In this work, size optimization of a single link flexible robotic manipulator is carried out by considering the link as an Euler-Bernoulli beam. Finite element method is used for obtaining the natural frequencies and time response. Sequential quadratic programming method is used to maximize fundamental frequencies of the manipulator for different designs. A comparative study of the optimized designs is carried out to find out their suitability for real world situation. Based on the numerical experimentation, suggestion for formulating optimization problem for varying tip loads is provided.

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