The material which are burned to produce heat energy are called Fuels

In simple words-

Substance which can burn in air is called combustible substance

Example

Coal, LPG, Kerosene, Diesel, Petrol are fuels

LPG is a liquid fuel used in home for burning

 

 

Different Solid, Liquid and Gaseous Fuels

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All fuels produce heat on burning, but how do we choose which one is better?

Some fuels burn more heat than other fuels. It is found by Calorific Value of Fuel

 

 

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 6 Class 8 - Combustion And Flame

Transcript

Different Fuels Solid Example Coal Cow Dung Cake Wood Liquid Example Petrol Diesel Kerosene Gas Example Natural Gas Hydrogen Biogas

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