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Advantages and disadvantages of
Various fuels
Solid fuels
Advantages of solid fuels :
They are convenient to store with out any risk of spontaneous explosion Their cost of
production is cheap
They are easy to transport
Disadvantages of solid fuels:
Their ash content is high
Large space is required for storage
Their cost of handling is high
Liquid fuels
Advantage of liquid fuels
Handling during transportation is easy
Storage space is required is small
Fuels do not deteriorate during storage.
Disadvantages of liquid fuels
Greater chances of fire hazards
They give bad odour
Costly special storage tank is needed
Gaseous fuels
Advantages of gaseous fuels
They can be easily conveyed through pipelines
It can be lighted at moments notice
Disadvantages of gaseous fuels
Highly inflammable .
Very large storage tanks are needed.
It is Costly
Natural sources of gaseous fuels are fewer than those of solid and liquid fuels
Abhiram Anil AS

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Assignment Advantages and disadvantages of Various fuels Solid fuels Advantages of solid fuels : • They are convenient to store with out any risk of spontaneous explosion • Their cost of production is cheap • They are easy to transport Disadvantages of solid fuels: • • • Their ash content is high Large space is required for storage Their cost of handling is high Liquid fuels Advantage of liquid fuels • Handling during transportation is easy • Storage space is required is small • Fuels do not deteriorate during storage. Disadvantages of liquid fuels • Greater chances of fire hazards • They give bad odour • Costly special storage tank is needed Gaseous fuels Advantages of gaseous fuels • They can be easily conveyed through pipelines • It can be lighted at moments notice Disadvantages of gaseous fuels • Highly inflammable . • Very large storage tanks are needed. • It is Costly • Natural sources of gaseous fuels are fewer than those of solid and liquid fuels Abhiram Anil AS Name: Description: ...
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