Would anyone know if there is a calculator, spreadsheet, or specifier that would determine the connection yields of plywood (or OSB) as a side member connector. Given information would be type of plywood and thickness as well as tensile forces and their angles, needed information would be whether or not the specified plywood could withstand the tensile forces being transferred through it. This would be as in the application of plywood as a gusset connector for wood trusses, connected by dowel type fasteners. It could be assumed that dowel type fasteners would not be a mode of failure in the application, but their inclusion to it could be helpful.
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