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

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

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  • 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)

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  • "Lunar lander".....hahaha

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  • This was straight up mesmerizing.

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  • 👍

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  • Man... this aint your grandpa's sub...

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  • So the waste byproduct of the candle is salty rust?

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  • 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.

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  • I miss being on submarines

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  • Your videos are so great, especially when you interact with people at their daily jobs like this. Your genuine interesting in learning and fascination with the technology catch a lot of them off guard, they may think it's boring or no big deal but once they are in the video and see how much other people want to know they get excited too. Thank you Destin, for your channel and your personality.

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  • Everybody knows that submarines can surface every once in a while so everyone onboard can take another breath and hold it again.

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  • Then in theory you could track it by co2. What measures do they have against that? Or is that not realistic

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  • can i dub it and post in my channel?plz reply

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  • 8:12 Don't skip the meaty technical stuff! 😧

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  • I love how military personnel address people with 'sir' or 'ma'am'. I wish everybody in society was as polite, we could avoid so many problems if people just treat each other with respect.

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  • navy people are so different than the rest of the armed forces.

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  • This was way more complicated than I wanted it to be. All of these guys are sooo intelligent. Mad respect to them. Thank you for the excellent video.

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  • just put a plant and light, thank me later

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  • isn't cams just to detect fires ;) it is kinda to shutdown vents ... to stop fires and in a bad case get some people choking ... casualties like that are the worst I guess

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    • No.

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  • That’s cool i worked at an oil field Amine plant. We use it to remove H2S and CO2 out of the natural gas. I never knew that had one on a submarine. Crazy.

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  • I was surprised when the guy said about the solidified ash left behind "they call them clinkers, I don't know why" it's because sometimes when conditions are right in a wood stove some of the ash almost glassifies and the chunks clink in the bucket when you clean out the ash. Really cool, I've heard about oxygen candles but never saw one in action.

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  • The candle striker is a Nine inch nail? Metal.

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  • answering questions I didn't even think of; excellent channel!

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  • We do not breath oxygen but air , 78% nitrogen , 21% oxygen , 1% other gases. Medical oxygen, 99% oxygen, is however considered as a drug or pharmaceutical product .

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    • The nitrogen is already in the air. It’s not consumer and therefore doesn’t need replenishment.

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  • In the construction world it is a common thing for most people to say driving on frost causes it to freeze deeper into the ground. Would love to know if driving on it is the direct cause or if compaction of soil lowering the r value is the cause for it to go deeper?

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  • Think of the pre heater for the MEA as a progressive heater that allows the mixture to come up to temp faster.

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  • So many uses for 9 inch nails haha

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  • If I had to guess, the pre-heater before the MEA boiler is to heat the MEA faster so less energy can be used in the boiler section, which might also save time. Because the liquid is moving through the heated pipe section, they can make use of convection and not have to wait on the convection flow within the tank.

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  • Class Delta Fire.. Makes its own oxygen.. burns underwater.. Yeah it's .. neigh impossible to really put those out.

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  • yo ! could I get one of those in my apt please ! this is here to show rich people how to oxygenate their bunkers just. before they nuke us. nice.

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  • Thanks for the information I always thought subs had an iron lung

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  • Pay close attention. Dow is the smartest guy on the ship.

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  • (15:00) Nuclear Sub's can't run without 9 inch nails? EXCELLENT ! *diddleedoodiddleedoodiddleedoo!

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  • Giving away our secrets

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  • So how do they get rid of hydrogen gas?

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  • Destin is for sure a spy.

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  • Not sure why I'm here. I was just moved to working on nuclear subs in the shipyard, why am I looking at them when I'm home. :o I blame your sultry, excited-to-learn voice, Destin.

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  • its crazy that those candles were used in WW2 u-boats and im assuming other subs and its still used today, wild.

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  • It's called a clinker because The word was passed on from UK submariners - original clinker bricks are bricks of clay made kinda shiny brittle and/or vitrified during a firing that exposes the brick to very excessive heat. Real/actual building clinkers are/were commonly used in the UK for building homes, to add historic looking appeal. People still use them to build homes that they want that certain aesthetic - it (more) often does from people using reclaimed clinkers now, as they aren't made very often anymore..... Phew, that's probably a bit too much info. But there you go, in short: a clinker is just a brick exposed to very very high heat.

