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

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    SmarterEveryDaySmarterEveryDayپیش 10 روز
    • Dustin, it would be cool if you talked about sonic booms underwater.

      Daye JungDaye Jungپیش 23 ساعت
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      Isaac ImranIsaac Imranپیش روز
    • PLANTS do both scrubing CO2 and making Oxygen. How many plants would it take to do the same job as these alternatives? How about a comparison video? I'm sure many other fans like me would like to know.

      Troule9 TTroule9 Tپیش روز
    • I thought he was going to say the headphones button Is so cool because they pause the music and turn up the outside noise to hear people better, not just to pause music like my $40cdn Poms that are a knockoff of Airbuds that are a knockoff of airpods lol but good enough.

      Dylan KDylan Kپیش 2 روز
    • I wonder If Cavemen unintentionally actually made oxygen with fire. Lol

      Dylan KDylan Kپیش 2 روز
  • The question I have after watching this is how does the CAMS work to monitor the partial pressures? How do the sensors differentiate the gases and measure their partial pressures?

    Cameron McGuireCameron McGuireپیش 5 ساعت
  • i love these submarine videos

    LeanderLeanderپیش 5 ساعت
  • just put a lot of plants there bruhhhhhh

    SafouaneSouidiiSafouaneSouidiiپیش 6 ساعت
  • 26:50 And still you took out one ear plug 😁

    therob39therob39پیش 6 ساعت
  • Plants, A lot of Plants

    Isaac WaschbaerIsaac Waschbaerپیش 6 ساعت
  • too bad there's no way to effectively store the hydrogen produced during electrolysis on submarines. After spending all that energy to produce it, it would be nice to be able to store it for use as fuel or propellant

    Garrett OrdGarrett Ordپیش 7 ساعت
  • plants?

    INeed333QuidINeed333Quidپیش 7 ساعت
  • I thought it was just a long snorkle

    far22186far22186پیش 7 ساعت
  • Your interview style reminds me of the late Huell Howser. Great video!

    AJAJپیش 7 ساعت
  • I am an ex-submariner from the 80s (SSN 678). It's amazing that so little has changed as far as O2 generation. Thanks for the video series. It brought back many memories.

    Mike RogersMike Rogersپیش 8 ساعت
  • Awesome video as always! The preheating stage at 23:37 with the MEA solution must be to increase the overall efficiency of the final heating stage, in a sub every space must the carefully design to ensure minimum space is occupied, taking advantage of the higher contact area of the pipes and preheating the solution during pumping to the final stage is cleaver and rises the overall efficiency of the process.

    Rui Pedro SilvaRui Pedro Silvaپیش 8 ساعت
  • New sub ( pun intended ) here

    Peter LundholmPeter Lundholmپیش 8 ساعت
  • Did anyone else get really claustrophobic watching them in those halls? :o

    CxLivingIn LACxLivingIn LAپیش 9 ساعت
  • Terrific video - thanks

    David TrimmDavid Trimmپیش 9 ساعت
  • If I had to guess [prior to watching.] it's some combination of "compressed air tank storage, Rebreather style recirculation, or, my favorite option, Electrolysis based O2 production from water.

    Tizona AmanthiaTizona Amanthiaپیش 10 ساعت
    • Hah. so Electrolysis was the one he talked about. and...I hadn't strongly considered the chlorine gas but..i had sort of mentally touched on "probably would purify it first, cause...sea water has fish poo and stuff. sooo...partial credit.

      Tizona AmanthiaTizona Amanthiaپیش 9 ساعت
  • Thank you for this beatuiful video! God is good!

    Mark GregoryMark Gregoryپیش 10 ساعت
  • the nuclear reactor might be the least interesting thing in a nuclear submarine after watching this video.

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  • I appreciate the amount of editing that must have gone into this one.

    StripiestWig33StripiestWig33پیش 10 ساعت
  • Very nice video! Thank you

    TimmTimmپیش 10 ساعت
  • Ну и щеглы служат на подлодке...

    alexthesagealexthesageپیش 10 ساعت
  • 2:43 someone from the Red Wings getting speared? lol

    JamesJamesپیش 11 ساعت
  • I feel smarter today!! Thanks

    imocchidoroimocchidoroپیش 11 ساعت
  • Havent watched the video yet but my thoughts are it would work the same way the space station recycles carbon into oxygen

    Issac MearaIssac Mearaپیش 11 ساعت
  • BOAT 🙂

    Onkar ManeOnkar Maneپیش 12 ساعت
  • Things i never knew was so interesting :-)

    Stian KarlsenStian Karlsenپیش 12 ساعت
  • Dude explains the whole process of Oxygen making on sub but says Reverse osmosis is complicated 🙄 I don’t know if it was sarcasm or what

    Onkar ManeOnkar Maneپیش 12 ساعت
  • 19:40, woah i didn't know the us had already started cloning their troops :D

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  • Its because subs like getting choked.

    Ace. SAce. Sپیش 14 ساعت
  • The fact you got permission to record video on ANY submarine is amazing in itself!

    Sphinx ArbitronSphinx Arbitronپیش 15 ساعت
  • With that, I scrubbed a bit of my ignorance and enriched myself with more knowledge!

