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Wood "Nailed" Moment Connection

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Eric, Did you design the plywood splices for the max moment? If so how does the design proceedure go?
 
 
There is a reference to moment connections in the "Wood Engineering and
Construction Handbook" by Faherty and Williamson (McGraw-Hill).  They =
have
two different cases, a multiple steel plate connection and a rigid steel
plate connection.  The single rigid plate can cause splitting of wood =
due to
restrained shrinkage.  The multiple plate anchorage minimizes that =
problem.
For similar conditions to yours, but a steeper slope, I've used plywood
gussets at the ridge (no ceiling in the space, so no collar ties were
available) in residential construction. =20

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Eric

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