bit misplaced and misnomed in comparison, and leads to a moment of awkwardness in my mind; as if it's advice, rather than a welcoming invitation. Maybe it's a solo perception, but here's to hoping this mention of insight can provide some benefit. Cheers, Destin.
Johnny's Videos
Johnny's Videos 20 तासांपूर्वी
What resin and orientation did you use to make the electrolysis thing?
majormastrsss 22 तासांपूर्वी
@SmarterEveryDay hello I love your vids
Jorge Alvarez
Jorge Alvarez 10 मिनिटांपूर्वी
So how do they get rid of hydrogen gas?
Tim Ocmand
Tim Ocmand 11 मिनिटांपूर्वी
Destin is for sure a spy.
Zachary Heiner
Zachary Heiner 12 मिनिटांपूर्वी
Not sure why I'm here. I was just moved to working on nuclear subs in the shipyard, why am I looking at them when I'm home. :o I blame your sultry, excited-to-learn voice, Destin.
Petunia On Da Beat
Petunia On Da Beat 14 मिनिटांपूर्वी
its crazy that those candles were used in WW2 u-boats and im assuming other subs and its still used today, wild.
Spookay It's Me
Spookay It's Me 17 मिनिटांपूर्वी
It's called a clinker because The word was passed on from UK submariners - original clinker bricks are bricks of clay made kinda shiny brittle and/or vitrified during a firing that exposes the brick to very excessive heat. Real/actual building clinkers are/were commonly used in the UK for building homes, to add historic looking appeal. People still use them to build homes that they want that certain aesthetic - it (more) often does from people using reclaimed clinkers now, as they aren't made very often anymore..... Phew, that's probably a bit too much info. But there you go, in short: a clinker is just a brick exposed to very very high heat.
InternetStudiesGuy 18 मिनिटांपूर्वी
So why don't they use a couple plants and shine some light on them? They tried it in a russian closed atmospherics experiment and the problem was the plants grew and quickly produced too much O2, causing a fire hazard, so they had to start burning plants to remove some of the excess O2. But with some good controls and experienced operators it should be perfectly feasible.
tool hack
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Saphro Syn
Saphro Syn 27 मिनिटांपूर्वी
Can’t you just take the oxygen from the water
Michael Robison
Michael Robison 37 मिनिटांपूर्वी
Why is this a half-hour long video
Spookay It's Me
Spookay It's Me 40 मिनिटांपूर्वी
Dow doesn't seem to like talking much... Getting info from him is almost akin to pulling teeth!
herbert164 45 मिनिटांपूर्वी
i noticed you seemed a bit confused as to why the mea system used a preheater. I am fairly certain it has to do with gas retention. Hotter liquids retain less gasses than cooler ones.
The_Rogue12 52 मिनिटांपूर्वी
"Why don't subs run out of air" 😳😳😳😳😳😳😳😳😳😳😳
Seraph Starman
Seraph Starman 54 मिनिटांपूर्वी
Go navy
hoah 57 मिनिटांपूर्वी
I have a better idea. Long tube. You’re welcome
John Mack
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Dow is from Southern Ohio. That part of the world seems to have very little annunciation. I work in that area quite a bit and it takes a good deal of time to pick out the dialect. I hear what he is saying as words but cannot discern where one word starts and ends. Dustin says "say it slower"..."no slower" and you still cannot pick it wicked smaaaart kid though
hilldwler 420
hilldwler 420 तासापूर्वी
Better living thru chemistry
Adam B
Adam B तासापूर्वी
I always like your videos!
Steve Lux
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And just a few years a go a Submariner went to prison for taking a few unclassified photos.
Chris A
Chris A 58 मिनिटांपूर्वी
Steve, you have a good point. The Sailor should be pardoned.
Dark Lake
Dark Lake तासापूर्वी
Finally another video from this series. Cool stuff :)
Arch Angel Gabriel
Arch Angel Gabriel तासापूर्वी
You got to go on a an operation sub. Way cool.
kkcsak ndclon
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Tony तासापूर्वी
I can't even imagine a submarine crew with only women. I can't imagine how they would live in there for months, they would go crazy I think. Because there is no social aspect to this life, its just wake up do your practical job, repeat. I might be wrong of course
Syllabaphet J
Syllabaphet J तासापूर्वी
Prediction before I watch the video: starting with H2O2 and breaking it down to H20 and O2. Edit: I didn't think of electrolysis, and I didn't even know oxygen candles existed.
