Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot

Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot (French: [kaʁno]; 1 Juin 1796 – 24 August 1832) wis a French militar ingineer an pheesicist, eften described as the "faither o thermodynamics".

Sadi Carnot
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Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot in 1813 at age o 17 in the tradeetional uniform o a student o the École Polytechnique
Born1 Juin 1796(1796-06-01)
Palais du Petit-Luxembourg, Paris, Fraunce
Died24 August 1832 (age 36)
Paris, Fraunce
Alma materÉcole Polytechnique
fr [École royale du génie de Mézières; École Royale du Génie]
Varsity o Paris
Collège de France
Kent forCarnot cycle
Carnot efficiency
Carnot theorem
Carnot heit ingine
Scientific career
FieldsPheesicist an ingineer
InstitutionsFrench airmy
Academic advisorsSiméon Denis Poisson
André-Marie Ampère
François Arago
InfluencedÉmile Clapeyron
Rudolf Clausius
Lord Kelvin
He wis the brither o Hippolyte Carnot, his faither wis the mathematician Lazare Carnot, an his nephews war Marie François Sadi Carnot an Marie Adolphe Carnot.