Nikolaus Otto ,Inventor of The Internal Combustion Engine From Germany

Nikolaus Otto

Nikolaus August Otto (June 14, 1832 - 28 January 1891) is the inventor of the internal combustion engine of German origin. As a young man he began experimenting with gas engines and in 1864 took part with two friends to form his own company. The company was named after N. A. Otto & Cie., Which is the first company to produce internal combustion engines. The company still exists today under the name Deutz AG.

His first atmospheric engine was completed in May 1867. 5 years later he was followed by Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach and together they created the idea of ​​four-stroke cycle or Otto cycle.
First made in 1876, it was a movement up or down on the piston cylinder. Otto made ​​a patent does not apply in 1886 when it was discovered that another inventor, Alphonse Beau de Rochas, has made the principle of rotation 4 was published in a leaflet alone. According to the study of recent history, Italian inventors Eugenio Barsanti and Felice Matteucci patented the first version of the efficient work of the internal combustion engine in 1854 in London (patent number 1072). Otto engine in many ways the least inspired of the discovery.

Leave a Reply