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

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Corey Jenson
Corey Jenson 4 часа назад
You think those candles are crazy, look at the old school Navy shipboard fire fighting OBA's.
Electronic Chronic
Electronic Chronic 4 часа назад
I assume they pre heat the rich amine so the boiler shock doesn't occur!
RobertMStahl 8 часов назад
Micro balance equations R different from macro. Only a difference makes a difference, bud. I got nuttin out of the scale of materials needed, per person, 4 eXample.
StabbyJoe135 23 часа назад
How to consistently beat the ever changing algorithm? Avoid the algorithm. Genius (every day).
digital subliminal messages
digital subliminal messages День назад
S R B No it makes super sense/ ...solid fueled
T Von
T Von 54 секунды назад
Can you please do a reaction to the perseverance landing
Lumiens Минуту назад
Getting to Yes...a very good book. The concepts help you focus on what's important in negotiations.
Mark Whitley
Mark Whitley Минуту назад
I love my RAYCON earbuds. I’ve bought 4 pair of the E55’s. Two pair I keep in my pocket. Two pair I’ve given to my son. Plus their Bluetooth headphones are outstanding in clarity and sound deadening.
bread 3 минуты назад
it will not surprise me to find out this guy is a cinese spy
Dr.Derpy 5 минут назад
Stupid question but cant you just take the carbon off CO2?
Thad Donovan
Thad Donovan 7 минут назад
The complexity of that boat scares me.
Greg Champine
Greg Champine 9 минут назад
How do they deal with 50 sailors farting all day and night? I'd imagine there have to be some kind of carbon filters or else that whole place would smell like farts BO and morning breath after a week at most
phapnui 9 минут назад
In 1979, a former nuclear submarine commander visited a hot site about 5 miles from me. Not too long after that, another former nuclear submarine commander gave a talk in my neighborhood. Three Mile Island. But they didn't come to talk about subs. I wondered about subs and how they worked but figured if I searched the details, I'd have all the Alphabet Agencies on my butt. In my travels I have met people of all trades, including clandestine ones but never met a submariner. Thanks for this excellent presentation. It has helped satisfy some of my curiosity about subs.
Bank2Bank Bass fishing
Bank2Bank Bass fishing 10 минут назад
Andrew Grey
Andrew Grey 10 минут назад
Man, this guy looks just like my cousin.
Zeke Polaris
Zeke Polaris 12 минут назад
Wait... Why you keep saying boat?
Christos Kokkolis
Christos Kokkolis 14 минут назад
Brilliant video, thank you!!
mart f
mart f 21 минуту назад
11:23 1 candle burns for 1h 2 candles burns for 2h.. OK.. But if they burn one after the other OF COURSE... well.. According to them, if you listen carefully, 2 candles burning at the same time.. will burn for 2 hours..😕 This video is filled with these kinds of absurds and non-logical statements like this one.. THIS GUY MAY SOUND/LOOK CREDIBLE, BUT ALWAYS DOUGHT BEFORE BELIEVING BLINDLY
Satguy 141
Satguy 141 27 минут назад
You had to make a video of this? I guess they don't teach science in schools anymore.
BigJyeTV 28 минут назад
I'm gonna get those guys a few baby plants to help them out w/ the oxygen and CO2.
Hadrian Sparrow
Hadrian Sparrow 28 минут назад
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M W 29 минут назад
Ok. Question. While doing this off loading or off gassing wouldn’t that make them susceptible to detection since most detection underwater is done through sound? Bubbles equal sound or noise.
UDP 33 минуты назад
9:16 (Looking for acronym) lmao
yy jtjytj
yy jtjytj 34 минуты назад
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h08817 39 минут назад
A77ILA 39 минут назад
the crew of this sub is so freaking handsome
mart f
mart f 43 минуты назад
7:55-8:02 Why is it dangerous to extract chlorine from NaCl..? That's the new method to have clean pool water.. Other than throwing chlorine in the pool to have clear water to swim in, people now use salt systems.. We all know that chlorine is bad for every living creatures, ... So why do we still use it the " purify " the water we swim in ?!!..
