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

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Snoop Dogg 2 өдрийн өмнө
What if it goes boom
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Daye Jung 3 өдрийн өмнө
Dustin, it would be cool if you talked about sonic booms underwater.
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Jeffstan F
Jeffstan F Цагийн өмнө
Oxygen not included. Both way applied.
Open your eyes
Open your eyes Цагийн өмнө
4:40 the dude in the back lol
Bryan Overton
Bryan Overton Цагийн өмнө
"We own practically 90% of the boat" I'm sure that TM div and M div totally agree with that statement.
scubaseppy 2 цагийн өмнө
Could you burn this in your house in an emergency for heat?
Tom Liu
Tom Liu 2 цагийн өмнө
Destin when not filming: Haha I sabotaged your oxygen supply! See ya! ( is among us dead? )
Nate 2 цагийн өмнө
Great, now I have the science I need to hide from other humans underwater indefinitely.
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Jacob DeBerry
Jacob DeBerry 4 цагийн өмнө
Can you do a video on nonlinear acoustic lenses and sound bullets?
Wild Mountain Gwendy
Wild Mountain Gwendy 4 цагийн өмнө
Sooo...submarines are filled with really tough nerds. That’s awesome.
Jason Garfitt
Jason Garfitt 5 цагийн өмнө
This is a great video
Trevor Johnston
Trevor Johnston 6 цагийн өмнө
Is this... like... "legal?" I mean, isn't showing all this stuff kind of like revealing somewhat sensitive information, possibly harmful in the wrong hands? I mean.. shows where and how all the mechanisms for one of the most vital functions keeping our nation's service people *alive*... seems kind of sensitive,
Mr. Gherkin
Mr. Gherkin 6 цагийн өмнө
O x y g e n
John Springart
John Springart 7 цагийн өмнө
Other than the 2nd Class giving the tour, all I see are CPO's hanging out of doors, how many chiefs are on this boat?!
Michael Lederman
Michael Lederman 7 цагийн өмнө
About 40 years ago when I was a teen I bought an Oxygen Welding device from Sears which used a small version of those candles with a red substance on the tip, you'd light them just like you would a match and they burned at a phenomenal rate of heat.
Timothy Jeffiers
Timothy Jeffiers 8 цагийн өмнө
Cool stuff
David Nielsen
David Nielsen 8 цагийн өмнө
first I felt a little claustrophobic, and then all the security/oversight made me feel strangely guilty
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Test Test
Test Test 10 цагийн өмнө
"So you're gonna light it?" "No, you are." That's why you do not conceal enthusiasm. So then good people can let you have fun.
siren synapse
siren synapse 10 цагийн өмнө
Only God can make oxygen, beotch.
Daniel Curtis
Daniel Curtis 10 цагийн өмнө
I could be wrong but I believe NaOH can work for scrubbing CO2. I always thought lithium hydroxide was used because it’s the lightest available hydroxide available. And on a boat or in space I hear weight is a bit of an issue...
Dan Ostrom
Dan Ostrom 10 цагийн өмнө
so what do they do with the salt (NaCl) that is left over from process?
Willywamo 10 цагийн өмнө
Thumbnail looks like a KitKat made of air
Noah Manji
Noah Manji 10 цагийн өмнө
No ones talking about what they thought the title in the thumbnail meant
Samuel Lipscomb
Samuel Lipscomb 10 цагийн өмнө
Thank you.
budgiefriend 11 цагийн өмнө
How about a small break? 🐒 @ :-)
Johan Faas
Johan Faas 11 цагийн өмнө
The hydrogen created in the oxigen process is thrown over board....
Drunk Astronaut
Drunk Astronaut 12 цагийн өмнө
Can you do a video on the “ Tennis Racquet Theorem” aka “Dzhanibekov Effect”
Chris Hayes
Chris Hayes 12 цагийн өмнө
Can anyone comment on how often leaks occur?
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Ptao Tom
Ptao Tom 13 цагийн өмнө
He's looks so young yet knows every little detail when questioned. Props to Dow from Ohio
Darth Vaper
Darth Vaper 13 цагийн өмнө
I'm guessing this at 50 seconds into the video, I'm guessing they use electrolysis of water to separate the hydrogen and Oxygen and then they either vent or use the hydrogen somewhere else and maybe the pressure of the oxygen forces the CO2 to the bottom of the sub where it's stored or vented
Ptao Tom
Ptao Tom 13 цагийн өмнө
Plug.. Hole😂😂😂
kuddi B
kuddi B 15 цагийн өмнө
Me bring in the army I know for sure the the CO&XO was like don’t embarrass us on this sub 😂
Noname Lolnonono
Noname Lolnonono 15 цагийн өмнө
Because they make there own 😂😂
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Ryan Krystowski 16 цагийн өмнө
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jackvonpit the last 16 цагийн өмнө
This guy could be in the international space station in a matter of years. Love the videos
Hazy Skies
Hazy Skies 17 цагийн өмнө
I came into this video thinking for sure it was electrolysis from the seawater, but you completely blew my mind when I learned chlorine gas would've also been produced from this reaction. Now I'm *very* interested to hear how they do it. Perhaps by somehow removing the carbon from the CO² to produce O²? Guess I'll find out... **Presses play again**
Hazy Skies
Hazy Skies 16 цагийн өмнө
Oxygen producing candles... ... ... ... Nope, I got nothing. I'm speechless.
