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

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Stan Ervin
Stan Ervin پیش 10 ساعت
@Ahmad the newb By everybody in the sub.
Dan Quayles ITS SPELT POTATOE! پیش 10 ساعت
Whogives Afuck
Whogives Afuck پیش 14 ساعت
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 پیش 16 ساعت
What resin and orientation did you use to make the electrolysis thing?
majormastrsss پیش 18 ساعت
@SmarterEveryDay hello I love your vids
Yummy _
Yummy _ پیش 3 دقیقه
I think the fishy just farts air in to a tiny tube and thats what they breath
Dana R
Dana R پیش 9 دقیقه
You have such great energy. Love all you do!
Star cab
Star cab پیش 10 دقیقه
Chlorine gas. "Carl that kills people."
Babbseagle12 پیش 16 دقیقه
As hvac mechanics we use a similar leak finder but much more handheld version
Cherry Dragon
Cherry Dragon پیش 18 دقیقه
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 پیش 21 دقیقه
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 پیش 22 دقیقه
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 پیش 25 دقیقه
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 پیش 25 دقیقه
Bad gas. Could you find the leak? 😂🤣
Telek A
Telek A پیش 26 دقیقه
Kerry McMasters
Kerry McMasters پیش 31 دقیقه
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 پیش 31 دقیقه
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 پیش 37 دقیقه
Great, the subs are carbonating our sea water.
Critical Insights
Critical Insights پیش 38 دقیقه
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 پیش 40 دقیقه
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 پیش 42 دقیقه
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 پیش 43 دقیقه
"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 پیش 44 دقیقه
How come they don't use plants to help the process?
Samuel Barrett
Samuel Barrett پیش 50 دقیقه
"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 پیش 50 دقیقه
5:35 ALL THE SNIFFS love it
Jonathon Miller
Jonathon Miller پیش 56 دقیقه
Does the submarine have a... SNATCH BLOCK??!!
Flyby 1000
Flyby 1000 پیش ساعت
Ever wonder how the emergency oxygen is supplied on a passenger aircraft? Tah Dah!!!!
Walid Hasan
Walid Hasan پیش ساعت
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 پیش ساعت
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
Melodic Guitar Rock/Metal GuiltyGearRockYou پیش ساعت
12:04 "Rock'n'Roll, like Marty McFly =)))
FLOJOtube پیش ساعت
- *_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 پیش ساعت
Bruh subscribed instantly, such good explanations :)
Steve Oreskovic
Steve Oreskovic پیش ساعت
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 پیش ساعت
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 پیش ساعت
safety for us.
Caleb Jackson
Caleb Jackson پیش ساعت
"we need to light a candle" "Destins breathing all our air"
Emily An
Emily An پیش ساعت
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The Best Drone Videos پیش ساعت
did you stay on the sub or did you leave, or was it filmed all in 1 day?
GiulerPowerGamer پیش ساعت
13:46 I like this guy he is really polite :)
d b
d b پیش ساعت
The gentleman prepping the candle was very cool and professional.
Foot Salt
Foot Salt پیش ساعت
Get this man 10 mil right now
itsamemario444 پیش ساعت
so all we have to do is sprinkle lithium hydroxide into the atmosphere and all of our global warming problems are solved... yay!
HuaweiP40pro پیش ساعت
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 پیش ساعت
So a candle every hour that's crazy that's 720 per 30 days 8640 per year
Chris A
Chris A پیش ساعت
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 پیش ساعت
Former submariner here, where are my aubmariner shipmates at?
Purple Kush
Purple Kush پیش ساعت
Dow from Ohio is giving me Elon Musk vibes.
F R پیش ساعت
Starts at 20:00
Llohr پیش 2 ساعت
"I don't know why we call them clinkers." Clinker: the stony residue from burned coal or from a furnace.
Ian Mangham
Ian Mangham پیش 2 ساعت
Dev Attri-19
Dev Attri-19 پیش 2 ساعت
Wow nice nuclear reactor😂😂😂😉
YankeeFan پیش 2 ساعت
I'd love to hear the answer but I don't have 30 minutes to get there.
