# Steel joints with PFCs: problem solved!

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Among other unique advantages, IDEA StatiCa provided a complete solution to a problem that existed for many years: connections that incorporate PFC sections (Parallel Flange Channels - or UPN in Eurocodes).
$$Although competing software seem to support PFCs for very simple cases like fin plate connections, more difficult cases such as moment resisting connections, or complex geometries, are not covered at all. Some of our customers have asked us in the past why is this the case with other software and how IDEA StatiCa covers this gap.Read the full article by Theodore Tsirozidis, Director at IDEA StatiCa UK.$$