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

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Dylan K
Dylan K Prieš dieną
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 K
Dylan K Prieš dieną
I wonder If Cavemen unintentionally actually made oxygen with fire. Lol
Quinn Sams
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Boa !
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WaveRain Prieš dieną
I brought a pair of e25 raycon's with code smarter15 in electric blue today , can't wait to recieve them!
The S Word
The S Word Prieš 13 minučių
Is that the most important duty on the boat.
Anton B
Anton B Prieš 17 minučių
Never knew Austin Evans is now working on a submarine
Jack Noble
Jack Noble Prieš 38 minučių
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Dharma Jannyter
Dharma Jannyter Prieš 49 minučių
0:02 "This is a lunar lander" 0:06 "This is a nuclear submarine" Ha, you can't fool my trained eyes! Those were just models!
Dann0343 Prieš 51 minutę
I'm going to guess electrolysis
Alkaris Prieš val
I'm guessing you got connections to people in all sorts of places to be able to get a ride on a submarine like this.
Caye Zara
Caye Zara Prieš val
Thank you and so with the US Navy Personnel for letting you, and share with us a fascinating system as a result of science, physics, chemistry, math and engineering. Amazing!!
zoman zero
zoman zero Prieš val
Just get pavel in there he will sort it out
Banks Dennis
Banks Dennis Prieš val
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R S K Prieš 2 val
At start i thought wth this video is 30 mins, ended up watching fully.
R S K Prieš 2 val
Summary 26:00 , i recommend watching the whole video...
R S K Prieš 2 val
These guys know what they are doing
Miro Korinek
Miro Korinek Prieš 2 val
“You’re Oxygen creator” I love that line of the guy so much
Oscar Ayala
Oscar Ayala Prieš 2 val
Dow is very well at his job he’s so cool
stevo7770 Prieš 2 val
Yo, bein on a submarine sounds like a bit of work
Shawn Clarkson
Shawn Clarkson Prieš 3 val
What are you going to do when you look into the facts and not someone else's theories or so called facts and you find out we don't live on a ball flying through space at over 1 million mph and around the sun at 666000mph and spinning at 1,000mph and going through the milky way at 500.000mph 😆? You honestly put all your time into that lie? I'd look into other facts sir. Best to you.
Shawn Clarkson
Shawn Clarkson Prieš 3 val
Either a liar or not smart.
David Eddy
David Eddy Prieš 3 val
I wasn't expecting how low tech everything would be...analog controls, burning the candles. Oh yea our O2 system is down. No problem we'll just burn these candles we can't put out if something goes wrong.
Brew Sauce
Brew Sauce Prieš 3 val
If lithium hydroxide is a strong base like sodium hydroxide they probably wouldn't want to spread it on the sailors bunks...
I am The one
I am The one Prieš 3 val
“I wonda...scratch scratch”
Younoki Prieš 3 val
Im not a scientist or an engineer, but all you have to do is plant a tree, and BOOM, free air
af24us af24us
af24us af24us Prieš 3 val
@5:20 Bachrach sniffers are deployed on Toledo Class Submarines - Is the Bachrach Marketting team listening ? :-)
DJ J Prieš 3 val
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Benjamin Kennedy
Benjamin Kennedy Prieš 4 val
Hey I saw a cup from Bass pro shops
Space Cat
Space Cat Prieš 4 val
How long can the submarine hold without needing to refill fuel and stuff
Space Cat
Space Cat Prieš 4 val
I have been in a submarine before but its smaller and not active with old equipment
E P Prieš 4 val
AmAZINg! god bless those guys! thanks for your service!
Space Cat
Space Cat Prieš 4 val
I think that the sea plants ane life havent loaded it havent generated.. *Game Loading...*
tydeze1 Prieš 4 val
So when do we send Dustin to the ISS? lol
Brian Huntington
Brian Huntington Prieš 4 val
WOW!!! Who comes up with somthing like that??? I mean, what accidents had to happen for someone to figure out burning these chemicals produces oxygen, and this chemical takes carbon dioxide out of the air????? Science is sooo much fun!!! I love your channel!!!!
imp3r1alx Prieš 4 val
Does the Lithium Hydroxide never run out ?? i mean keep scrubbing co2 like forever ?? it's impossible right.. so what humans do with the leftovers ??
Plazma Pufferfish
Plazma Pufferfish Prieš 4 val
So youre telling me this whole system is completely reliant on purifying sea water?