    Balaji RavikantiBalaji Ravikantiپیش 15 ساعت
  • I have an idea for a curious video. How do squirrels climb so fast? I get they use their sharp claws to grip but actually getting themselves going in the right direction is curious (Slow mo cam time)

    Nicholas JensenNicholas Jensenپیش 16 ساعت
  • Clinker is a waste product of a forge that heats metal found with blacksmithing. Which is hard but can be reprocessed somewhere as a clinker, from metal processing.

    brent pieczynskibrent pieczynskiپیش 16 ساعت
  • As a chemist I can only say.. have fun sleeping on a bed sprinkled with lithium hydroxide :D

    mike kriggmike kriggپیش 16 ساعت
  • Henry's Law on gases states that the solubility of gases is inversely proportional to the liquid's temperature. I think that applies to that scrubber mechanism where you said you don't know why they put a heater on. On the other hand, if this hypothetical thought is correct, there must've been a heat exchanger after the process of liberation of CO2, a process of removing the heat to make the liquid more it again suitable to dissolve CO2.

    Hanly SabdaniHanly Sabdaniپیش 17 ساعت
  • I guess in future nuclear subs they can use a larger version of the moxie experiment that's on mars rn to convert CO2 to O2

    master shooter64master shooter64پیش 17 ساعت
    • you are why i check comments, i went and read about the moxie thing, it is neat how it changes co2 into 2co and an o2. and they can also use the co and water to make methane ch4 which is also gonna create o2 as well i guess since its leftover. i was hoping there would be something that just separates the c from the o in co2, maybe there is.

      Crusher O'LiesCrusher O'Liesپیش 6 ساعت
  • Fun fact: West Jefferson, OH is often called a Klantown

    dudelikesWoWdudelikesWoWپیش 17 ساعت
  • I'm ambassador of Scott Manley, he appreciates you mentioning Lithium-hydroxide.

    XavierBetoNXavierBetoNپیش 17 ساعت
  • I think the second way they make an Oxygen is much more similar to the one being used in aviation's emergency Oxygen.

    Hanly SabdaniHanly Sabdaniپیش 17 ساعت
  • How do you get smarter by listening to an idiot?

    Chickengenius420Chickengenius420پیش 18 ساعت
    • elaborate please?

      Gregory TangheGregory Tangheپیش 17 ساعت
  • Is that Trent Palmers brother?

    Rodney AlmeidaRodney Almeidaپیش 18 ساعت
  • Thank you much. This is very educative.

    GGپیش 18 ساعت
  • Smarter, plus show us a video of you uprooting a tree with "Snatch Block!" and your own two hands?

    LayarionLayarionپیش 18 ساعت
  • Very informative n interesting, I learnt about something I'd never really considered, explained in a interesting n easily digested form, I'm really impressed and wonder what else I can learn about, cheers for this.

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  • Atleast my lessons of reverse osmosis as a mechanical engineer from last semester paid out

    Κώστας ΜαρπίνηςΚώστας Μαρπίνηςپیش 19 ساعت
  • Please do a video over the sound black soot makes when you direct light on it. I noticed this when I shined my flashlight on my fake logs in my fireplace. I can’t find a good explanation for this. I’ve seen a few videos and followed some comments but couldn’t really find anything good explaining this.

    Dane LundermanDane Lundermanپیش 20 ساعت
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  • Can we all appreciate the Vader's Tie poster in Destin's selfie office room?

    Skvora Limited MediaSkvora Limited Mediaپیش 21 ساعت
  • So let me guess - on pizza night, the officers' room gets locked down for high levels of methane?

    Skvora Limited MediaSkvora Limited Mediaپیش 21 ساعت
  • I love how they basically use a normal match to light the candles

    Damian BourasDamian Bourasپیش 21 ساعت
  • I am terrible at chemistry but couldn’t you find a way to take the carbon out of CO2 and be left with 02 again? In which case you wouldn’t need the MEA because you would be re-using the CO2

    Andrew FarniokAndrew Farniokپیش 21 ساعت
  • Thank you for teaching me to make chlorine gas

    Lagum LemoniLagum Lemoniپیش 21 ساعت
  • 1:00 gotta love that Mythbusters reference

    Andrew ParkerAndrew Parkerپیش 22 ساعت
  • I have a Kyle Busch impersonater at 10:21.

    LumberJack1956LumberJack1956پیش 22 ساعت
  • Why don't subs run out of air? You just have to make sure you're choking them correctly

    FoehammerFoehammerپیش 22 ساعت
  • I watched this video even though I was on a submarine for 6 years out of 10 that I was in the Navy. You did a great job explaining everything. Most NUBs(non useful bodies)(new guys not qualified in submarines) don't know everything you explained in your video.

    DanielWest1990DanielWest1990پیش 22 ساعت
  • Did someone say... lean 👀

    Will CeeWill Ceeپیش 22 ساعت
  • WOW..So smart..

    I SEE YouI SEE Youپیش 22 ساعت
  • I miss a lot of things, but the smell of amine in all of my clothes and stuff is not one of them.

