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

21 feb 2021
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    • @The Goldey Family I doubt it, China and Russia save their money. They spend their taxes on benefiting their citizens, rather than the military. They manufacture everything the Americans purchase everyday.

      Carol CassidyCarol Cassidy49 mínútum síðan
    • @Ahmad the newb By everybody in the sub.

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    • Wouldn't 'Let's go get smarter together' or 'today' or something of the likes be a bit more appropriate, due to it being an instance of becoming smarter rather than a culmination of instances at once? I feel like 'let's go get smarter every day' for one specific instance of becoming smarter is a bit misplaced and misnomed in comparison, and leads to a moment of awkwardness in my mind; as if it's advice, rather than a welcoming invitation. Maybe it's a solo perception, but here's to hoping this mention of insight can provide some benefit. Cheers, Destin.

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    • What resin and orientation did you use to make the electrolysis thing?

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  • Awesome vid. Thanx for spending time to show us all that

    Eddy WeberEddy Weber21 mínútu síðan
  • can't co2 be electrolysed too under liquifyed pressure? so you ed u with pure carbon and oxygen?

    icebluscorpionicebluscorpion25 mínútum síðan
  • Me, thinking how other subs make oxygen the same way Russian sub: “We light Molotov candles”

    Scotchy Scotchy scotchScotchy Scotchy scotch36 mínútum síðan
  • All those Scientists and Engineers are just wonderful. x

    Carol CassidyCarol Cassidy46 mínútum síðan
  • Turns everything yellow

    Wallace DuncanWallace Duncan51 mínútu síðan
  • Separate hydrogen from h2o with scrubber, creates amine

    Wallace DuncanWallace Duncan59 mínútum síðan
  • Why does it feels Wrong when you call a submarine a boat

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  • Among Us memes completely ruined my experience and attention while watching this video.

    Dazdrasen KonstantinDazdrasen KonstantinKlukkustund síðan
  • physics ... 2. class

    Andreas GöttscheAndreas GöttscheKlukkustund síðan
  • so you need air, but there's not a single plant? mankind in a nutshell.

    TriVos AhrenTriVos AhrenKlukkustund síðan
  • life at sea is every boys dream.... for about 6 days anyway

    Jay TimeJay TimeKlukkustund síðan
  • Just do what they do for space craft?

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  • How do submarines make oxygen? Well, when a positive electrode and a negative electrode love each other very much...

    Shawn ElliottShawn ElliottKlukkustund síðan
  • Dräger gas detectors with the annoying tubes still being used today? Takes me back to the best days of my life onboard BB-62 & BB-63. I did six months on the Vincennes after Desert Shield/Storm but the Tico cruiser fleet was never quite the same as sailing on and making history. Surely the Tico was more powerful, better defended than the Iowa class behemoths, and certainly safer in regards to modern design, and safety systems. But even in the 80's and 90's we were brash and bold. My Master Chief on the New Jessey was part of the original commissioning crew in WWII. My Senior Chief on the Missouri Served on her in Korea. Oh my the memories. Thanks!

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  • Just waiting for the point where he does a series about the ISS

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  • Man! That was incredible! The level of confidence in a submarine is over 9,000!

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  • I heard that you said that you went to Cal Poly... I went the good one... You know. the one with a wind tunnel and flutter testing awesomeness.. Pomona... Did you go to that one or the surfer/ wine sipper one?

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  • So couldn't you track a sub by testing the water for excess hydrogen?

    Noah OllingtonNoah Ollington2 klukkustundum síðan
  • Et comment produisent-ils les 78% d'azote impérativement nécessaires à la respiration ? parce qu'on ne respire pas que de l'oxygène... Si l'atmosphère du sous-marin n'était composée que d'oxygène elle serait extrêmement dangereuse. Hautement inflammable, hautement oxydante pour les objets comme pour les humains.. Donc la question est mal posée : ce qu'il fallait demander c'est "comment le sous-marin produit de l'AIR ?"

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    Joshua KaoJoshua Kao2 klukkustundum síðan
  • leak detector= soapy spray bottle? I have used many tools and this seems to be the best; its always the fittings; in trouble shooting , please tell me different. I am very curious?

    Tianne KelleyTianne Kelley2 klukkustundum síðan
  • This series is amazing

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  • So nobody's gonna talk about how Americans say "Monoethanol-amen or ameen" and NOT "Monoethanol-amine"

    AbhishekAbhishek2 klukkustundum síðan
    • They speak funny. Aluminum. I wonder what they say for amino acids.

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  • Dude this is so cool. I wish there were sub pleasure cruises that teach you about all the cool systems on the boat. Now how about some hydrogen seeking torpedoes?