Sneaky Cobra
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Recycling farts ♻️
Steve Baumgartner
Steve Baumgartner 2 तासांपूर्वी
Honors to the Navy Sub Guys! Thanks.
kkcsak ndclon
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MrDekuFPS 2 तासांपूर्वी
How long can you use the water to produce oxygen? What is done with the water afterwards.
John Knox
John Knox 2 तासांपूर्वी
clinker is term of making coke :or stony matter fused together, great video
Mississippi Mud Team
Mississippi Mud Team 2 तासांपूर्वी
you should do a video of UFOs and the reverse engineering of them?
kkcsak ndclon
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Mark 2 तासांपूर्वी
Can you please sell 6 of these to Australia, we order 6 but will take something like 30years to get them. From the France, bad deal.
Dave B
Dave B 2 तासांपूर्वी
did anyone else catch to pause blooper near the end at 27:27 - 27:29 watch the rocket over his shoulder at top right , can tell he paused, one of a few spots i noticed
o0Avalon0o 2 तासांपूर्वी
Thank you for the detailed subtitles! Lip reading can be extremely difficult in changing lighting conditions.
o0Avalon0o 2 तासांपूर्वी
I met a woman in college that worked on a submarine. She was a hoot to be around & the class loved her. When we all met, someone asked why she came to a community college. She said "I like the people, I like learning & it's really affordable."
nebutch 2 तासांपूर्वी
Wow they use Nine Inch Nails to light candles when they're low on oxygen. Metal AF.
o0Avalon0o 2 तासांपूर्वी
22:33 Seriously, nobody is talking about that perfect pour? The bubbles man.
Slag1sh 2 तासांपूर्वी
That aint the A-gang i remember. Ring the bell they said.
GoldeNLemonZ 2 तासांपूर्वी
It's almost Rocket sceince😆🤣😅
o0Avalon0o 2 तासांपूर्वी
As another great man of science says, "Science rules."
o0Avalon0o 2 तासांपूर्वी
That screen reminds me of one of the few times I got to work in a pre 2000 dev environment. I love minimalist programming. The results are instant.
Joseph S
Joseph S 2 तासांपूर्वी
Clinker is probably a reference to the slag you get when turning ore into metal.
DuBCraft21 3 तासांपूर्वी
I bet you those are called clinkers because they are similar to the clinkers blacksmiths make when burning coke or coal as fuel in a forge. They look so much like giant cylindrical versions of the clinkers that come from forges.
A Schlierf
A Schlierf 3 तासांपूर्वी
CAMS tech knowledge: CAMS runs by mass spectrometry and infrared absorption, the best way to explain it is like a coin sorter.
Jay 3 तासांपूर्वी
2:49 That's what the c in cams stand for...
Heccin Paragon
Heccin Paragon 3 तासांपूर्वी
"Im from ohio" "Oh."
Daniel Kays
Daniel Kays 3 तासांपूर्वी
Beans last night. Check methane levels.
Killian Taylor
Killian Taylor 3 तासांपूर्वी
The witty stew corroboratively nail because parentheses bacteriologically unlock a a few fierce author. milky, plastic whiskey
Tomos Halsey
Tomos Halsey 3 तासांपूर्वी
So we really need to light the candles because we are getting low on oxygen. *continues to interview*
spyrmac 3 तासांपूर्वी
i'd love to see a video about submarine communications. Radio and wireless in the water. You could make a video about that
wolja 3 तासांपूर्वी
A little over emphasis on breathing out CO2 at the beginning. Still 16% of exhaled air is O2 vs inhaled of 21%
Yummy _
Yummy _ 3 तासांपूर्वी
Were running low on oxygen we gotta burn this candle Dustin: Oh hey can I interview you guys for a sec
thoth tahuti
thoth tahuti 3 तासांपूर्वी
As someone who has never served, I love that "politeness" is part of their training, they are just so friendly it's awesome ::)
Rob Weakly
Rob Weakly 3 तासांपूर्वी
I think the "preheating function" is just a heat exchanger with the output of the boiler stripper. Take the energy out of the lean MEA to better condense it and put in the rich MEA that you're about to boil. Save some time, save some energy loss.
Jeremiah Moeller
Jeremiah Moeller 3 तासांपूर्वी
liked for princess boopersnoot
Dana R
Dana R 3 तासांपूर्वी
You have such great energy. Love all you do!
Star cab
Star cab 3 तासांपूर्वी
Chlorine gas. "Carl that kills people."
