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Monthly Archives: April 1998

Using Analogies to Develop Breakthrough Concepts

11/04/1998 |

Ellen Domb, Ph.D. The TRIZ Institute, 190 N. Mountain Ave., Upland, CA 91786 USA +1(909)949-0857 FAX +1(909)949-2968 ellendomb@compuserve.com ©1998, Ellen Domb

Both the classical and software-based TRIZ methods rely heavily on the use of analogy as a teaching method … Read More

ARIZ : The Algorithm for Inventive Problem Solving

08/04/1998 |

By Janice Marconi, Marconi Works, International 5 Lambert’s Lane, Stonington, CT 06378 Ph: 860-535-9477 Fx: 860-535-8448 marconi@pcnet.com

 

ARIZ is an acronym for the Russian phrase “Algorithm for Inventive Problem Solving,” ARIZ is a logical structured process that incrementally … Read More

Functional Blocks

05/04/1998 |

Gregory Frenklach gregoryf@avx.co.il

When we join two, three or more systems to form a super-system we expect that the super-system will have additional properties (qualities), which none of the joined systems themselves had. When we perform such transitions joining … Read More

Book Review: 40 Principles: TRIZ Keys to Technical Innovation

03/04/1998 |

Book Review: 40 Principles: TRIZ Keys to Technical Innovation

Ellen Domb, Ph.D. The TRIZ Institute, 190 N. Mountain Ave., Upland, CA 91786 USA +1(909)949-0857 FAX +1(909)949-2968 ellendomb@compuserve.com

Lev Shulyak, translator of the popular And Suddenly the Inventor Appeared … Read More

The Research (Diagnostic) Problems’ Classification.

03/04/1998 |

Gregory Frenklach gregoryf@avx.co.il

There is a specific type of engineering problem which is connected with discovering (exposing, finding out) causes (reasons) of different phenomena, which take place in technological systems. Simply speaking we have to answer to the question: … Read More

Diversionary Method

01/04/1998 |

Gregory Frenklach gregoryf@avx.co.il

Do you remember this joke: “If everything is OK with your system – Don’t worry – It will not last for a long time”? Different methods like FMEA, for example, were developed in order to predict … Read More