LESGO is a parallel pseudo-spectral large-eddy simulation code.

Citing LESGO

If you use LESGO, please cite the code appropriately. In addition to a citation to this website:

LESGO: A parallel pseudo-spectral large-eddy simulation code. https://lesgo.me.jhu.edu

include references to the relevant research articles. The articles that should be cited depend on the features used. See the list below to select the appropriate references for your use.

Subgrid scale models

Bou-Zeid E, Meneveau C, Parlange MB. “A scale-dependent Lagrangian dynamic model for large eddy simulation of complex turbulent flows.” Physics of Fluids 17 (2005). 025105.

Porté-Agel F, Meneveau C, Parlange MB. “A scale-dependent dynamic model for large eddy simulation: applications to a neutral atmospheric boundary layer.” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 415 (2000). 261-284.

Smagorinsky J. “General circulation experiments with the primitive equations: I. The basic experiment.” Monthly Weather Review 91 (1963). 99-164.

Wall models

Yang X, Sadique J, Mittal R, Meneveau C. “Integral wall model for large eddy simulations of wall-bounded turbulent flows”. Physics of Fluids 27 (2015). 025112.

Moeng CH. “A Large-Eddy-Simulation Model for the Study of Planetary Boundary-Layer Turbulence.” Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 41 (1984). 2052–2062.

Concurrent precursor method

Stevens RJAM, Graham J, Meneveau C. “A concurrent precursor inflow method for Large Eddy Simulations and applications to finite length wind farms.” Renewable Energy 68 (2014). 46-50.

Wind turbines: actuator disk model

Calaf M, Meneveau C, and Meyers J. “Large eddy simulation study of fully developed wind-turbine array boundary layers.Physics of Fluids 22 (2010). 015110.

Meyers J, Meneveau C. “Large eddy simulations of large wind-turbine arrays in the atmospheric boundary layer.50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2010. AIAA Paper No. 2010-827.

Wind turbines: actuator line model

Martínez-Tossas LA, Churchfield M, Meneveau C. “Large Eddy Simulation of wind turbine wakes: detailed comparisons of two codes focusing on effects of numerics and subgrid modeling.” Journal of Physics: Conference Series 625 (2015). 012024.

Martínez-Tossas LA, Stevens RJAM, Meneveau C. “Wind farm large-eddy simulations on very coarse grid resolutions using an actuator line model.” 34th Wind Energy Symposium (2016). San Diego, California. AIAA Paper No. 2016-1261.