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Table 2.

Notations and variables adopted in this work.

Parameter Notation Unit
Rotation period P days
Angular frequency of rotation rad s−1
Rotation velocity υrot = ΩR km s−1
Mass M g
Mass of CE (a) Menv g
Radius at the bottom of CE (a) Renv cm

Orbital period Ppl days
Semi-major axis of the orbit a AU
Initial semi-major axis a0 AU
Planetary revolution rate n 1 s−1
Mass Mpl g



CE denotes the convective envelope.

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