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  • So why don't they use a couple plants and shine some light on them? They tried it in a russian closed atmospherics experiment and the problem was the plants grew and quickly produced too much O2, causing a fire hazard, so they had to start burning plants to remove some of the excess O2. But with some good controls and experienced operators it should be perfectly feasible.

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  • Can’t you just take the oxygen from the water

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    • There is not enough gaseous oxygen just dissolve in the liquid water to replenish the oxygen in the air.

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  • Why is this a half-hour long video

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  • Dow doesn't seem to like talking much... Getting info from him is almost akin to pulling teeth!

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  • i noticed you seemed a bit confused as to why the mea system used a preheater. I am fairly certain it has to do with gas retention. Hotter liquids retain less gasses than cooler ones.

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  • "Why don't subs run out of air" 😳😳😳😳😳😳😳😳😳😳😳

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  • Go navy

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  • I have a better idea. Long tube. You’re welcome

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  • Dow is from Southern Ohio. That part of the world seems to have very little annunciation. I work in that area quite a bit and it takes a good deal of time to pick out the dialect. I hear what he is saying as words but cannot discern where one word starts and ends. Dustin says "say it slower"..."no slower" and you still cannot pick it wicked smaaaart kid though

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  • Better living thru chemistry

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  • I always like your videos!

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  • And just a few years a go a Submariner went to prison for taking a few unclassified photos.

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    • These videos are reviewed, vetted and released. Therefore, authorized.

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    • Steve, you have a good point. The Sailor should be pardoned.

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  • Finally another video from this series. Cool stuff :)

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  • You got to go on a an operation sub. Way cool.

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  • I can't even imagine a submarine crew with only women. I can't imagine how they would live in there for months, they would go crazy I think. Because there is no social aspect to this life, its just wake up do your practical job, repeat. I might be wrong of course

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  • Prediction before I watch the video: starting with H2O2 and breaking it down to H20 and O2. Edit: I didn't think of electrolysis, and I didn't even know oxygen candles existed.

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  • Honors to the Navy Sub Guys! Thanks.

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  • How long can you use the water to produce oxygen? What is done with the water afterwards.

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    • The water doesn’t exist afterwards. We get O2 and H2 gasses and discharge the H2 overboard.

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  • clinker is term of making coke :or stony matter fused together, great video

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  • did anyone else catch to pause blooper near the end at 27:27 - 27:29 watch the rocket over his shoulder at top right , can tell he paused, one of a few spots i noticed

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  • Thank you for the detailed subtitles! Lip reading can be extremely difficult in changing lighting conditions.

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  • I met a woman in college that worked on a submarine. She was a hoot to be around & the class loved her. When we all met, someone asked why she came to a community college. She said "I like the people, I like learning & it's really affordable."

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  • Wow they use Nine Inch Nails to light candles when they're low on oxygen. Metal AF.

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  • 22:33 Seriously, nobody is talking about that perfect pour? The bubbles man.

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  • Clinker is probably a reference to the slag you get when turning ore into metal.

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  • I bet you those are called clinkers because they are similar to the clinkers blacksmiths make when burning coke or coal as fuel in a forge. They look so much like giant cylindrical versions of the clinkers that come from forges.

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  • CAMS tech knowledge: CAMS runs by mass spectrometry and infrared absorption, the best way to explain it is like a coin sorter.

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  • 2:49 That's what the c in cams stand for...

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  • So we really need to light the candles because we are getting low on oxygen. *continues to interview*

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  • i'd love to see a video about submarine communications. Radio and wireless in the water. You could make a video about that

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  • A little over emphasis on breathing out CO2 at the beginning. Still 16% of exhaled air is O2 vs inhaled of 21%

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  • Were running low on oxygen we gotta burn this candle Dustin: Oh hey can I interview you guys for a sec

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  • As someone who has never served, I love that "politeness" is part of their training, they are just so friendly it's awesome ::)

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  • I think the "preheating function" is just a heat exchanger with the output of the boiler stripper. Take the energy out of the lean MEA to better condense it and put in the rich MEA that you're about to boil. Save some time, save some energy loss.

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  • You have such great energy. Love all you do!

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  • Chlorine gas. "Carl that kills people."

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  • As hvac mechanics we use a similar leak finder but much more handheld version

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  • Now why don't people apply this type of technology to help climate change? If this works in enclosed area's, use it for factories, filters in vents etc....

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