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Table 1 Numerical results of power law coefficients in scalings of different parameters with Ra, aspect ration a , and Frank-Kamenetskii parameter θ

From: Towards scaling laws for subduction initiation on terrestrial planets: constraints from two-dimensional steady-state convection simulations

Parameter c in 10 c Ra a θ
Nu 0.23 ± 0.07 0.24 ± 0.01 -0.17 ± 0.03 -1.17 ± 0.05
Δ T rh /Δ T 0.25 ± 0.17 0.010 ± 0.02 0.39 ± 0.08 -0.84 ± 0.12
δ 0/d -0.26 ± 0.10 -0.22 ± 0.01 0.27 ± 0.04 1.12 ± 0.06
δ lid/d -0.74 ± 0.06 -0.23 ± 0.01 0.12 ± 0.03 1.44 ± 0.04
δ lid,max/d -0.62 ± 0.07 -0.19 ± 0.01 0.33 ± 0.03 1.26 ± 0.05
δ rh/d 0.02 ± 0.33 -0.20 ± 0.04 0.60 ± 0.15 0.34 ± 0.21
Lid slope -0.98 ± 0.13 -0.07 ± 0.02 0.14 ± 0.06 0.63 ± 0.09
τ lid 0.36 ± 0.21 0.68 ± 0.03 0.92 ± 0.09 -0.15 ± 0.13
τ y,c r 0.40 ± 0.22 1.09 ± 0.03 1.67 ± 0.10 -1.49 ± 0.14
τ y,c r 2.34 ± 0.32 1.34 ±0.04 1.45 ± 0.14 -3.47 ± 0.21
  1. Δ T rh /Δ T and τ lid taken at mid-width.