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

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  1. SmarterEveryDay
    7 gün önce

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    1. Quinn Sams
      Quinn Sams
      2 saatler önce


    2. Boa !
      Boa !
      11 saatler önce


    3. WaveRain
      12 saatler önce

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

    4. Geoff CUNNINGHAM
      Geoff CUNNINGHAM
      18 saatler önce

      do they need to replace gases like nitrogen?

    5. Gw Builder
      Gw Builder
      Gün önce

      @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.

  2. raph
    3 dakika önce

    TRnet mondern dirty jobs?? Good job!

  3. dj johnson
    dj johnson
    11 dakika önce

    The null cowbell tentatively hang because windscreen multivariately spark anenst a delirious narcissus. debonair, cloudy top

  4. Natonion
    22 dakika önce

    The second method of getting oxygen was really smart...really wish my chemistry class was like this :O

  5. Legofreak
    27 dakika önce

    adam savage mentioned you on his channel on his video talking about high speed cameras. feb 26

  6. Car Lover Photography
    Car Lover Photography
    35 dakika önce


  7. velcro kearns
    velcro kearns
    45 dakika önce

    "i'm from ohio" "... oh"

  8. Great Kim
    Great Kim
    48 dakika önce

    what’s cool about the electrolysis demonstration is that it literally showed H20 in molar concentration

  9. LawF250
    50 dakika önce

    Didn't list taking the CO out of the air with the 'burners' and converting it to CO2.

  10. Pizza Rolls
    Pizza Rolls
    Saatler önce

    You're on a watchlist now for saying "i have a ------ reactor"

  11. Aniga Leh
    Aniga Leh
    Saatler önce

    I appreciate the training that went to all the crew.

  12. Ultrafire 1247
    Ultrafire 1247
    Saatler önce

    Man all these high asvab scores in one very large container

  13. OK
    Saatler önce

    The CAMS said 7 for R134A which is about the same as the H2O level which was 8. How dangerous is this R134A leak? Does anyone know and how they plan to fix it?

  14. Chris K
    Chris K
    2 saatler önce

    The nuclear reactor/reaction is used to generate heat with boils water which creates steam which turns electricity generating turbines. That’s how all nuclear reactors work. Therefore you won’t plug the electrodes in to the reactor you’ll just plug them into the wall socket.

  15. GubbyHD
    2 saatler önce

    9:33 the guy

  16. david morrill
    david morrill
    2 saatler önce

    Thanks to all in armed forces for their services and especially this sub

  17. Stickyfinz
    2 saatler önce

    As an Hvac tech, I find this highly fascinating

  18. Sean M
    Sean M
    2 saatler önce

    if you put your mouth on where the O2 comes out of the candle would you be breathing pure O2? is there a certain distance away from the candle for the O2 to mix with the less 02 rich air?

  19. Stephen Clark
    Stephen Clark
    2 saatler önce

    12:08 Thought XO was Vin Diesel for a second...

  20. Kent Keller
    Kent Keller
    2 saatler önce

    Submarines are amazing machines.

  21. pdreidenbach
    2 saatler önce

    Amazing that they let you in a nuclear sub, and even bring a camera! Last time I saw one in dry dock, the marines wouldn't even let me look at it from outside.

  22. holobolo
    2 saatler önce

    "so it's like coloring in kindergarten?" jesus dude, show some respect for his job.

  23. james robinson
    james robinson
    2 saatler önce

    Not as cute as my dog.

  24. Steve Jones
    Steve Jones
    3 saatler önce

    Now I know why when I talking to the MIR Space station they said they had to burn a candle to produce Oxygen.

  25. Christian Taping
    Christian Taping
    3 saatler önce

    Plant trees inside submarine 😁 lol

  26. Universitas Peternakan Ikan Lele - UPIL
    Universitas Peternakan Ikan Lele - UPIL
    3 saatler önce

    I am really glad that this kind of knowledge is no "secret" stuff. I'm happy to learn something here...

  27. Universitas Peternakan Ikan Lele - UPIL
    Universitas Peternakan Ikan Lele - UPIL
    3 saatler önce

    Well, it's a great knowledge to know.. Thanks Destin!

  28. USSBB62
    3 saatler önce

    Thank you for speaking intelligently and not dumbing down to us.

  29. Brenton Fiedler
    Brenton Fiedler
    3 saatler önce

    Regarding the preheater: usually there is a rich to lean a mean exchanger in that position. Hot lean a mean leaving the reboiler exchanges with cold Rich amine on its way to be regenerated. this not only saves energy by preheating the rich amine, it also cools down the lean. Hotter amine doesn't absorb the CO2 as well

  30. Sean
    3 saatler önce

    I do not miss burning candles

  31. Astro
    3 saatler önce

    Dow: "I'm from Ohio" Destin: "Oh" Dow: "-hio" What could've been

  32. USSBB62
    3 saatler önce


  33. germanchokolat1
    4 saatler önce

    Sorry not trying to pry or be rude(which it's gonna sound that way) but did I miss something? He looks I'll? Or recovering from something maybe?... none of my business I guess...