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  • oxygen = concentrated dry air which means oxygen is not a constituent of the air!

    Peter & PetePeter & Pete2 klukkustundum síðan
  • Man, I learned something new today.

    delroy shaydelroy shay2 klukkustundum síðan
  • Me and Pavel use this every day!

    Salrep95Salrep952 klukkustundum síðan
  • Thank you American for be helping us with oxygen problem on sinkie boat, -Kazikstan

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  • This is so old school. It's running on like Windows 87... plus the individual sniffers. Even in the mines we have digital crickets that monitor everything in the atmosphere. At the front of the nation's defence and with every life in the sub directly at risk. Would they not update to 2210 looking computers?

    Damodara O'malleyDamodara O'malley2 klukkustundum síðan
  • *Ok Jordan Belfort!*

    ABZ 10ABZ 103 klukkustundum síðan
  • Nobody chuckled even a little bit when he said 9 inch nail? I sure did

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  • This was amazing. Learned a lot. That boiler stripper is hot boi.

    Microwaved GrapeMicrowaved Grape3 klukkustundum síðan
  • 19:29 looks like MacGyver from the TV series of the same name :)

    Shkur777Shkur7773 klukkustundum síðan
  • "A lot of spouses complain about the smell of amine" Yes, so do submariners. They universally describe it as smelling like cat pee.

    ChubakaChubaka3 klukkustundum síðan
  • The refresh rate on that computer was painfully slow for something that important.

    OwenOwen3 klukkustundum síðan
  • what an odd yet fascinating vid.

    Darrian WidhalmDarrian Widhalm3 klukkustundum síðan
  • WOW...9.5 Million.Subscribers.!!

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  • I wonder how they social distance on a sub?

    Rodney RenoRodney Reno3 klukkustundum síðan
  • Who needs google lol

    Gavin's VideosGavin's Videos3 klukkustundum síðan
  • subs dont run out of air ey ? (im not a sub-scriber) :)

    Palamontus 10Palamontus 104 klukkustundum síðan
  • How many plants would you need to get the same effect? 😄

    CarlborgenCarlborgen4 klukkustundum síðan
  • :)

    ThaQloudLoungeThaQloudLounge4 klukkustundum síðan
  • it is because the sub drains a person soul therefore they don't need oxygen

    mmjj2007mmjj20074 klukkustundum síðan
  • 4:56, that guy wasn't expecting a camera, yet was prepared anyway, give that man a dolphin

    Joe H.Joe H.4 klukkustundum síðan
  • Really fantastic explanation

    okhomesteadokhomestead4 klukkustundum síðan
  • 0:39 , the captain looks no older than 25!

    John C GibsonJohn C Gibson4 klukkustundum síðan
  • AND a SEnile is Commander in chief of all this... LOL F u America.... you just invited CIA to rule the world

    Not_A_GamerNot_A_Gamer4 klukkustundum síðan
  • 0:32 crewmates? Amogus imposter sus?😳

    nØAh Sm0keznØAh Sm0kez4 klukkustundum síðan
  • Let's not spread Lithium Hydroxide on the bunks. That's how you get chemical burns.

    Aaron ParcoAaron Parco4 klukkustundum síðan
  • I didn't know you can take video cameras and post it only on a nuclear sub. At least when I was active, they filming was never allowed on any nuclear vessel and post in online. I guess time do change...

    NinJazz RhythmNinJazz Rhythm4 klukkustundum síðan
  • No u

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  • Why can’t we use Amin to strip the Co2 from the atmosphere? Global warming solved!

    Jason WangJason Wang4 klukkustundum síðan
  • someone should tell the US navy that there are multi functional sniffers and detetocers out there with more then a single sensor to detec different kind of gas at once. like from Dräger would be maybe usefull on a ship or submarine since space is nothing you should vaste

    Illumin4tIllumin4t4 klukkustundum síðan
  • a straw

    ToffeeToffee4 klukkustundum síðan
  • Lean

    Dan WolfsonDan Wolfson5 klukkustundum síðan
  • I learned something, it was free, the dude was nice, and it wasn’t clickbait... nice

    MysticalPineconeMysticalPinecone5 klukkustundum síðan
  • "if you ever lose power for any reason, you can just light a candle".... PUN intended!

    Beezy KingBeezy King5 klukkustundum síðan
  • Submarines are amazing feats of engineering.

    JasonpraJasonpra5 klukkustundum síðan
  • Getting Among us vibes xD

    Blades O GrassBlades O Grass5 klukkustundum síðan
  • If they keep pushing CO2 over board, won’t that eventually make the atmosphere in the submarine very thin?

    Vilver IIVilver II5 klukkustundum síðan
  • "This is how the sausage gets made" Words NEVER to say on a submarine when surrounded by sailors.