Donald in New Mexico
Donald in New Mexico پیش 2 ساعت
jimpeel پیش 2 ساعت
"Clinkers" is the term for the hard residue from burning coal. Thus, they call the spent oxygen "candles" clinkers.
adam lelyveld
adam lelyveld پیش 2 ساعت
Awesome 👍
Andreas Baumann
Andreas Baumann پیش 2 ساعت
it's amazing how humble, friendly and well trained everyone is... yes sir...
Magnus Vanner
Magnus Vanner پیش 2 ساعت
The sparkling red concretely nod because passenger intialy frighten since a fuzzy bell. separate, limping bench
Pete Williams
Pete Williams پیش 2 ساعت
Coal is basically oil infused rock. After burning off the oil, the leftover rock in a coal fireplace is called 'clinkers'. I'm guessing that the unburned residue in those 'candles' gets it's nickname from the coal equivalent.
Laura Powers
Laura Powers پیش 2 ساعت
My first guess as to how to create breathable air would be by way of water split by fuel cells. Hydrogen gas can be used to power the engines and Oxygen can be added to the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide can be collected by dehumidifiers.
Mr. Plecostomus
Mr. Plecostomus پیش 2 ساعت
It’s kinda obvious they tape straws together and use them
Kerry McMasters
Kerry McMasters پیش 2 ساعت
Love R-114. One of my fav low pressure refrigerants. Especially in centrifugal chillers.
Vasudev Sarma
Vasudev Sarma پیش 2 ساعت
The officers are calling him sir... How polite....
Joe Shmoe
Joe Shmoe پیش 2 ساعت
...nine inch nail........
Peter Trast
Peter Trast پیش 2 ساعت
Guy at 11:40 creepin'
Huncho F Mateus
Huncho F Mateus پیش 2 ساعت
El Pepe
alanman87 پیش 2 ساعت
"Smarter everyday" *continues using and peddling raycon trash*
Scott Tryanowski
Scott Tryanowski پیش 2 ساعت
Princess Boofersnoot!!! Here take my subscription and like!
______ پیش 2 ساعت
Everyone is a visual learner.
LinxBit پیش 2 ساعت
my man just decided to swap 6th grade and highshcool
Callum Breen
Callum Breen پیش 2 ساعت
Easy just put a tree in their
clray123 پیش 2 ساعت
They are probably sitting there farting and smoking ganja in the little breaks between making sweet love.
Obakawaii پیش 2 ساعت
My takeaway from this video: Princess Boopersnoot Well, you got me to watch your Raycon sponsorship. xD
Brettlaken پیش 3 ساعت
Are todays submarines nearly permanently submerged or do they still spend most of their time at the surface?
Selena Gamya
Selena Gamya پیش 3 ساعت
Why don't subs run out of air? It's called breathing through your nose.
mugenrios2k پیش 3 ساعت
One of my payloads for ISS is working on a system to scrub CO2 with out consumables (cansters) or the MEA/moving liquids. MEA process can not be used in 0G as the differences in density in the expelled co2 gas and the mea do not allow the co2 to rise out of the suspension. In 0g Buoyancy processing can not be utilized as a key part in separating gasses from liquids.
Girum Haile
Girum Haile پیش 3 ساعت
just subscribed. Smarter Erryday baby!!!
Jared Williams
Jared Williams پیش 3 ساعت
is 15:04 where nine inch nails got the band name :p
Hunter Wright
Hunter Wright پیش 3 ساعت
Me: many tree
John R
John R پیش 3 ساعت
I bet the mess hall never serves beans on that boat while the buckeye is burning those candles.
wertewrtwert پیش 3 ساعت
Preheating of the MEA is mostly likely a heat recycle, where the hot lean MEA is used to heat the rich MEA in some heat exchanger. This also effiecently cools the lean MEA, which increase its ability to absorb CO2 since cooler liquids have greater gas solubility.
Richard Lighthouse
Richard Lighthouse پیش 3 ساعت
When I read the title, I thought they were using electrolysis to get oxygen and just pump out the co2
rdgk1se3019 پیش 3 ساعت
What about Methane?..........human farts.
288theabe پیش 3 ساعت
26:47 best part of the video 😍😍😍😍😍
Lorentari پیش 3 ساعت
Before anyone says "We should just use CO2 scrubbers to reverse climate change" - CO2 scrubbers takes a LOT of electricity to run. Also, you are just capturing the CO2, not getting rid of it.
