why are carbon and carbon compounds used as fuel

Asked by shubhamshivtare11 | 31st Dec, 2018, 09:13: PM

Expert Answer:

  • Most of the carbon compounds give a lot of heat and light when burnt in air.
  • Saturated hydrocarbons burn with a clean flame and no smoke is produced.
  • The carbon compounds, used as a fuel, have high calorific values.
  • Therefore, carbon and its compounds are used as fuels for most applications.

Answered by Ramandeep | 1st Jan, 2019, 10:57: AM