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

21.02.2021 г.
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    SmarterEveryDaySmarterEveryDayпреди 6 дни
    • @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.

      Stan ErvinStan Ervinпреди 3 часа
    • How many candles do these subs carry?

      Chip ElliottChip Elliottпреди 5 часа
    • @Brett Moore I know about the submarine o2 but how about the iss? Have your tried a search engine? Tell an person an answer they will ask simple questions on and on! Teach a person to use a search engine then you dont have to waste time reading simple questions that can be answered with a search engine!

      Dan Quayles ITS SPELT POTATOE!Dan Quayles ITS SPELT POTATOE!преди 6 часа
    • @Stan Ervin Simple answer. The Chinese actually tried this exact experiment on the dark side of the moon in recent years with complete failure. Other similar experiments are being done on the space station with some success, but sunlight is still necessary. Some micro organisms were tested with success, but that information is apparently not available to the public. The idea is reasonable until put into reality. All known oxygen producing plant life (including algae) sufficient for human breathing require some form of sunlight in their photosynthetic process for oxygen to be produced. Submarines have been in existence since the Civil war, if there was a way to utilize plants in some form or other I'm sure the scientific community would be celebrating it right now. The Mars missions depend on such a discovery. There are multiple test facilities around the world challenging people to survive in the most inhospitable environments in preparation for the Mars missions and oxygen generation is the number one priority, water is second, and food, survivability along with many other situations follow in priority after that. In this instance there is overwhelming evidence in the proof of concept phase to eliminate that particular possibility, at least for now. I agree that there is always new information developing and the idea is absolutely reasonable to continue research because perhaps someone will indeed discover the missing ingredient. I actually grow, propagate, graft, and merge different species of plants and trees. Trying to maintain these plants in their optimal environment is challenging enough, imagine the types of modification required to sustain them without those systems. I am sure some of those modifications are probably happening on the station. The purpose is to go beyond the information we already have and explore new possibilities. I think the plant and algae ideas have huge merit; however, there are significant setbacks because with reduced sunlight oxygen production is reduced and toxicity is increased. The unknown is where the real possibilities are just waiting to be discovered.

      Gw BuilderGw Builderпреди 7 часа
    • @Dster That was the first thing I thought; hydrogen probes on your vessel will tell you where hidden submarines are.

      Dr. Lex WinterDr. Lex Winterпреди 8 часа
  • @smartereveryday Is this the same candle/chemistry that’s in the EPOS and/or “Dixie cups” on airplanes?

    wolfpackflyboywolfpackflyboyпреди 3 часа
  • I am smartly dumb.

    the Yesinatorthe Yesinatorпреди 3 часа
  • I wonder is this method are also use at aircraft in mission that flying at nuclear warfare such as E-4 Airborne Command Post or WC-135 Constant Phoenix.....?

    Maherda EkanandaMaherda Ekanandaпреди 3 часа
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    ideally CHICideally CHICпреди 3 часа
  • Brilliant info. Who knew if you've not been a submariner. No trolling intended, all due respect to PO2 Dow and Destin. 1) PO Dow, please articulate when interviewed. Your service and knowledge are greatly appreciated. 2) Desitn please coach your interviewee.

    ScottNJScottNJпреди 4 часа
  • ahh yes... imagine if we had upgraded nuclear tech instead of abandoning it all these decades... fascinating stuff.

    SaintraftSaintraftпреди 4 часа
  • They mastered the production task of O2 to last very long, but not infinate, which is why they surface eventually. This kind of 'Oxygen'nizing'(to nick name it) still renders in excise of carbon build up stored away, which could be combined with other elements, like say hydrogen to conjure food as carbohydrates, so on a planet like Mars, these resource are not to limited, depending where you are or how long you must be there, if humans ever master pure artifical production of atmospher, they wouldn't need a planetary realms to survive.

    Ck digital The Q of 6thCk digital The Q of 6thпреди 4 часа
  • I'm an ex A-ganger on an 688I boat. This exact boat type he visited. Awesome memories

    Eric StarlingEric Starlingпреди 4 часа
  • Does it really take 30mins to explain this?

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  • Plz make a reverse osmosis video

    Little69Little69преди 5 часа
  • shocking lack of comments on Princess Boopersnoot.