Roennei Prieš 4 val
“Every 2 hours” thats a lot of candles to store.
Holly Y
Holly Y Prieš val
I thought that too but I guess it’s only as a backup
Dalton Trinklein
Dalton Trinklein Prieš 4 val
This is honestly pretty freaking cool👍
A M Prieš 4 val
After 8 mins I forgot the title of the video.
Dave Hergert
Dave Hergert Prieš 4 val
Need to know, what diagraming tool was used to create the MEA scrubber system animation ?
ACE Prieš 4 val
i like how the crew were like seeing destin and just like nope other way LOL
BRAD’S A TACO Prieš 5 val
You learn more from this channel than your whole life through school
Jozef Behran
Jozef Behran Prieš 5 val
23:37 The explanation is simple. The "amin" wants to be fizzy when it is cold but it wants to be flat when hot. So after the amin is saturated with CO2, it is heated up, which causes it to release that CO2. That is why the tower is called "boiling tower" because the CO2 is boiled out. This results in gaseous CO2 and the lean amin. The gaseous CO2 is pumped off by that compressor, the lean amin is cooled off and fed back to the absorption tower, where it completes the cycle.
7-2 offsuit
7-2 offsuit Prieš 5 val
I feel bad for Dow. not sure if he's nervous or just socially awkward and was forced into a situation for this channel. You can clearly see he wants no part of this youtube film crew
Dylan Nance
Dylan Nance Prieš 5 val
Crazy how the only way to live is to purify the water. For oxygen and pressure.
Viking Excavating
Viking Excavating Prieš 5 val
I thought they had gills
Lord Farquar
Lord Farquar Prieš 5 val
Hey destin can you make a video if you havent already on how much nuclear vehicles mainly nuclear submarines, I'd love to see it and learn about it, I'm sure I could google it and do my own research but I'd love to watch you do it, plus I'm sure alot of your viewers are wondering as well .
Rodney J.
Rodney J. Prieš 5 val
Nuclear submarine deep dive! Lol nooice!
WarpFactor999 Prieš 6 val
CO2 scrubbers and H2/hydrocarbon burners are the part most people never hear about. The other two significant factors are the carbon filters in the fan room to absorb all of the farts and the electrostatic scrubbers that keep the particulates out of the air. Is it pure air? Well, after 3-4 weeks out in a sealed tube, when you pop the hatch and ventilate the boat, you can literally smell every fish in the sea.
Desjardiniii Prieš 6 val
I was wondering why you couldn’t use the CO2 system in a way to burn off the Carbon, leaving oxygen.
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Exphoria_ Prieš 6 val
Would it be possible to build an air tight room and live in it with a single tree, of course with all the necessities, except oxygen, would the tree itself be enough to keep someone alive if they had everything they needed
Mitch Connor
Mitch Connor Prieš 6 val
My tax dollar..
s70driver2005 Prieš 6 val
In the Navy one way we take care of Class D fires is to throw it over the side of the ship. Let the ocean take care of it!!!
Tristan Barnard
Tristan Barnard Prieš 6 val
I feel like this is give more info than school does like idk if that’s just me but.
Anthony O
Anthony O Prieš 6 val
It’s like watching J-Rock before he picked up the two turn tables and a microphone.
Curtis Kretzer
Curtis Kretzer Prieš 4 val
Leonel Perez
Leonel Perez Prieš 7 val
He's looks so young yet knows every little detail when questioned. Props to Dow from Ohio
ninjedi Prieš 7 val
same reason why fishes dont run out of air. duhhhhhh.
Mason Mcgraw
Mason Mcgraw Prieš 7 val
Cold liquid dissolves more gas than warm liquid thats why the amine gets heated. It is also why your pop goes flat faster when it's warm.
Mason Mcgraw
Mason Mcgraw Prieš 7 val
Or at least cold liquid can hold more dissolved gas
21 cabbage
21 cabbage Prieš 7 val
Ever notice how many pens that dudes got
TravisFabel Prieš 7 val
We need to bless this ship. That way it can be the Holy Toledo.
Lean 2200
Lean 2200 Prieš 7 val
I learn more from youtube than i did from school
Stealth Plane
Stealth Plane Prieš 7 val
How do submarines dispose of trash?
Derek T.Y. Wu
Derek T.Y. Wu Prieš 7 val
Can you separate C from CO2??
scuzzjumper Prieš 7 val
How come lighters have more flint than fluid?