Babbseagle12 4 तासांपूर्वी
As hvac mechanics we use a similar leak finder but much more handheld version
Cherry Dragon
Cherry Dragon 4 तासांपूर्वी
Now why don't people apply this type of technology to help climate change? If this works in enclosed area's, use it for factories, filters in vents etc....
Bill Burkart
Bill Burkart 4 तासांपूर्वी
I'm 65 and when I was in my 20's we had an oxy welder, a cheap one lol, that had a canister that you had to light a pellet to use for brazing. Now I know how it worked.
Adam Baldwin
Adam Baldwin 4 तासांपूर्वी
I got a good chuckle when he said the oxygen generator was "down." I spent 3 years on a boat and not once did we ever operate that piece of equipment. It's nickname was "the bomb" due to the fact that it generates hydrogen gas and can be extremely dangerous. When we went on mission and would stay underwater most of the time, we'd just load up on oxygen candles and burn them as necessary. It was not uncommon for oxygen to drop to around 17%, which makes you constantly tired no matter how much sleep you've gotten. The other thing is that clean, potable water is at a premium on a submarine. Our distiller could provide 10k gallons per day (if the operator knows what they're doing, if they weren't very proficient then significantly less). That's for the entire boat: drinking, washing dishes, laundry, showers, etc. We'd have to constantly remind people to limit their water use so that we didn't run out. It would make little sense to waste water on making oxygen when you can just burn a candle. Oh, and amine? It gets everywhere. Go up to any AC vent in the engineroom and you'll notice a slight drip of an oily substance. That's amine. It will funk your clothes up for weeks after, even with repeated washing.
McBoomSauce 4 तासांपूर्वी
i hear the soil on mars is full of perchlorate might be an easy way to make oxygen for astronauts on mars but...a class D fire on mars is also probably really bad lol
Electric Maniac
Electric Maniac 4 तासांपूर्वी
Bad gas. Could you find the leak? 😂🤣
Telek A
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Kerry McMasters
Kerry McMasters 4 तासांपूर्वी
The MEA being processed is similar to a LiBr absorption chiller that uses steam or hot water to boil the H2O (which is the refrigerant) out of the bromide solution and repeats the cycle. This chiller also runs in a vacuum.
Scottybob Videopants
Scottybob Videopants 4 तासांपूर्वी
Imagine bein' aboard a nuke fast attack sewerpipe 54 yrs ago without all the super duper modern tech of today....Similar tech back then....We never ran out of O2.....Still here at 75..... arrrrr ;o)
Johan Språng
Johan Språng 4 तासांपूर्वी
Great, the subs are carbonating our sea water.
Critical Insights
Critical Insights 4 तासांपूर्वी
He said two at a time maximizes O2 output.. obviously that's true per minute, but did he mean overall output? Does the Oxygen in the candle bond with another molecule creating a waste bi-produce or the like which is reduced when another nearby candle is also consuming the incidental molecule?
Theodore Hildebrand-Faust
Theodore Hildebrand-Faust 4 तासांपूर्वी
When I was a young kid, I took my Snapciruits kit and put each end into a cup of saltwater in an attempt to produce hydrogen. Thankfully, I didn't poison myself, but one of the ends of the extenders turned bright green, like the Statue of Liberty, and the other turned bright orange, like unoxidized copper.
Critical Insights
Critical Insights 4 तासांपूर्वी
I suspect the paper like covers over the ends of the candles were to reduce the chance the candles ignite due to jostling during transit / storage. Great video.. I'm always thinking about how I can engineer 0 emission's sustainable environments, and it's always useful to watch how the old hands go about things :-)
Dr. Doom
Dr. Doom 4 तासांपूर्वी
"Clinkers" are depositis of creosote that build up in wood/coal stoves/furnaces. They caused issues an they looked like those spent oxygen candles I am guessing old school sub guys nicknamed them clinkers after they're burnt cause they look like "clinkers"
Ant Smith
Ant Smith 4 तासांपूर्वी
How come they don't use plants to help the process?
Samuel Barrett
Samuel Barrett 4 तासांपूर्वी
"so this is in the middle of the boat?" Sure, if you're a coner. Too bad they couldn't see the oxygen bleed back in shaft alley, or the CO burners. Another way to regulate the atmosphere is the obvious way. Ventilate at snorkel depth
Crafted Wolf
Crafted Wolf 4 तासांपूर्वी
5:35 ALL THE SNIFFS love it
Jonathon Miller
Jonathon Miller 4 तासांपूर्वी
Does the submarine have a... SNATCH BLOCK??!!