    J Alexander BillJ Alexander Billпреди 5 часа
  • Kink is pretty much Dutch for 'brick'. It's the residue ash from burning, hardening into a ... brick.

    goguhugoguhuпреди 5 часа
  • I used to build the HEX power supplies that run the oxygen generating equipment in the Ohio class. Small company called Treadwell had that contract and they outsourced most of the work to other contractors, we got a lot of that work for 30 years.

    Bernie LomaxBernie Lomaxпреди 5 часа
  • I cringed a bit when you said "filtered by reverse osmosis". We in the membrane community usually refers to filtration as anything mechanically separated, ultrafiltration is the cutoff for mechanical filtration, anything with smaller pores/molecular void spaces like nanofiltration and osmotic processes we call membrane separation. It can be a bit confusing since "nanofiltration" has the word filter in the name.

    Caesar OngCaesar Ongпреди 5 часа
  • Ask someone what happens if there is a leak on a nuclear sub. I'd bet the farm they would have a more intelligent answer than "well then we would have a leak". Thanks don petit. Sorry but you mentioned the lunar lander and i remembered when you asked Don about a leak in a space situation.

    Logan CookLogan Cookпреди 5 часа
  • I bet with the body odor, facts, bad breath it must smell terrible Inside after months

    Chuck WhitsonChuck Whitsonпреди 6 часа
    • It smells terrible the minute you board.

      Grampy MeyerGrampy Meyerпреди 5 часа
  • Everyone knows people on subs take shallow breaths thats why....geeesh

    Woody WangWoody Wangпреди 6 часа
  • Salam dari Indonesia

    RAFIS03 GAMINGRAFIS03 GAMINGпреди 6 часа
  • Really great video brother 💗💗💗💗💗💐💐💐💐💐💐Always God is with you 💐💐💐💐 ஓம் நமசிவாயம் ஓம் நமசிவாயம் ஓம் நமசிவாயம் ஓம் நமசிவாயம்

    Mahesh BabuMahesh Babuпреди 6 часа
  • Indonesia

    RAFIS03 GAMINGRAFIS03 GAMINGпреди 6 часа
  • Halo

    RAFIS03 GAMINGRAFIS03 GAMINGпреди 6 часа
  • These ships literally have a natural gas plant on board. Amine towers, scrubbers, conditioners, yikes. Those things are jammed packed.

    RevtuneRevtuneпреди 6 часа
  • 21:35 how many pens does he has to carry?

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  • I saw carbon dioxide kill co2 on cams and vent

    Dilan SinghDilan Singhпреди 6 часа
  • Loved all this information and the candles that’s cool never knew about the candles but everything else expected knew about and keep on with the education much appreciate it and it’s always good to refresh your memory on things that way you can never forget

    The chaos systemThe chaos systemпреди 6 часа
  • 20:33 look like an outline of a whale to his right..

    Darren SwailsDarren Swailsпреди 6 часа
  • clinkers because of cement

    André LuzAndré Luzпреди 6 часа
  • Thanks for helping me with my fish checkout 👍

    Shawn WilsonShawn Wilsonпреди 6 часа
  • We use sniffers in the oil and gas industry to find gas leaks and other harmful gasses such as H2S and explosive gasses.

    RevtuneRevtuneпреди 6 часа
  • Topic Suggestion!!! "Military MRE" how is made, what is the science behind the calories to an actual soldier is using (carring guns, ammo, supplies)

    newbiekunchannelnewbiekunchannelпреди 6 часа
  • Cold liquids tend to absorb (for lack of a better term) gasses more readily than warm liquids. This explains why cold amine is sprayed, compressed...etc.

    EddieEddieпреди 7 часа
  • To preface this I don't work on a submarine but I have ran amine units. Usually the exchanger to heat up the rich amine before the stripper is exchanging heat with the hot lean amine to cool it before meeting up with the gas, in this case the air. Lean amine usually works best when its somewhere around 15 degrees warmer than the gas it is coming into contact with.

    KodyKKKodyKKпреди 7 часа
  • Brilliant and detailed explanation of all the processes. I thought it was much more simple, and I had no idea they had to use oxygen candles and have a controlled metal fire onboard the sub, YIKES!!! Amazing solution but it seems so brute force when operating beside a nuclear reactor!

    Jay PattersonJay Pattersonпреди 7 часа
  • today we become smarter with dustin

    UShaikh1UShaikh1преди 7 часа
  • That kid is so smart! What a nice lad

    Chucky CheeseChucky Cheeseпреди 7 часа
  • So that’s how pavel stays down there so lomg

    Jay PlayzJay Playzпреди 7 часа
  • But where do they get the nitrogen from?

