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


LESGO has been used in dozens of scientific articles, including:

Shapiro C, Bauweraerts P, Meyers J, Meneveau C, Gayme DF. “Model-based receding horizon control of wind farms for secondary frequency regulation.” Wind Energy 20 (2017). 1261–1275.

Howland MF, Bossuyt J, Martínez-Tossas LA, Meyers J, Meneveau C. “Wake Structure of Wind Turbines in Yaw under Uniform Inflow Conditions.” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 8 (2016). 043301.

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.

Stevens RJAM, Gayme DF, Meneveau C. “Generalized coupled wake boundary layer model: Applications and comparisons with field and LES data for two real wind-farm.” Wind Energy 19 (2016). 2023-2040.

Stevens RJAM, Gayme DF, Meneveau C. “Effects of turbine spacing on the power output of extended wind-farms.” Wind Energy 19 (2016). 359-370.

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.

VerHulst C, Meneveau C. “Altering kinetic energy entrainment in LES of large wind farms using unconventional wind turbine actuator forcing.” Energies 8 (2015). 370-386.

Bretheim JU, Meneveau C, Gayme DF. “Standard logarithmic mean velocity distribution in a band-limited restricted nonlinear model of turbulent flow in a half-channel.” Physics of Fluids 27 (2015). 011702.

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.

Stevens RJAM, Meneveau C. “Temporal structure of aggregate power fluctuations in large-eddy simulations of extended wind-farms.” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 6 (2014). 0431002.

Stevens RJAM, Gayme DF, Meneveau C. “Large Eddy Simulation studies of the effects of alignment and wind farm length.” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 6 (2014). 023105.

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.

Graham J, Meneveau C. “Modeling turbulent flow over fractal trees using Renormalized Numerical Simulation: Alternate formulations and numerical experiments.” Physics of Fluids 24 (2012). 125105.

Anderson W, Passalacqua P, Porté-Agel R, Meneveau C. “Large-eddy simulation of atmospheric boundary layer flow over fluvial-like landscapes using a dynamic roughness model.” Boundary Layer Meteorology 144 (2012). 263-286.

Anderson W, Meneveau C. “Dynamic roughness model for large-eddy simulation of turbulent flow over multiscale, fractal-like rough surfaces.” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 679 (2011). 288-314.

Anderson W, Meneveau C. “A large-eddy simulation model for boundary layer flow over surfaces with horizontally resolved but vertically unresolved roughness elements.” Boundary Layer Meteorology 137 (2010). 397-415.

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, (2010). Orlando, FL. AIAA Paper No. 2010-827.

Tseng YH, Meneveau C, Parlange MB. “Modeling flow around bluff bodies and urban dispersion using large eddy simulation.” (2006), Environmental Science & Technology 40 (2006). 2653-2662.

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.