Flyby 1000
Flyby 1000 4 तासांपूर्वी
Ever wonder how the emergency oxygen is supplied on a passenger aircraft? Tah Dah!!!!
Walid Hasan
Walid Hasan 4 तासांपूर्वी
Man i love to watch your every single video.. you are amazing..❤❤❤ I love science and you're making it way more exciting by your videos... love you man..
Bruce Belvin
Bruce Belvin 4 तासांपूर्वी
You don't get smarter every day. You become more knowledgeable every day through learning. Smart means intelligence and that cannot be learned.
Melodic Guitar Rock/Metal GuiltyGearRockYou
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12:04 "Rock'n'Roll, like Marty McFly =)))
FLOJOtube 4 तासांपूर्वी
- *_JUST CURIOUS_* 🤨 - *_Who else is watching this video SO IT WOULD STOP SHOWING UP @ the TOP of SUGGESTED, EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. ???_* OBVIOUSLY this guy gets special ABC, inc treatment And this special treatment is DESPITE him disagreeing with master of all humanity, “Slick GILLy BATEs” when he says “This is where the sausage is made!” According to Gill Bates, his new “SAH-SEEEG” (so weird!) is made from FUNGI and we’re ALL GONNA LOVE IT!!!! OR ELSE.
Oobly Doobly
Oobly Doobly 4 तासांपूर्वी
Bruh subscribed instantly, such good explanations :)
Steve Oreskovic
Steve Oreskovic 5 तासांपूर्वी
Hey Destin, could you do a video on classification and specifically what gets a certain topic classified? It occurs to me that all this technology is publicly funded, and the government owes some explanation of the technology to the public, but there's a fine line at which that public disclosure becomes "giving information to the enemy". A lot of conspiracy theories online seem to involve "evil government secrets" and that seems like something a person like you would be able to debunk, given your experience with classified information.
Justin Johnson
Justin Johnson 5 तासांपूर्वी
It’s so interesting to me that electrolysis is a beneficial process in this application, as a plumber it’s the bane of my existence, constantly cutting out dissimilar metal hangers/ piping that hacks installed with no knowledge. Good stuff!
Emily An
Emily An 5 तासांपूर्वी
safety for us.
Caleb Jackson
Caleb Jackson 5 तासांपूर्वी
"we need to light a candle" "Destins breathing all our air"
Emily An
Emily An 5 तासांपूर्वी
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did you stay on the sub or did you leave, or was it filmed all in 1 day?
GiulerPowerGamer 5 तासांपूर्वी
13:46 I like this guy he is really polite :)
d b
d b 5 तासांपूर्वी
The gentleman prepping the candle was very cool and professional.
Foot Salt
Foot Salt 5 तासांपूर्वी
Get this man 10 mil right now
itsamemario444 5 तासांपूर्वी
so all we have to do is sprinkle lithium hydroxide into the atmosphere and all of our global warming problems are solved... yay!
HuaweiP40pro 5 तासांपूर्वी
One day you will get smart enough to see that NASA is a 52 millions per day scam. Black budget, etc. Did you happen to think about the small spaces into a submarine in comparison with the ISS BS? Even though a submarine is closer to land and help, etc. Oh and not moving at BS 27000 km/h on a thing that can't avoid an object on its way if there would be a way to detect it on time at those speeds. Keep promoting the NASA scam, every day more and more people are waking up. Star wars freaks in 1,2...
Dave James
Dave James 5 तासांपूर्वी
So a candle every hour that's crazy that's 720 per 30 days 8640 per year
Chris A
Chris A 5 तासांपूर्वी
Destin used science to explain why nuke subs never run out of air. I use a Salty Seadog methodology...... Sailors eat Navy beans..... Questions??
Allan Singleton
Allan Singleton 5 तासांपूर्वी
Former submariner here, where are my aubmariner shipmates at?
Purple Kush
Purple Kush 5 तासांपूर्वी
Dow from Ohio is giving me Elon Musk vibes.
F R 5 तासांपूर्वी
Starts at 20:00
Llohr 5 तासांपूर्वी
"I don't know why we call them clinkers." Clinker: the stony residue from burned coal or from a furnace.
Ian Mangham
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Dev Attri-19
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Wow nice nuclear reactor😂😂😂😉
YankeeFan 6 तासांपूर्वी
I'd love to hear the answer but I don't have 30 minutes to get there.
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