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

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    • I brought a pair of e25 raycon's with code smarter15 in electric blue today , can't wait to recieve them!

    • do they need to replace gases like nitrogen?

    • @Stan Ervin The idea is plausible; however, the lower the efficiency of the plant the more toxicity is generated. I think that is where the problem begins because the benefit verse the compound detriments create a negative cycle. In the natural environment those conditions can be overcome, but in a dependent environment where the oxygen generation is a necessity, those negatives make a no go situation. I like your determination, there is definitely an answer somewhere.

    • @Gw Builder Thank you for the input/clarification. My thoughts were leaning towards the use of ultra efficient low power consumption LEDs in a spectrum of sufficient fine tuning to obtain maximum O2 generation, perhaps utilizing arrays of Fresnel lenses. Just seems plausible. I feel like it could be utilized to oxygenate the vessel at least in a supplemental role with other methods that are currently implemented, even if a 25% level of impact is realized.

    • How many candles do these subs carry?

  • Princess Boophersnoot! I love it! Thanks, Destin!

  • I always knew that I'd be rich if I grew up in the 80's

  • got claustrophobia just from watching this

  • There's a lot more woodgrain on that then I'd think, Looks more like an RV than the cold steel hatches of most submarine movies n such.

  • I know why they picked this sailor for the video in the beginning

  • Is it just me or his accent is extremely difficult to undertand??

  • My next suggestion is : us coast gard capture a submarine with $60 mil of cocaine Fair to say the cartel are taking note till the start of this series

  • Are the iron and sodium chlorate candle available for civilian use? Would be nice to have a few of these in a survival bunker. 🇺🇸

  • Pavel works hard!

  • Does it have to be purified water or can any fresh water be used?

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  • Who is the Impostor?

  • Just ask *Pavel*

  • Reverse osmosis! 🥰

  • 19:43 After understand this,how product O2 in Submarin, i think on tragedy on Kursk,those unlucky Submariner dont has chance to survive....

  • However to can operated like Submariner you will be a graduated or samething:) I think that in "all army" the Submariner are the most specialized soldier,they should know a many thing...

  • To those wondering why you need to heat up the MEA. Any physicists among us thought : "Why is this not a perpetuum mobile ?" The secret lies in the heating. By heating, you get the molecules in a higher energy state, that then allows them to be active once again after dropping the CO2 the have. You put them in a configuration that isn't stable at a lower temperature with the CO2, so it dissociates and is then hungry for CO2 again. Note : I am not familiar with this case in particular, it's just my experience and knowledge of chemistry that tells me it's what's probably happening.

  • Let's be for real, the drawing's amazing!!! 1:00

  • Is nobody going to say how he's a grown kid laughing about ear hole... I'm not gonna lie... I laughed

  • He barely looks 19 i swear😂

  • In Submarines on "new generation" all is valuted,but in old Submarines? For example in first Submarine or Submarine on WII?

  • How many candles do they have on board at a time? Or is that classified information?

  • it the same system that are in I.S.S. International Space Station?

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  • Very cool, actually learnt something.

  • Man sub guys always wearin sneakers gotta love it not the tube living tho

  • Should be classified info, we do not want adversaries to steal our submarines' oxygenated technology, it is crucial because we want our adversaries submarines to surface for air often so we can detect and track them, especially CHINA, they are master in chemistry but also master in stealing IP and technology so we need to be more careful with sharing or educating these kind of military technology. My point here is to protect our military technology from foe.

  • idk Destin be actin kinda sus

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  • In one word: chemistry.

  • He’s so cringe around the Submariners, I can’t handle it and I’m always forced to skip to the next video. It’s a shame because I’m sure there’s a lot of great things to learn but the level of cringe is just TOO much🤦🏽‍♂️

    • Find your nuts Maksim and i bet they loved having someone knowledgable on ship documenting and sharing in what they do everyday. skip-on the KOOK

  • That’s what non-subs usually think

  • You’d think it’s easy, there’s water everywhere. It has oxygen in it, and co2 can remove carbon to leave oxygen from that too... you just need a way to expel the hydrogen and or carbon.

  • There are curtains that have pouches in them that are hung throughout the boat that we pour LiOH into. its not sprinkled freely.

  • The MEA process, is very similar to how we sweeten sour natural gas, super cool

  • hi

  • Me walking out of my room and finding out company is over 4:35

  • AC repair technicians use the same kind of gauge

  • Dow is the genius version of calfreezy

  • they have a lot of trees there, don't watch the video, that's the answer.

  • 4:56 bruh the guy on the left just looks into the camera and makes a face

  • palnt

  • Do you heard about "Oxygen not included" game?

  • Why do people dislike these videos? They’re so good!

  • Brought back memories. 22:18 Oh yeah, I tossed quite a few shirts bc of the strong amine smell and stains.😖

  • so i was looking at the video and realized some of the men we’re wearing normal shoes like we would is the no dress code?

