The substance which undergoes combustion is called combustible substance

In simple words-

Substance which can burn in air is called combustible substance


LPG, Kerosene 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


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

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.