SirMontecristo 48 минут назад
A mean system = $9M exhaust : edit( MEA sounds like A mean)
AbusedREM 50 минут назад
Dude I almost voted him out he acted so sus talking about oxygen so much
Shawn Bupp
Shawn Bupp 51 минуту назад
Thank you for making this. I am a retired Air Force Senior NCO and was so proud watching this. Most people have no idea what it takes to make that submarine run (including me) and keep us safe. These young people are absolute experts in their fields and I am extremely proud of them! Most folks have no idea how important each job in the military is for the overall function of the military. May God continue to bless all the men and women in our military and America! Thank you all for your service and thank you, again for making this video.
Tony Richard
Tony Richard 51 минуту назад
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Greg Allan
Greg Allan 52 минуты назад
Great show.
Tim Stroud
Tim Stroud 53 минуты назад
I'm from Jefferson small world...
Tristan Keech
Tristan Keech 54 минуты назад
Water is just air with extra steps
Erik Rayak
Erik Rayak 56 минут назад
Subs most important job: 1. Dudes that create oxygen. 2. Dudes that keep the nuclear reactor from melting down and exploding.
w b
w b 56 минут назад
Can you knock it off with the military propaganda. Thanks.
Cuck 57 минут назад
This is incredible
GrubbWorld Час назад
now that I know how oxygen is made on a submarine....i STILL feel that I would NOT wanna be on a submarine :) interesting compared to my time on a plane in the USAF tho
Mick Gatz
Mick Gatz Час назад
Enjoyed the video very much. Greetz from Australia. Mick
jack steve
jack steve Час назад
does it have a smoking area ?
J. D. Anderson
J. D. Anderson Час назад
Hey Destin I just wanted to thank you for your videos. I love to watch and seldom miss an episode. Your passion and excitement for learning is so refreshing. We are so fortunate to have information and ways to learn practically anything, at our finger tips via the internet. I really don't think the younger generation fully understands what a privilege this is. Being that I'm on the back side of 40 I am amazed at how easy it is to find information and learn these days. Anyway I just wanted to thank you for your videos and dedication to education. Keep the awesome videos coming.
at7able Час назад
Very good video. How did you maintain the other levels of gases like nitrogen?
Gerard Ligonde
Gerard Ligonde Час назад
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Javier Fauxnom
Javier Fauxnom Час назад
I think the term "clinker" come from the old days of steam locomotives or other kinds of boilers. The ash residue in the firebox fuses into stone-like chunks of very hard material. They're so hard they make a "clink" sound when you bang them together.
Федор Федоров
Федор Федоров Час назад
How much oxygen does each candle produce?
568843daw Час назад
Clearly the moderator has never repaired a vehicle or worked in a semiconductor or manufacturing plant. Sniffers have been used to find AC leaks in air conditioning units and manufacturing plants since Jesus was a boy. Come on!!!
Luis Cortes
Luis Cortes Час назад
For a second I thought Dow was Austin Evans.
Cheezus Crust
Cheezus Crust Час назад
the candle thing reminds me of stargate universe
Talsu Час назад
I don't know why I'm here... But this was pretty interesting
OfficialDudeDolan Час назад
Destin: "but can I see it?"
Tom Pecht
Tom Pecht Час назад
This series just keeps on getting better! I'm in love with the submarine series! Nice job!
Fubga Час назад
HVAC is something I've been interested in with the ISS and I'm glad to get a peak about the oxygen and carbon dioxide aspects. Would love to learn more about heating and cooling on the ISS
AlphaKilo Час назад
Sounds just like the rebreathers we use in the coal mines if there's a fire or methane/ monoxide damp. SCSR. Now I know what's in them
Derck McCoy
Derck McCoy Час назад
My subs hit hard
John Dough
John Dough Час назад
Great video
Timothy Allwine
Timothy Allwine Час назад
The dude in the back at 4:55 killed me. So out of nowhere.
