Eugenio Barsanti

Eugenio Barsanti

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Father Eugenio Barsanti (12 October 1821 - 19 April 1864), also named Nicol, was an Italian engineer, who invented a form of the internal combustion engine. It is not known whether he was the first to develop such an engine, as the patent request in question has been lost. Barsanti was born in Pietrasanta, Tuscany. Lean and low of stature, he studied in a religious scientific oriented institute near Lucca, in Tuscany, and became a novitiate in Florence in 1838 of the Piarist Fathers or Scolopi, who were known for their opening to scientific study. In 1841 Barsanti began teaching in the Collegio San Michele, situated in Volterra. Here, during a lecture describing the explosion of mixed Hydrogen and air, he realised the potential for using the energy of the expansion of combusting gases within a motor.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135897721
  • 9786135897722