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


  • Coal, LPG, Kerosene, Diesel, Petrol are fuels
  • LPG is a liquid fuel used in home for burning



Different Solid, Liquid and Gaseous Fuels


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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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 11 years and a teacher from the past 11 years. He teaches Science, Accounts and English at Teachoo