    Tyler DurdenTyler Durden5 klukkustundum síðan
  • More like "Smarter Every Month" this joke has been true for years.

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  • in order to limit “bad gas” in a sub, chili, basically beans aren’t served.

    Darth VirginDarth Virgin5 klukkustundum síðan
  • So youre saying the submarine farts like Dr. Evil's submarine in austin powers.

    hawaiiansojahawaiiansoja5 klukkustundum síðan
  • Not sure whose 6th grade science class in FloridA studied this ... Semper Fi!

    Rea ZzzRea Zzz5 klukkustundum síðan
  • The channel is well named.

    Robert LewisRobert Lewis5 klukkustundum síðan
  • I imagine they call them 'clinkers' due to the sound of removing the housing from its cradle. The housing did 'clink' a few times when it was being removed.

    Ronin KannushiRonin Kannushi5 klukkustundum síðan
  • Doing the most to get as much oxygen in throughout the submarine as possible.

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  • Anybody else thought about the sub on gta when they saw that

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  • If your sub is running out of air, then you are probably choking too hard.

    PeridactitePeridactite6 klukkustundum síðan
  • This guy looks good for a movie actor as the bad guy.

    MystWalkerMystWalker6 klukkustundum síðan
  • What is that remote-looking thing on the wall behind you that lights up in different orders every few seconds?

    Brandon CheeBrandon Chee6 klukkustundum síðan
  • I'm assuming that it is fairly difficult to split CO2 via electrolysis. Cause if that was viable you could solve both problems at the same time!

    admiralcapnadmiralcapn6 klukkustundum síðan
  • *Reads title* That sounds interesting *sees video length* Nope I'm outta here

    BlandEggBlandEgg6 klukkustundum síðan
  • So either of the Raycon earbuds novels have AAC audio quality? Great video. Loved it. Felt like a feels trip. One thing, you arnt a visual learner, we all are, if we can. It's just that words make it a little difficult to explain things like that.

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  • I got a lot of knowledge form U channel! Thanks For that. Hello from Myanmar!

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  • I'm learning more from youtube than school

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  • Couldn’t they just have plants

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    • Then they would need gardners too! Destin to crewmember "what rate are you?" crewmember "I'm a gardner third class" Destin "oh"

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  • "Why don't subs run out of air?" .... ... We breath, duh

    Toàn PhạmToàn Phạm6 klukkustundum síðan
  • This is amazing. Ive read, watched, listened, and question to learn about so many different things in this world. For some reason I fell there is never a good look into how submarines do what they do. I know a lot of that is for security reasons but it still feels ultra secret to me. I paused this video halfway just to comment that for me, it is amazing seeing even what these guys consider mundane, even though important. For many reasons even further than what is discussed here, submarines are a special breed that I find fascinating. Thank you so much for showing a true inside look!

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  • we breathe Nitrogen mingled with O2 CO2 NEON ARGON HELIUM .... right?

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  • Was hoping for a summary in the top comments. Didn’t find one. Oh well.

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  • Are they allowed to have carbonated drinks on the sub? Or does it add too much extra co2 into the environment?

    Parsnips JohnsonParsnips Johnson6 klukkustundum síðan
  • Why Mr. Dow from Ohio carries so many pens? And why left shift pocket is mirror image of the right one?

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  • so interesting fact oxygen candles are how a lot of emergency oxygen systems in airplanes work!

    Center 4 NerdsCenter 4 Nerds7 klukkustundum síðan
  • Aux MMs... I own everything lol.. Talk to a Nuke, they're the real ones! (Edit: They wouldn't be called Auxiliary MMs if they were primary)

    OakstromOakstrom7 klukkustundum síðan
  • "Lunar lander".....hahaha

    John-Patrick McNownJohn-Patrick McNown7 klukkustundum síðan
  • This was straight up mesmerizing.

    W. James HamelW. James Hamel7 klukkustundum síðan
  • 👍

    Jim TylerJim Tyler7 klukkustundum síðan
  • Man... this aint your grandpa's sub...

    Jason PerryJason Perry7 klukkustundum síðan
  • So the waste byproduct of the candle is salty rust?

    Nathan LevesqueNathan Levesque8 klukkustundum síðan
  • They DO NOT send all of the hydrogen overboard. lol. What do you think they are cooking with in the galley and for emergency power? I don't understand why they keep trying to keep that a secret. They talked about it openly on season 2 of mail bag. OBVIOUSLY you arent going to waste a perfectly good source of compressed hydrogen and just dump all of it back in the ocean.

    Justin La PlanteJustin La Plante8 klukkustundum síðan
  • I miss being on submarines

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