Bill Holland
Bill Holland Prieš 7 val
Slackers on submarines are derisively called “FLOBs”: Free-Loading Oxygen Breathers, meaning that the crew resents having to make oxygen for them.
Tim Dixon
Tim Dixon Prieš 7 val
thank you for showing the enenemy how we do that.
Blake Lewis
Blake Lewis Prieš 8 val
My dad accually served on the Toledo
ACHVACTAB1 Prieš 8 val
I see we can apply the : "If it ant broke don't fix it" theory for subs !!!!!!! I see lots of old-school equipment around
RoBerry Prieš 8 val
Where did you get that sub model
Serious Shuck
Serious Shuck Prieš 8 val
So we are just making youtube videos for the non-quals now? That's how we're doing it now?
Luke Long
Luke Long Prieš 8 val
Taught me more then school has
soinhu foitu
soinhu foitu Prieš 8 val
Maidy Prieš 8 val
All the men on the sub were helpful and surprisingly open to showing a lot on LTtown
soinhu foitu
soinhu foitu Prieš 8 val
The Shortman
The Shortman Prieš 8 val
I feel like i just learned more in 30 minutes than i learned in 4 years of high school.
BarrierForum Comedy
BarrierForum Comedy Prieš 8 val
firefighters use sniffers too except ours are a lot different, they're more compact
bxcon • 7 Years ago
bxcon • 7 Years ago Prieš 9 val
its cause were in a *simulation* duh...
Ken Nguyen
Ken Nguyen Prieš 9 val
“You’re Oxygen creator” I love that line of the guy so much
Munro McLaren
Munro McLaren Prieš 9 val
I’ve never actually thought about this.
Morgan freeman
Morgan freeman Prieš 9 val
National Geographic did this about 6 years ago.
NeoFryBoy Prieš 9 val
23:35 It's a continuous batch process, so the liquid is pre-heated before moving into the boiler so as not to dramatically reduce the temperature of everything already in the boiler.
Isaac roman
Isaac roman Prieš 9 val
Sub not boat but i guess you already know that
Tyrese King
Tyrese King Prieš 9 val
Héctor Cancel
Héctor Cancel Prieš 10 val
Thanks, Now I can build my own submarine!!
Benni Grote
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tomkat1983 Prieš 10 val
OMG ....My brain hurts ..... Incredible science !
doggi Prieš 10 val
One word plant's its plant's right?
Larry Prieš 11 val
It's been 30 years since I served on a submarine, and I can close my eyes and still smell amine and diesel fuel. Oh and wives HATED the smell. Most guys were made to strip outside before being allowed in the house, and then were made to scrub repeatedly in the shower before even being able to be in the same room with their wives. The smell never completely comes out of fabric.
radnukespeoplesminds Prieš 11 val
That MEA reminds me of human bood. Its like the MEA is hemoglobin, the CO₂ is O₂ and instead of pressure changing CO₂ solubility in MEA, PH changes binding of O₂ and hemoglobin.
Jevgeni Bogatsev
Jevgeni Bogatsev Prieš 11 val
That was interesting 👍
lowercase v
lowercase v Prieš 11 val
Russian spies watching video about US submarine: _Interesting..._
aaaaa1957 Prieš 11 val
Thanks for this video. It’s very informative. I had it all wrong now I have a much better understanding of how it’s done. And a thanks to the men that run that can.
comic sans
comic sans Prieš 11 val
*activates Russian accent* you see they don't make oxygen they just kill everyone from radiation poisoning before they run out of oxygen
Chris Hodowanec
Chris Hodowanec Prieš 11 val
drunkNun Prieš 11 val
Make sure you go back when they need to do a candle onload. SUPER fun....
Xavier Edwards
Xavier Edwards Prieš 11 val
This video reminds me of childhood
Henry Taylor
Henry Taylor Prieš 12 val
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Nick Brungard
Nick Brungard Prieš 12 val
Idk if you covered it but if we have this tech why can't we make a smaller personal device to breathe underwater without O2 tanks?
SOLID SNAKE Prieš 12 val
"I'm from Ohio! :D .... Oh.... Nice to meet you *awkwardly backing up *
Russell named cuby272 ;- ;
Russell named cuby272 ;- ; Prieš 12 val
Put trees in your sub
Adriel Prieš 12 val
Jesus died for your sins, repent and turn to him
Dominic Tõnisson
Dominic Tõnisson Prieš 12 val
i have a method of my own: *w i n d o w*
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