    NA NANA NAپیش 23 ساعت
  • Am I the only one who doesn’t remember doing that in 6th grade science? Or any grade science?

    GenericNameGenericNameپیش 23 ساعت
  • So with a Hydrogen Detector sensitive enough you could potentially locate a submarine by measuring Hydrogen in Ocean water samples ?

    Ben WBen Wپیش روز
  • Looks like 10-15yr old tech running the sub. I am amazed to see so much of our military equipment with old equipment. The B-52 recently had its end of service date changed. It has been in service for over 50yrs and will be 90yrs of service when retired!! Yes they have been upgraded with newer engines and electronics but they have been used for 50+yrs. Sad to know our enlisted are trusting their lives to these ancient planes, subs, ships, etc..

    James MancusoJames Mancusoپیش روز
  • Didn’t say coke. Not from Alabama

    Hunter ElliottHunter Elliottپیش روز
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    jay marksjay marksپیش روز
  • I'm gonna guess electrolysis of water to h2 and o2. Edit: dynamite on that hit. Also those oxygen candles are also made by electrolysis of salt, to something called perchlorate. Edit again: never mind, it's chlorate. Same thing more or less. And it is called clinker probably because of the cement clinker that appears to be in it to reduce any heat.

    Logan ClementiLogan Clementiپیش روز
  • Thank you for filming this. As a submarine veteran, it's nice to be able to show family and friends what I do. There's a but here though. Why isn't this one in your Nuclear Submarine Deep Dive playlist?

    Brian SheltonBrian Sheltonپیش روز
  • 19.7% O2 and 81.4% N2. Interesting. Pretty close to Earth atmospheric composition.

    CaffeinePizzaCaffeinePizzaپیش روز
  • I learned a lot from this, thanks!

    JacinthJacinthپیش روز
  • Do a video on how bullets retain their rifling spin after impacting ice... Been getting a lot of those shorts lately.

    Flinch FuFlinch Fuپیش روز
  • How come those "candles" release just enough O2 to keep ambient O2 constant? Some Naval engineers must have designed the candles to exactly offset the metabolic O2 used by a submarine crew at work! Amazing.

    El CapitanEl Capitanپیش روز
  • Growing I loved watching educational shows that teach you things... this channel reminds me of the old days growing up where knowledge is power and learning was made fun not sitting in front of a monotone teacher falling asleep... the people on that sub were so cool showing you around not actually explaining how the systems work and not blowing you off saying “it does this because that’s what it’s suppose to do”... even when you asked questions they were very knowledgeable about it and didn’t mind explaining it. Great job to everyone including you Destin... keep up the great work because knowledge truly is power.

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  • What are the limits of a syphon moving water? Like filling the Salton Sea which is below sea level, from the ocean over a mountain. ??

    William SootsWilliam Sootsپیش روز
  • Is there a limit to the size and/or height of a syphon for moving water? I can't find any information on this. Like filling the Salton Sea from the ocean over a mountain.

    William SootsWilliam Sootsپیش روز
  • Look at all the things you can buy when you don't provide healthcare for your citizens

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  • Another way of CO2 scrubbing is Calcium Bicarbonate and water

    ChrisChrisپیش روز
  • Incredible!

    Jimmy PackJimmy Packپیش روز
  • Super random, any chance you have a suggestion on a good beginner's microscope that is not a toy? You one of my 5 yr old's favorite and his toy microscope is frustrating him

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  • How did you get a personal tour of a nuclear sub? that's awesome. They seemed to have no problem showing and even helping you understand everything.

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  • I wonder why there's no Methane monitoring going on? Surely flatulence becomes a problem in those confined spaces :'D

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  • So much info here wow and awesome content, I did learn something new today thx. Left a like and hit the bell for ya. Stay safe and healthy.

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  • genious

    Diego SuarezDiego Suarezپیش روز
  • I would’ve thought they kept plants on board. Great video I love watching Smarter Every Day!

    Ben DercksBen Dercksپیش روز
  • I live in west jeffffff Ohio

    Nuke ManNuke Manپیش روز
  • ⭐ it's an American submarine, where is the McDonald's..?😅

    Franz JonesFranz Jonesپیش روز
  • I for one curse that Dutch guy for taking his secret formula to his grave 😂

    Michael ParylakMichael Parylakپیش روز
  • Wow, same way I find R-134a leaks on mobile HVAC systems. Fun Fact: those “sniffers” WILL go crazy if you even breathe into it. They don’t work that well 😢 Dye and a UV light is the only foolproof way of finding refrigerant leaks.

    Mandela Did ItMandela Did Itپیش روز
  • 100% of the oxygen in a submarine is recycled farts. Confirmed this with an actual submariner.

    masamune200masamune200پیش روز
  • These have been awesome. Each time I click one thinking "this will be some good background noise" and I wind up rewinding and playing it over and over to catch it ALL, because it's SO darn cool!

    Merc E.Z.Merc E.Z.پیش روز
  • lol. wow they've upgraded since my service! About time! *nods slowly* 👍🤣

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    • And some of this is the old stuff lol! (some things never change though)

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  • Is this before Corona?

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