Innovation on Demand: New Product Development Using TRIZ

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Cambridge University Press, Oct 6, 2005 - Business & Economics - 242 pages
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This book describes a revolutionary methodology for enhancing technological innovation called TRIZ. The TRIZ methodolgy is increasingly being adopted by leading corporations around the world to enhance their competitive position. The authors explain how the TRIZ methodology harnesses creative principles extracted from thousands of successful patented inventions to help you find better, more innovative, solutions to your own design problems. Whether you're trying to make a better beer can, find a new way to package microchips or reduce the number of parts in a lawnmower engine, this book can help.
  

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Contents

Basics of the substancefield analysis
47
Algorithm for inventive problem solving ARIZ
82
Laws of technological system evolution
112
Guiding technology evolution
167
Standard approaches to solving inventive problems
196
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VICTOR R. FEY is Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Wayne State University and a Principal Partner and co-founder of the TRIZ Group. He is one of the few TRIZ Masters personally certified by Genrikh Altshuller, the creator of TRIZ. He has authored seven patents, over thirty papers and two books.

EUGENE I. RIVIN is a professor and director of the Machine Tool Laboratory in the Mechanical Engineering department at Wayne State University and a co-principal and co-founder of the TRIZ Group providing TRIZ training and methodology for problem solving and technological forecasting. He is a Fellow of ASME and SME and an active full member of CIRP. Rivin holds over 60 patents and has authored more than 160 papers and fifteen books.

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