Tyler Wright
Tyler Wright پیش 3 ساعت
The smart apartment distally water because leaf essentially battle down a guttural H habitual bass. hulking, damaged hamster
Ondřej Čapka
Ondřej Čapka پیش ساعت
WTF is this thing ? Someone trying to brute force the activation sequence for the Winter Soldier ?
Sixxftundr پیش 3 ساعت
They just roll down their windows..duh
Jacob Moore
Jacob Moore پیش 4 ساعت
I did electrolysis for a science fair project (testing the effects salt had on speed) and decided to take a sniff of the "oxygen" side, during a run with saltwater. Didn't even clue into the fact that since the house smelled like a pool something might be up. 😬 Glad I had the sense to step outside immediately into the fresh air as my airways drastically restricted! Needless to say, I stopped experimenting for the day!
Nico Plowman
Nico Plowman پیش 4 ساعت
As a retired U.S. Navy anti-submarine and multi-sensor specialist, I can assure you that all our nuclear subs CAN break through the ice to "get fresh air". Mainly they must have this capability to launch ballistic and guided missiles. They also have the ability to release "sensors/transmitters/receivers" that can break through the ice when necessary. The technology on our newest boats is mind blowing indeed. Just wait until you see the 6th gen fighters and bombers!
gojewla پیش 4 ساعت
I am surprised that electrolysis is fast enough to be practical for something like this.
Cesar Diaz B.
Cesar Diaz B. پیش 4 ساعت
9:36 to your left the smoothest guy in the crew
WD-40 پیش 4 ساعت
One can also use Calcium hydroxide a.k.a. slaked lime to absorb CO2. The products of the reaction are Calcium carbonate and a pure water.
Little Prince Mica
Little Prince Mica پیش 4 ساعت
Oh I get to learn of the sn774 I have a toy if it
LoneWolf7878 gmail
LoneWolf7878 gmail پیش 4 ساعت
So I'm not that smart 🤔 but what I'm hearing is even though you said many times "light a candle," you mean not just ANY old candle but a special candle that isn't manufactured for public use?
Dom Vasta
Dom Vasta پیش 4 ساعت
O2 partial pressure of 153 torr is normal where I am, but obviously the ambient pressure on the sub is higher so you'd be aiming for what? 160 torr? 200 torr would be a fire hazard.
Unkle Buh
Unkle Buh پیش 4 ساعت
My dog is cuter than yours. Jk cute puppers 😂
Nicholas Gworek
Nicholas Gworek پیش 4 ساعت
I work on this stuff for a living, developing and testing. Very cool video, well explaining the basics, showing stuff that a lot of people never knew.
iyo8 پیش 4 ساعت
What do you do with the leftover Chlorine? Do you have leftover Chlorine?
Stuff152 پیش 4 ساعت
Lol easy, just bring some enough small trees and bushes they make oxygen 😎😎
Ole Rasmussen
Ole Rasmussen پیش 4 ساعت
My first 2 seconds thinking: Oh, that's really simple Next 2 minutes of thinking: Okay, there are a million problems I can't answer
Vale6332 _
Vale6332 _ پیش 4 ساعت
If we paid only half the attention to our teachers as we pay to this guy we'd probably all be A students.
jin lim
jin lim پیش 4 ساعت
this is bs... the nuclear reaction with sea water creates oxygen...
L P پیش 4 ساعت
3:00 I was expecting to see the ammunition levels in the UA 571-C Remote Sentry Weapons System :)
zuygj bnsv
zuygj bnsv پیش 4 ساعت
The amount of times he asked “Can you show me” makes it sound like he’s a spy, lol. But so glad they did though. I learned a lot 🙂
Barry Mantz
Barry Mantz پیش 5 ساعت
Don't watch the whole video! In Submarines they have a machine who gets the Oxigen out of water! (H2O) End of video!
Barry Mantz
Barry Mantz پیش 4 ساعت
@zuygj bnsv No, it's not! There never will be an enemy or a spy inside a submarine!
zuygj bnsv
zuygj bnsv پیش 4 ساعت
Basically, a sub is Among Us irl.
Neall Shandler
Neall Shandler پیش 5 ساعت
What about the nitrogen component that's what we mainly breath.
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