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Table 2:

Values for the parameters (other than grain mass) used in the modelling. $T_{\rm lim}$ is the temperature at which fragmentation occurs, $T_{\rm boil}$ the boiling point of the grains, $C_{\rm p}$ the specific heat, Mmass the molar mass, and Thermal Cond the thermal conductivity of the bulk meteoroid (Meteor ELSL11).
Density Heat of ablation $T_{\rm lim}$ $T_{\rm boil}$ $C_{\rm p}$ Mmass Thermal Cond
(kg m-3) (J kg-1) (K) (K) (J/kg K) (amu) (W/m K)
500 2 E6 900 1500 800 20 0.2
1000 4 E6 1200 1700 1000 30 0.5
2000 5 E6 1350 1800 1200 36 0.7
4000 7 E 6 1600 2000     1.0

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