    Ziffer777Ziffer777преди 7 часа
  • Do oxygen with baking soda right?

    Jason LinJason Linпреди 7 часа
  • Why wouldn't they be using the co2 as source of power

    Josh KellerJosh Kellerпреди 7 часа

    ĶĮŁĽŔ-X / X-ÇŁÅŇĶĮŁĽŔ-X / X-ÇŁÅŇпреди 8 часа
  • Bill Gates says cow farts and submarines cause global warming.

    bleustravellerbleustravellerпреди 8 часа
  • So, they just store it as a solid chemical compound that allows them to release it as a gas when needed.

    JuJu BJuJu Bпреди 8 часа
  • Carbon scrubbers like in bubble less tanks in diving

    Bryan DukeBryan Dukeпреди 8 часа
  • Sir we're going to need you to get back these candles get extremely hot. Destin: *gets closer*

    jeremyjeremyпреди 8 часа
  • This was fascinating and educational. Thanks Destin!

    Erick TunErick Tunпреди 8 часа
  • Among us players:„cams”

    viktor gregovicviktor gregovicпреди 8 часа
  • Who downvotes a video like this? 😂 awesome stuff.

    cam261cam261преди 8 часа
  • So the burning a candle gives you oxygen and salty rust? Or is it rusty salt? That is so cool!

    Donkey Kong PEZ DispenserDonkey Kong PEZ Dispenserпреди 8 часа
  • I expected one of the methods would be to put some of the compressed air from high pressure tanks, put that through a pressure regulator and release inside the submarine, then use a compressor to pump excess air outside.

    1Maklak1Maklakпреди 8 часа
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    Dj johnsonDj johnsonпреди 8 часа
  • Destin are those essentially like Thermite (or deep-sea welding) Candles? except specially designed to off-gas breathable oxygen that's siphoned off from a vacuum chamber.

    RoaryRoaryпреди 8 часа
  • "Soviet spy gets intelligence on US sub" circa 1969

    GodOfCowsGodOfCowsпреди 8 часа
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    Craig SimpsonCraig Simpsonпреди 8 часа
  • in other words MEA means the submarine farts co2

    Chop LabalagunChop Labalagunпреди 8 часа
  • Petty officer Dow knows his stuff. Bump him up a pay grade 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

    Ronald LeifurRonald Leifurпреди 9 часа
  • Im so glad I chose to watch this instead of another automotive video! Love Smarter!

    Juggla LeeJuggla Leeпреди 9 часа
  • Thumbnail: "Why don't Subs run out of air?" Inappropriate Me: "Uhhhh-"

    Con TextCon Textпреди 9 часа
    • Oh my god

      ASI ASIASI ASIпреди 7 часа
  • Who hasn't made an oxygen candle for fun? C'mon! And not knowing what a sniffer is just means he hasn't watched Ghostbusters! D: Or Das Boot for that matter! Shameful! That's now his homework for the day.

    Dr. Lex WinterDr. Lex Winterпреди 9 часа
  • This is cool! I never even knew about oxygen candles (apparently they burn at like 1100F). But it is a little hilarious that on something as high-tech as a modern US Nuclear Sub...they use 9-in nails to help keep everyone alive. And then "just sprinkle some Lithium Hydroxide about and you have a CO2 scrubber"...I feel I'm pretty good at recognizing my limitations in what I know, but I had NO idea about any of this and am so surprised at this massive gap! So cool!

    Eric SellEric Sellпреди 9 часа
  • Not nuclear science but it's submarine science

    Rushi MithagareRushi Mithagareпреди 9 часа
  • 4:29 hi there, phil swift with flextape!!! the super strong air proof tape *slap*

    just_a_guyjust_a_guyпреди 9 часа
  • Graphite and Urea works better than Stainless steel and KOH

    David ProckDavid Prockпреди 9 часа
  • I love how Dustin just skips over the huge Tetrafluoroethane leak they've got going on. :P

    Dr. Lex WinterDr. Lex Winterпреди 9 часа
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    Lucas PanLucas Panпреди 9 часа
  • I've been loving this series!!! Great job, Destin!

    LynxProdLynxProdпреди 9 часа
  • When you already know the answer but have to watch the video so BGbuild will stop recommending it in your next list every second of every day for weeks. .___.