  • Do we see how they monitor and manage heat on-board? Seems like the submarine is producing a lot of heat. Do they just use a refrigerant to transfer heat to the surrounding water? And if so, how much do they have to insulate the ship? If the power cuts out what's their backup cooling system?

  • I see my boy at 13:00 got that sneaker chit so he doesn't have to wear boots huh 😂 Edit: I learned something new myself. Apparently on submarines boots aren't required. I believe I saw the XO wearing sneakers so I got curious. It seems submariners aren't required to wear boots underway. I'm sure there's other reasons but sneakers are quieter than the Navy issued boots and obviously that's paramount when in the Silent Service. I never spent time on a submarine, I was either afloat or attached to aviation so there's a lot I don't know about submariners. Even being in the Navy for almost eight years, you still taught me something new even if inadvertently!

  • What's up with that model rocket changing position behind you?

  • When the electrolysis happens inside the sub, what do they do with the Hydrogen gas produced?

  • Plumbers’ nightmare

  • Do You have wifi on a submarine?

  • Electrolysis

  • I've never heard of these candles. This is amazing. And not only for submarines, but also atomic bunkers, biospheres, spacestations, etc.. Really cool!

  • lol did they say there primary way of making oxygen is broken. ???

  • Nuke-you-ler. It’s pronounced Nuke-you-ler

  • Man, I served on the Tennessee (an Ohio class sub) from 02-05. Cool to see somebody talk about this. One of the most surreal experiences was being on patrol and slowly having O2 levels drop. We got increasingly tired. When we surfaced and got back to a normal oxygen level, everybody on the boat was wired and couldn't sleep for a few days.

  • If something failed and they would have to go to the surface but the ice is to thick. Do you think they would shoot at the is and blow a hole?

  • if subs don't run out of air then why is there a limit to how long it can stay submerged??

  • On behalf of the Chinese government, thankyou for the video of the internal layout of the boat and how stuff works.

  • [Laughs like a man who has accidentally touched hot things in the past]

  • They look way too young to be serving in a millitary >.>

  • The raycon add is the perfect comedy end ...

  • Thanks for teaching me how to create chlorine gas in 20 secs. Lol.

  • Burning a candle to make oxygen seems like a bug lol

  • That awkward moment when Destin has to use the torch 🤙🏼😂

  • Bruh, the H-10 Pro is the best leak detector of the market, glad to see they don’t cheep out.

  • Can't imagine I watched almost 30 minutes of a video without noticing it, sometimes I watch +10 minutes of vlogs and I got bored, but this one? nah ah👌👍

  • Great video!!

  • i love this series

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  • I can't believe that this slow monitor is the way of monitoring the oxygen level on a submarine, but that's just me :D

  • BOAT? in the Navy, EVERYTHING is a ship or in this case a submarine.

    • @Benjamin Perez ok

    • Incorrect. Submarines are referred to as "boats." -11.5 years USN Vet here.

  • Thanks Destin, now i can finally build my own nuclear sub without worrying about oxygen, isn't that cool !

  • "Our normal way of creating oxygen is down" hahaha very reassuring...

  • biggest takeaway, princess booper snoot is great

  • Fix your watch there Dow

  • Living there is a couragous job.

  • Inside the sub . Every one much be trusted.

  • What happens to the hydrogen? Is it used or just pumped away?

  • that moment you notice the military uses the comp systems from alien isolation O.o

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  • 12:45 "We call these Clinkers. Honestly I have no idea why we call them Clinkers" Clinker bricks are clay bricks that are too close to the heat source in the kiln. They come out overcooked, a darker color and usually misshapen and made a metallic ringing sound when you 'clinked' them together. They were rejects and discarded until their use was popularized during the Arts and Crafts architecture movement. Modern kilns are able distribute their heat more efficiently so they don't produce clinkers in the same way, but you can still buy bricks that are molded to give that misshapen and fire glazed look.

  • Thanks bro. Am like touring insidr the sub 😁 what a nice

  • Off topic. How is the storage solution going? Floor full of loose drives again? Just watched the wholesome "160TB Server with Linus!" video again for pre pandemic nostalgia.

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  • Absolutely groovey

  • Very cool! Thanks

  • Soviets be like: :O

  • mh they gonna die if candles are gone with a power failure.

  • Woah that's not a name you hear everyday that's a really cool name Dow, Dow Jones

  • amongus

  • Why are they wearing hats? Is the sun in their eyes?

  • I'm literally learning about osmosis and electrolysis on school at the moment.

  • I have two questions left from the torpedo video: 1. Where does the additional sea water that went into the second tank go? 2. Why do we give bullets a spin around their axis but not torpedos?

    • 1. Out the tube as it pushes out the torpedo. 2. Torpedos have control surfaces, navigate themselves and are self-propelled. They don’t need a spin to keep them straight any more than the submarine itself needs one.

  • 贊...........

  • Oxygen stores, filters 'n scrubbers. Adios.