Patrick Viertel
Patrick Viertel Час назад
Sooooo is it possible to get hydrogen from air at an industrial scale? And if so: is it possible to build nuclear hydrogen plane?
Nelson Gomez
Nelson Gomez Час назад
You answered a question I had since I was a child!
David Messer
David Messer Час назад
But, how do they get rid of all the farts?
WHITE WXLF Час назад
That dude reminded me of Austin Evans
Johnny's Videos
Johnny's Videos Час назад
Can you talk to raycon about putting typc c on the e25?
Leonard Pearlman
Leonard Pearlman Час назад
The question of how to get RID of the Carbon Dioxide is much more interesting! There was some stressful discussion of this in Das Boot, and also in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea! So it has been an issue for around a hundred years, and still interesting to anyone who is interested in diving, working in hazardous atmospheres, or "a better life in space for everybody".
Thymo van Beers
Thymo van Beers Час назад
How do they handle the air mixture? Does the air over time become pure oxygen or do they also add nitrogen to the mix? A pure oxygen atmosphere is very flammable so I imagine they need to do something about it.
DrAlexMore Час назад
Hey Destin, have a look at a documentary on Kursk, heartbreaking but also interesting.
Lavalambtron Час назад
The interior still looks a bit world war 2, all those pipes and everything every entrail on show.
John Dough
John Dough 2 часа назад
"So is this something you NEED to do or something you're just doing?" Sounds very silly. They're on a submarine in the middle of nowhere. I'm more than sure they're not doing anything unnecessary on it.
John Dough
John Dough 2 часа назад
Makes sense that the water needs to be purified because we can't drink it in its natural state either.
Rex 2 часа назад
i didnt understand a single word he was saying
luis chch
luis chch 2 часа назад
Wow, how can those príncipes explained veré can be applies to take CO2 from the atmospher for reversing the global warming
The Krinkled1
The Krinkled1 2 часа назад
Another oxygen generator is the OBA, oxygen breathing apparatus, used to fight fires along with the FFE, firefighter ensemble. They are also sodium chlorate candles, but on a smaller and more mobile design. Last an hour but for safety reasons timers are set to 30 minutes to allow the canisters to be swapped out.
Ben Whitney
Ben Whitney 2 часа назад
But how do you scrub the farts out of the air?!?!?
Len 2 часа назад
Sniffers are used in automotive ac and refrigeration operations. I've used one for over 20 years.
McClaxzplayz 2 часа назад
Hold up doesn’t fire require oxogin
The Krinkled1
The Krinkled1 2 часа назад
ugh, hated amine. took at least 3 washes to get the smell out of your clothes.
Tommy Ellis
Tommy Ellis 2 часа назад
I like how the candle guy didn't explain how it makes oxygen
Explore Decimitry
Explore Decimitry 2 часа назад
Maybe they're growing plants
Jean-Claude Van Damme
Jean-Claude Van Damme 2 часа назад
That's not a nuclear submarine. That's a plastic toy.
George Cyclist
George Cyclist 2 часа назад
Did they explain how they put the waste Hydrogen into the sea. It used to be a secret idea, so I won't blab it here.
Gamer xd
Gamer xd 2 часа назад
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Justchill Man
Justchill Man 2 часа назад
Isn’t it separating hydrogen from oxygen from water
Zeph 2 часа назад
I just assumed they had a plant room tbh
Nighthawk 2 часа назад
24:00 "Gas, captain. We call it plasma. Whatever the Klingon name for it, it's just ionized _gas_ " *THAT* is how you literally sniff a sub underwater: you track CO2 exhaust! it's the Spock-McCoy maneuver! the Navy brass will be kicking themselves in the nuts for letting this slip! you just told whomever is watching how to find a modern cloaked Bird-Of-Prey!