Hazy Skies
Hazy Skies 17 цагийн өмнө
Oh, so it *is* still electrolysis, just after filtration... Well that's a little disappointing, oh well :/
Riadul Islam
Riadul Islam 18 цагийн өмнө
Can they use the oxygen candle in hospitals for covid patients, as many hospitals around the world are running low on bottled oxygen?
Alex Fox
Alex Fox 18 цагийн өмнө
use the oxygen candle for deep diving!
Alex Fox
Alex Fox 19 цагийн өмнө
Devin keeps using all the oxygen!
MrAnthism 19 цагийн өмнө
No windows? Not a job for me!!!
Poop Smith
Poop Smith 19 цагийн өмнө
Electrolysis would be my guess. Tons of surrounding water, tons of electricity because you have a reactor, and you're already using some for desalinization.
Marco Badici
Marco Badici 20 цагийн өмнө
Russian scientists: "write that down, write it down"
Clasmir 21 цагийн өмнө
You had all my respect until I saw your running outfit. Dude... :) lol
Flowmasta Flam
Flowmasta Flam 22 цагийн өмнө
sure, sniff away.
Marc C
Marc C 23 цагийн өмнө
i feel like every crew is a scientist lol
Leonidas 23 цагийн өмнө
Honestly the guy who is explaining the oxygen levels ( 2:50 ) on the ship is a terrible teacher. Why couldn’t an officer or even a nco explain this? Anyways, awesome video.
j abe
j abe 23 цагийн өмнө
Plug.. Hole😂😂😂
Jacob Ellinger
Jacob Ellinger Өдрийн өмнө
this might be a weird question but do subs have procedures for bed bug infestations and also what preventative measures do they have in place?
Nikola Stanisic
Nikola Stanisic Өдрийн өмнө
- It can monitor our atmosphere, oxygen... - So it is in the middle of the boat? - y..yes *taking notes in russian*
James Null
James Null Өдрийн өмнө
So very informative!!! Thank you for posting this video. 🇺🇸
Jade Mills
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Erik Thompson
Erik Thompson Өдрийн өмнө
Destin... Huge fan.. love what you do, but I was concerned that you suggested sprinkling LiOH on the bunks. I'm not sure what form this LiOH is in, but it looks like pure LiOH is pretty toxic (3 out of 4 on the Health Hazard scale) along the lines of NaOH (Lye). Might be interesting to see what we could learn about how this danger is contained. Maybe "the professor" (Martyn Poliakoff) at Periodic Videos might have something to say.
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I've got a really cool idea for a video. I'll try to make it as short a possible. The idea is basically catching a snowflake turn from solid to liquid then to gas all in one slow motion shot. I believe you could do this by lowering the atmospheric pressure and increasing the heat inside vs outside. I believe I witnessed this and would love to recreate it and see it in detail.
malcoperegrantus Өдрийн өмнө
you should not feature so many things that are intended to kill people
Bobby Bologna
Bobby Bologna Өдрийн өмнө
those oxygen candles are so neat, i had no idea
Bobby Bologna
Bobby Bologna Өдрийн өмнө
8:09 and just like that I know "Reverse Osmosis" hahaha! Never heard Destin NOT want to explain something before, hilarious.
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Fabulous Onwudebe
Fabulous Onwudebe Өдрийн өмнө
4:30 why is there 2 red eys?
juicyNathan Өдрийн өмнө
Спасибо за видео, коммент для продвижения канала
นพดล ดวงแก้ว
นพดล ดวงแก้ว Өдрийн өмнө
How i make my house cleaned as the submarine?
some irish fella
some irish fella Өдрийн өмнө
This Channels gotta be the most informative channel about absolutely everything , and what I love the most is how he will ask can you show me can we see this , not just in this video but all of them he really wants to squeeze the most out of it all for us , and he's a total gentleman and the videos he makes with the kids in them are too wholesome 🙂
Kai Cao
Kai Cao Өдрийн өмнө
How to deal with the hydrogen when using electrolysis to make oxygen? Unlike CO2, hydrogen is hard to compress and much more dangerous.
dale blue
dale blue Өдрийн өмнө
Besides jet fighters pilots sub crew must be another geek level. Awesome
Sutha Sinnathurai
Sutha Sinnathurai Өдрийн өмнө
The people in submarines knows how much trees are important for us
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Rik Vermeer
Rik Vermeer Өдрийн өмнө
This sounds sooooo much like the game "Oxygen not included" :D
Rik Vermeer
Rik Vermeer Өдрийн өмнө
Congratulations on making it as far as getting on board of submarines!! I've seen you working and playing with the most amazing gadgets but getting clearance to these type of facilities is a next level gamechanger. And the credits go to you.