  34. inTruthbyGrace
    4 saatler önce

    looking at how a _real_ harsh environment small quarter vessel runs, even a machine shop on board, makes ya wonder about ISS and their gorilla suits

  35. Robert Dawson
    Robert Dawson
    4 saatler önce

    We had three ways; 1. Oxygen banks-bleed it into the atmosphere. 2. Oxygen candles. Heat them and they omit O2 3. When we’re at periscope depth for message communications we used a snorkel and lower pressure blower. We did not have an oxygen generator

  36. tigertank909
    4 saatler önce

    i already know a answer to your video ? the sub is surrounded by liquid air

  37. Cob
    4 saatler önce

    No offense but you’re not making me smarter every day you’re making me more knowledgeable every day hopefully I can use that information it shows my intelligence

  38. AIcat
    4 saatler önce

    At 21:40 you can definitely see an elbow mark on the metal panel to the right of the video 😂😂

  39. Soviet Union
    Soviet Union
    5 saatler önce

    Me, an intellectual: Jumst put plamtz

  40. Ripped fungus
    Ripped fungus
    5 saatler önce

    Fatter everyday

  41. michael pratama
    michael pratama
    5 saatler önce


  42. YuK1
    5 saatler önce

    Lockdown in a Whole different way

  43. leighton stump
    leighton stump
    5 saatler önce

    is this the same as a space ship?

  44. Neal Teitelbaum
    Neal Teitelbaum
    5 saatler önce

    You really explain things well. I appreciate the visuals bc that's how I learn also. Thx.

  45. Ta Xa
    Ta Xa
    5 saatler önce

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  46. Kenny Ng
    Kenny Ng
    5 saatler önce

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  47. Fetus
    5 saatler önce

    Me: I need a pen ! Dow: What kind? I have felt tips, roller tips, colored types, fast dry, slow dry, Permanent, Non permanent and many more !

  48. guess what this is not my real name
    guess what this is not my real name
    5 saatler önce

    Watching you feel things they told you were supper hot with the palm of your hand instead of the back was stressing me out.

  49. Ray Allen
    Ray Allen
    5 saatler önce

    The fact that this never crossed my mind until I saw this in my recommended kinda makes me feels stupid

  50. BRUH_
    6 saatler önce

    Guy in backround at 4:35 said O.o

  51. wizard001001
    6 saatler önce

    Hearing Destin repeatedly mispronounce amine hurt everytime. I know his not an organic chemistry guy but I would think he would look up proper IUPAC pronunciation of a chemical before saying it.

  52. Big Tom
    Big Tom
    6 saatler önce

    incase of am emergency the crew collects farts

  53. Eric Dow
    Eric Dow
    6 saatler önce

    Hey! Another DOW! :)

  54. Chungwei Wang
    Chungwei Wang
    6 saatler önce

    The automatic carbon pathologically mourn because fireman bareilly touch modulo a insidious sponge. old-fashioned, overrated bongo

  55. Tony Arc
    Tony Arc
    6 saatler önce

    These are kids. So much for Captain Kirk in his 60s.

  56. X XXX
    X XXX
    6 saatler önce

    Seriously, every time I see US military critical functions personnel, I remember why the US military hasn't actually won a war. Ever.

  57. Cheeky Monkees
    Cheeky Monkees
    6 saatler önce

    EXCELLENT VIDEO! Thank you! Very interesting. One of your best videos.

  58. Ronald Anderson
    Ronald Anderson
    6 saatler önce

    Could you link the full Obama interview. Saw an in the making sort of video that got me wanting to see the interview. But can't seem to find the full anywhere.

  59. Sam Bland
    Sam Bland
    6 saatler önce

    I worked in a pool plant room when I was 21 and I accidentally mixed chlorine and hydrochloride and gassed the whole room out. Chlorine gas is not pleasant.

  60. Danyal Mondol
    Danyal Mondol
    6 saatler önce

    The creators of the game AmongUs are way smarter than i thought. 🤔

  61. SecretG4mer
    6 saatler önce

    Me an intellectual: They just put plants into the tanks

  62. otrot land
    otrot land
    6 saatler önce

    cool, why not convert co2 to remove the oxygen and carbon?

  63. Barbarella Carpenter
    Barbarella Carpenter
    6 saatler önce

    Where farts go in space?

  64. margaret neanover
    margaret neanover
    6 saatler önce

    You might want to make it public

  65. Joshua Gibson
    Joshua Gibson
    6 saatler önce

    He literally uses and said Nine inch Nail. Nice.

  66. Haskell Hoeger
    Haskell Hoeger
    7 saatler önce

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  67. HeyLookIts Smith
    HeyLookIts Smith
    7 saatler önce

    Being a Submarine Vet I was prepared for the worst. This was definitely fun to see again!

