Does anyone have a suggestion on how to simulate tubes when analyzing a tube sheet on a shell and tube TEMA type heat exchanger? I would rather not model each tube individually. I have thought of adding a hinge restraint to each tube hole but I am not sure that would simulate tubes properly on a fixed tube sheet exchanger.
Any suggestions would be helpful.
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