Brian Bayot
Brian Bayot 2 часа назад
...this is the kind of people I'm gonna be working with when I get to the fleet. Niiiiiiiice~
Chewy 2 часа назад
Rick Way
Rick Way 3 часа назад
The preheating process is likely to streamline the process so the amount of time it takes to scrub the CO2 is reduced in the primary boiler scrubber. Think of it like boiling hot water vs. starting with cold water. I could be wrong but that could be one reason.
wiLLiam 3 часа назад
Easy, just use p l a n t
Katherine Montgomery
Katherine Montgomery 3 часа назад
The flaky ferryboat nally guess because hourglass accidentally box plus a guiltless goose. tense, tacky selection
Tisha Hayes
Tisha Hayes 3 часа назад
One thing that has always had me wondering is how do they replenish the "nitrogen" in the atmosphere of the ship? Sure, you can make oxygen by electrolysis and scrub out some of the carbon dioxide but nitrogen is the biggest fraction of our atmosphere at around 78%. You can't stay down constantly and just replenish oxygen. I assume there is some outgassing somewhere in the system and the nitrogen content would go down and the oxygen content would go up until you have flash-fires. You would also build up some other more rare components of the metabolic processes of people (methane, ethane and a dozen or so others that I have forgotten). Periodically you need to snorkel and do an air exchange to purge those out.
Dono imdono
Dono imdono 3 часа назад
I dont care how much oxygen they can make, subs still wreak. only once did I get get a whiff of one, but that was enough for me.
Cirkmann Zirkel
Cirkmann Zirkel 3 часа назад
I like Destin's channel, but the submarine thing I can't really appreciate, as to me it keeps showing us how much money we're willing to invest in warfare and armaments as opposed to making the world better (I do realize some may say that it would be far worse if the"good guys" wouldn't defend us from the"bad guys", but that again demonstrates the stupidity of mankind)
wolfboyft 3 часа назад
*Why don't subs run out of air*
Gerydome 3 часа назад
So CO2 thrown away with precious oxygen?
aleksander Okonek
aleksander Okonek 3 часа назад
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Bill Murray
Bill Murray 3 часа назад
They learned early on in submarines that you can't put antimony or arsenic in the lead grids to strengthen them. They were creating stibine and arsine while charging the batteries and poisoning the crew.
Noah Sigel
Noah Sigel 3 часа назад
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Roberto Lewis
Roberto Lewis 3 часа назад
God i miss subs so much.
Burntsider 3 часа назад
Must every sentence in America today begin with an unnecessary "so?"
Mark Darlington
Mark Darlington 3 часа назад
Forgive my ignorance, i'm normally quite astute. For one, i understand a nuclear sub can work below as long as the food lasts. These candles are new to me, and they are burned at regular intervals, my question is, how many do they go to sea with, and how are they stored? Food storage/candle storage, what is the ratio. Did i miss something? It seems these are essential, as is food.
Kolton finlinson
Kolton finlinson 3 часа назад
You should do one one on the first successful submarine and how you think it failed
cruzbohy 3 часа назад
He's so American lol
Dan R
Dan R 3 часа назад
Stupid plug for ear buds disgusting
Allahu akbar
Allahu akbar 3 часа назад
Man I remember when you were at 500k now your at 10mil congratulations bro!
Allahu akbar
Allahu akbar 3 часа назад
*almost 10 mil
Moon shiner
Moon shiner 3 часа назад
I thought N.A.S.A. was bad but as for this ! ??? You lot are raving mad if you believe this !
Bernd Kalauer
Bernd Kalauer 3 часа назад
A clinker is an artificial stone created by some chemical process. Initailly used for bricks, later for the material ground into cement. Makes sense here. But why is the chemical reaction regarded safer than having pressurized oxygen on board? Yes, and for long-term use, the MEA cycle is better than the LiOH cannisters.
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