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Dr Cheslav Balash

Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5265, Email: c.balash@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO5.244
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5265
Email: c.balash@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO5.244  

 

Cheslav is a Lecturer in Maritime Engineering in the School of Engineering.

Current Teaching

  • ENS1101 - Engineering Mechanics
  • ENS1154 - Introduction to Engineering
  • ENS2102 - Hydrostatics
  • ENS2180 - Offshore Science and Engineering

Professional Associations

  • Engineers Australia, Professional Engineer Member (MIEAust)
  • The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Member (MRINA)

Research Areas and Interests

Maritime engineering and hydrodynamics including:

  • Floating and deepwater structures;
  • Risers and mooring systems;
  • Offshore aquaculture structures;
  • Fishing gear technologies;
  • Naval Architecture: ship design;
  • Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV).

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Tasmania, 2012.
  • Master of Engineering, Canada, 2008.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Balash, C., Sterling, D., Broadhurst, MK., (2016), Progressively evaluating a penaeid W trawl to improve eco-efficiency. Fisheries Research, 181(2016), 148-154, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.fishres.2016.04.011.
  • Balash, C., Sterling, D., Binns, J., Thomas, G., Bose, N., (2016), Drag characterisation of prawn-trawl bodies. Ocean Engineering, 113(2016), 18-23, Elsevier Ltd, DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2015.12.034.
  • Johnson, A., Balash, C., (2015), Experimental modelling of transverse oscillations in aquaculture netting parallel to the flow?Sounds baffling. China Ocean Engineering, 29(3), 391-400, Springer Verlag, DOI: 10.1007/s13344-015-0027-x.
  • Balash, C., Sterling, D., Binns, J., Thomas, G., Bose, N., (2015), The 'W' prawn-trawl with emphasised drag-force transfer to its centre line to reduce overall system drag. PLoS One, 10(3), e0119622, United States, Public Library of Science, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119622.
  • Balash, C., Sterling, D., Lustica, M., Broadhurst, MK., (2015), Twist-and-camber effects on the performance of simple hydro-sails for efficiently spreading penaeid trawls. Ocean Engineering, 109(15 November 2015), 161-168, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2015.08.065.
  • Balash, C., Sterling, D., Binns, J., Thomas, G., Bose, N., (2015), The effect of mesh orientation on netting drag and its application to innovative prawn trawl design. Fisheries Research, 164(April 01, 2015), 206-213, Netherlands, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.fishres.2014.11.018.
  • Hill, J., Laycock, S., Chai, S., Balash, C., Morand, H., (2014), Hydrodynamic loads and response of a Mid Water Arch structure. Ocean Engineering, 83(2014), 76-86, Elsevier BV, DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2014.02.032.

Conference Publications

  • Calvert, SJ., Balash, C., Chai, S., Izarn, C., Morand, H., (2015), Effects of buoyancy modules geometry on hydro-elastic and hydrodynamic performance of a steep wave riser in steady current. Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - OMAE, 5A(May 31-June 5), V05AT04A037, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, DOI: 10.1115/OMAE2015-41336.
  • Balash, C., Sterling, D., Broadhurst, M., Dubois, A., Behrel, M., (2015), Hydrodynamic evaluation of a generic sail used in an innovative prawn-trawl otter board. Proceedings of the 34 th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - OMAE, 6(May 31-June 5), V006T05A003-V006T05A003, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, DOI: 10.1115/OMAE2015-41335.
  • Ruskin, A., Tahana, Z., Chai, S., Balash, C., Morand, H., Izarn, C., (2014), On the effects of bending stiffness for flexible riser model tests. Proceedings of the ASME 2014 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, 1-8, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, DOI: 10.1115/OMAE2014-23423.
  • Balash, C., Bose, N., Binns, J., Sterling, D., (2012), High porosity net drag at a low angle of attack in application to a representative prawn trawl. Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore and Arctic Engineering, 7(1-6 July 2012), 1-6, DOI: 10.1115/OMAE2012-83083.
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