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Sven Simonsen
Sven Simonsen Өдрийн өмнө
I guess the pre heat step for the boiler/stripper would be a heat exchange between the rich amine in and lean amine out.
Louie Diekelmann
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Louie Diekelmann
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Tim the 55th
Tim the 55th Өдрийн өмнө
2:03 "Where are you from?" "Ohio." "Oh..."
latex glove
latex glove Өдрийн өмнө
It's clearly not you in the sub, why are you lying ?
Tim the 55th
Tim the 55th Өдрийн өмнө
RoxyDzey Өдрийн өмнө
you said they cant go up to take fresh air but they did to pick u up.. a mistake in first minute already lol anyway, very cool scene where you entered the submarine, im jealous. i just can imagine the feeling to be underwater and especially in that thing
Navneet Singh
Navneet Singh Өдрийн өмнө
look how calm they are while working.
Mj Verostek
Mj Verostek Өдрийн өмнө
Duh, trees. I don't even need to watch this video.
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Nivar Өдрийн өмнө
Man, they're all so polite on that submarine feelsgoodman, why can't everyone just be a submarine dwelling citizen
James Word
James Word Өдрийн өмнө
@Nivar completely agree. Even if people aren't entirely polite, but are always respectful then I'd be happy.
Nivar Өдрийн өмнө
@James Word Yeah my bad, that's completely true, but add the camera to it and then that's how I wish everyone would be, it's just so endearing to be in that company. It'd be nice if that'd be your daily interaction with people
James Word
James Word Өдрийн өмнө
That's on camera and XO is following.
Pete OConnor
Pete OConnor Өдрийн өмнө
A 9" nail huh? *head like a hole!!!!*
Peter Өдрийн өмнө
Commenting before I watch - my guess is using UV lights and plants to both, remove CO2 and produce O2. I'll see if I was right.
Phiboo Өдрийн өмнө
So if they produce Hydrogen as a waste product. why dont they use hydrogen reactors to power the sub so they make even their own fuel and can stay for under water way longer cause they dont need to refuel
Chris Өдрийн өмнө
During the Automated Electrolytic Oxygen Generating process, how exactly is the hydrogen separated from the oxygen and then disposed?
Terd Ferguson
Terd Ferguson Өдрийн өмнө
I figured they are just really good at holding their breath, that's why they're full of hot air.
ImagesByChaos Tee
ImagesByChaos Tee Өдрийн өмнө
nuclear reactors do not create electricity, generators do. Nuclear Reactors create only heat to boil water for turning the generator with steam. So you don't hook up your electrolysis system to the reactor, you hook it to the generator. Just to clarify.
RBK STUDIOS Өдрийн өмнө
Just one question *How do you get in a submarine??*
Euan Hamilton
Euan Hamilton Өдрийн өмнө
Getting real Fallout New Vegas vibes from that Atmosphere Monitoring System terminal
Daemon Spectre
Daemon Spectre Өдрийн өмнө
When the dude held the ignitor near the open and exposed candles. I cringed a little. Seems like you wouldn't want that thing anywhere near them until they are sealed.
HyperSurfer_Gamez Өдрийн өмнө
You Are Now Manually Breating
Lordpianz Өдрийн өмнө
welcome to the navy. .mostly a bunch of nerds on a ship or sub....2001 2009 os2sw
Tanaka Dingdong
Tanaka Dingdong Өдрийн өмнө
Can you create water with Oxygen and Hydrogen atoms coming from water electrolysis ?
Ron Alexander
Ron Alexander Өдрийн өмнө
Fantastic video , I learned a lot
Nate Өдрийн өмнө
It's all recycled farts, don't believe otherwise.
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Dorian-Mark Keating Өдрийн өмнө
Liar ! No such thing as a Luna lander! U seem like a decent guy , but alas your a shill
Christian Treber
Christian Treber Өдрийн өмнө
Why so many dislikes? Nothing exploding? Chemical formulas?
Pyratebob1 Өдрийн өмнө
It usually took me at least 2 weeks to notice the amine smell again after I was away from the boat on leave. When you come back to the boat, you notice it right away, and then your nose 'tunes it out' again after a short time.
Jake Hartsfield
Jake Hartsfield Өдрийн өмнө
MM2 still rockin' the great lakes casio LMAO It's a great watch.
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