    Dr. Lex WinterDr. Lex Winterпреди 9 часа
  • what do when run out of candles?

    stoner420stoner420преди 9 часа
  • I'm suppressed oxygen candles are lighter and/or more efficient than just having extra oxygen tanks on board.

    Gnome ChomskyGnome Chomskyпреди 9 часа
  • 4:55 that guy looks like a blooper

    HugoDaBozzHugoDaBozzпреди 10 часа
  • Do they have beans on the menu?

    Alan WingeAlan Wingeпреди 10 часа
  • Is that Dow guy speaking English? He seems to be missing words out

    LynxEngLynxEngпреди 10 часа
  • Can someone give me a tldr answer plz

    hn4200hn4200преди 10 часа
  • Spoiler: Subs don’t run out of air because you remove your hand from covering their mouth before they pass out.

    frodevfrodevпреди 10 часа
  • How this man got clearance to take video aboard a working United States Navy SSN/SSBN is beyond me

    Parzival1780Parzival1780преди 10 часа
  • I liked this vid up until the advert for Raycon. (I still gave it a thumbs up.) The "Ray" in Raycon is for Ray J. Yes, that Ray J. He is one of the reasons why you can experience the Kardashians today.

    Iam SamIam Samпреди 10 часа
  • I expected plants to be down their

    Dockboy 2007Dockboy 2007преди 10 часа
  • This sounds like a npc talking to another npc...

    Jassimca2 XdJassimca2 Xdпреди 10 часа
  • "Destin- The coolest russian spy ever lived", Imagine this to be true in several years

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    tom joetom joeпреди 10 часа
  • 9:00 you just gave the recipe to create Chlorine gas wich i s i s used to kill Kurdish forces.

    Alan BendiAlan Bendiпреди 10 часа
  • r134a = 7 :)

    pingvinacpingvinacпреди 10 часа
  • Where can I get one of these candles?

    ramp agent 92ramp agent 92преди 10 часа
  • Clinker : is from Dutch, and was originally used in English to describe Clinker bricks .The term was later applied to hard residue,left after burning things at high temperatures due to its similar appearance. Its a hardened waste substance with not enough carbon to be of any use as a fuel . it was sometimes used for pavement. So their spent candles might make handy garden edging 😉 . thats my unsolicited 2cents 😶

    MSFMSFпреди 10 часа
  • That bald dude can't help photobombing and it's killing me. lol

    Tim KimmelTim Kimmelпреди 10 часа
  • What type of submarine is it? It looks kinda old.

    Łukasz TokarskiŁukasz Tokarskiпреди 11 часа
  • Oh man, I dunno about you, but I would LOVE being in the middle of an R34 leak. Er... in assuming that means "Rule 34", right? (Oh wait, it's called R134.)

    nick fifteennick fifteenпреди 11 часа
  • im sure the answer to this ? is its classified, but im wondering what the numbers mean on the CAMS? maybe parts per million?

    Adam ArmstrongAdam Armstrongпреди 11 часа
  • Hey I knew chapman, served with him!

    Absolute TerritoryAbsolute Territoryпреди 11 часа
  • wonder if dustin has ever been featured on r/13or30

    Adam ArmstrongAdam Armstrongпреди 11 часа
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    Ryder ScheerenRyder Scheerenпреди 11 часа
  • One of the questions i never asked my brother when he was on a nuclear sub lol, thats really cool though its working kinda how i thought it would possibly work.

    Wade EppersonWade Eppersonпреди 11 часа
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    Vincent PangVincent Pangпреди 11 часа
  • But how do you get the body odor out?

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    Dingle BerryDingle Berryпреди 11 часа
  • Dustin, there's another important gas removal system on the subs you didn't cover which is carbon-monoxide removal from the boat's atmosphere. Also, we always described the amine smell as a very strong fish smell.

    Dwight HostetterDwight Hostetterпреди 11 часа
  • I hope there's more coming in this series. It's totally fascinating

    Hoagie27Hoagie27преди 11 часа
  • A very interesting system. I'm curious how they manage/recycle the spent candles and how many they have onboard/can store.

    eSSentialplayseSSentialplaysпреди 11 часа
  • Get plant and make them eat the carbon monoxide and they’ll provide them more oxigen

    Chalol MezaChalol Mezaпреди 11 часа