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Who Invented Thermodynamics?

Biography of Sadi Carno t: (An inspiration for every mechanical engineering student) The applications of the laws of thermodynamics has led to the discovery of important machines like automobile, ships, airplanes , refrigerator, air-conditioner, etc. A young man, Nicholas Leonard Sadi Carnot of 36 years of age is considered to be the father of thermodynamics. It is emotional for many of us to know that inventor of an important field of thermodynamics was a boyish scientist who died at the young age of a mere 36 years. Sadi Carnot is a shining example for the young generation for it was his hard work and inventions which has lead to the design, developments and manufacture of present day automobiles. Personally, when I remember the contributions of this boy, I get goosebumps. Had he lived little longer, I’m sure he would have been involved in many greater inventions. Though lots of research has been carried out in the field of thermodynamics, the works of Sadi Carnot are considered