ID 1319


Effects of Z-Pins Reinforcement on Interlaminar Mode I Delamination



Hong-Yuan Liu1 and Yiu-Wing Mai1,2

1Centre for Advanced Materials Technology (CAMT), Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering,

 University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia

2MEEM, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China


Keywords: z-pin reinforcement, bridging force, fibre pull-out, mode I delamination