  68. Mellissa Dalby
    Mellissa Dalby
    7 saatler önce

    Excellent video. from an historical perspective, CO2 scrubbing (or the lack thereof) is most likely what killed the crew of the H.L. Hunley, the FIRST submarine to sink a ship in time of war. Just saying... More importantly, HI Princess Booper Snoot!

  69. Juan Rocha
    Juan Rocha
    7 saatler önce

    The worried fuel hooghly drum because brow superficially tow within a messy puffin. tidy, careful hub

  70. kerry folden
    kerry folden
    7 saatler önce

    not normal to live on a sub stop you fools

  71. Van Wilder
    Van Wilder
    7 saatler önce

    It's refreshing to see a young adult with manners and confidence. Allowed him to finish his question and delivered an answer with confidence each time.

  72. john smith
    john smith
    7 saatler önce

    Cousin Fartin Martin was rejected for sub duty

  73. Mad Martian
    Mad Martian
    7 saatler önce

    Did any other fools think he was hold a white chocolate Kit Kat bar in the thumbnail? 🤦‍♂️

  74. Jason
    7 saatler önce

    I have an interesting video for you! I was just watching a video from Kentucky ballistics called 50 cal vs tractor weight in that video he shows that right after shooting a 50 cal you can see your breath when you could not see it before the shot if conditions are right. Please do a video explaining that I'm sure you will have fun doing a video with 50 Cals

  75. traviss wiley
    traviss wiley
    7 saatler önce

    No way I could live on a sub. I would go crazy being in such tight spaces.

  76. Scuffed
    7 saatler önce

    4:35 in, his face in the background LOL!!

  77. therealmatman
    7 saatler önce

    Sprinkle LiOH on my bunk? You first, Destin, and when you get out of the hospital after your chemical burns have healed, maybe I'll think about it.

  78. Craig Monteforte
    Craig Monteforte
    8 saatler önce

    Cool video ! It’s nice to see how professional all the Submarine personell are

  79. fred CDXX
    fred CDXX
    8 saatler önce

    this is driving me nuts monoethylamine!

  80. John Trollston
    John Trollston
    8 saatler önce

    This felt like 3rd year chemical engineering all over again 😂 cheers

  81. بن سودان Abdul Sodan
    بن سودان Abdul Sodan
    8 saatler önce

    Did you see the people in the submarine... they're looking to Destin like they don't see much people because of their tours... Thanks Destin we learned something

  82. West Senkovec
    West Senkovec
    8 saatler önce

    My uncle drive one of those submarines and he said they can hold their breath.

  83. Tranxikoritian
    8 saatler önce

    idk why but I like the sounds from that animation xD 24:20

  84. nabiddy badiddy
    nabiddy badiddy
    8 saatler önce

    Dustin: "This ia a lunar lander" Me: "What...for ants?!"

  85. Chris Gonzalez
    Chris Gonzalez
    9 saatler önce

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  86. Ulujmf
    9 saatler önce

    He should make a video about what kind of education those guys got

  87. Red Revolver
    Red Revolver
    9 saatler önce

    I’m an electrician and I would love to build a sub after looking at this.

  88. Kelly Jackson
    Kelly Jackson
    9 saatler önce

    crews mess Methane/Sulphur 99% sumbudy light a candle

  89. Court Ben
    Court Ben
    9 saatler önce

    I didn't know I needed to know this, I am glad I clicked on the link.

  90. Henry T
    Henry T
    9 saatler önce

    I thought they would use liquid oxygen but it seems too dangerous to have a big drum of liquid oxygen the sub lol.

  91. Simon Wang
    Simon Wang
    9 saatler önce

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  92. Bill D.
    Bill D.
    9 saatler önce

    Comforting to know our boat was not the only one to have problems with "the bomb". Our boat would burn candles all the time, especially before field day.

  93. Suki Mu
    Suki Mu
    10 saatler önce

    Russia: take notes comrade, free capitalist upgrades...

  94. Terd Ferguson
    Terd Ferguson
    10 saatler önce

    Why doesn’t earth run out of air?

  95. George Garcia
    George Garcia
    10 saatler önce

    wow! this was awesome, thank you for the visuals really informative, easy to digest, and entertaining. keep the lessons coming

  96. Darius Tanz
    Darius Tanz
    10 saatler önce

    Those people most be important to the government, aren’t they?

  97. One piece is good change my mind :
    One piece is good change my mind :
    10 saatler önce

    They use Nokia’s to give them unlimited air

  98. Savanah Bustle
    Savanah Bustle
    10 saatler önce

    Why isn’t technology like this being used in Countries with the poorest air quality? Is that even possible?

  99. jonathan morand
    jonathan morand
    10 saatler önce

    instead of releasing it into the atmosphere, Those guys should store the hydrogen into tanks at the very least. it's useful, and they've got to create tons of it if they make so much oxygen via electrolysis. have it done, I'm sure hydrogen could be useful for the army loll.

  100. OrBiTaL18
    10 saatler önce

    what about nitrogen content in the air almost 78% .. ?