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Yearly Archives: 2003

Letter from the International TRIZ Association

27/12/2003 |

By: M. Rubin

October 15, 2003 Information letter ? 27/2003. Dear colleagues! Today on the 15th of October, 2003, G.S. Altshuller would be 77. Since 1998, on the International TRIZ Association initiative this day is being celebrated as the International … Read More

Review of “Solution – Innovation Card Game”

24/12/2003 |

By: Walter Lamia

Review of “Solution – Innovation Card Game” by Walter Lamia, Colorado State Univ. doctoral student Hape Etzold’s card game (€45,50 at based on the TRIZ inventive principles. It comprises forty cards, each printed with a principle, … Read More

I-TRIZ for Six Sigma Business Process Management

21/12/2003 |

By: Elena A. Averboukh

Dr. Elena Averboukh is an industry-funded professor at the University of Kassel (Germany) in Quality and Safety Control Systems and works internationally as a Master Instructor and Master Black Belt for manufacturing, transactional, design and … Read More

Empowering Six Sigma methodology via the Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ)

20/12/2003 |

Amir H.M. Kermani B.S.c. of Industrial Engineering Faculty of Industrial Engineering of Tehran Polytechnics Expert of Iran Institute of Innovation and Technology Studies

This paper will be published in TRIZ E-Journal ( ) in early September and the … Read More

Mitosis of TRIZ (continuation of the article « the Vector of development of TRIZ passes through “NonTRIZ”: program article»)

18/12/2003 |

Y.Danilovsky (e-mail:, V.Mitrofanov (e-mail: D.Shevchenko (e-mail: Laboratory of innovative research “SHOW SIN” ( International university of scientific and technical creativity (Saint Petersburg – Boston) 193036 Saint Petersburg, 3-n Soviet street, 7,App 5-N, ph. (812) 324-73-72, Ph. … Read More

Using TRIZ to Create Innovative Business Models and Products

17/12/2003 |

Atsuko Ishida Hitachi,Ltd. Kawasaki, Japan

Abstract: Most companies have many subjects around their business, and wish fast and effective solutions with new information technology. In other words, companies and their clients want innovative and impressive business solutions, to overcome severe … Read More

Mastery of future generations of products & TRIZ

15/12/2003 |

By: Pascal Crubleau, Simon Richir, Ridha Hambli ENSAM / ISTIA 2, boulevard du Ronceray / 62, avenue Notre Dame du Lac 49035 / 49000 Angers, FRANCE E-mail : [pascal.crubleau] ; [simon.richir/]

Abstract The design of new and innovative products … Read More

40 Inventive Principles with Applications in Service Operations Management

13/12/2003 |

Jun Zhang, Kah-Hin Chai, Kay-Chuan Tan Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, 119260, Singapore Email:

1. INTRODUCTION In the recent development of TRIZ research, much effort has been put in extending … Read More

CASE STUDY in TRIZ: ‘Global Benchmark’ Evaluation of Thermal Comfort in Sports Equipment

10/12/2003 |

Simon Dewulf CREAX nv

Vincent Ventenat DECATHLON sa

Darrell Mann CREAX NV

INTRODUCTION The research area of thermal comfort in sporting equipment has been evaluated in terms of TRIZ. The article presents a number of generically applicable … Read More

Applying TRIZ to Endodontic Tool Design

03/12/2003 |

Ellen Domb, Ph.D. PQR Group Upland, California USA

John “Jack” Jacklich, D.D.S. Special Products, Inc. Santa Cruz, California USA

Executive Summary Endodontics, commonly known to non-dentists as “root canals” is a complex system where the art and science of dentistry … Read More

The European TRIZ Association Meeting, November 12-14, 2003, Aachen, Germany.

02/12/2003 |

The TRIZ Journal will publish some of the papers from this meeting in the next few months. Meanwhile, we thought our readers would like to see some of the participants. New ETRIA President Denis Cavallucci welcomes the delegates.

Prof. … Read More

Book Review: Inventive Thinking through TRIZ by Michael Orloff

30/11/2003 |

Reviewed by: Michael S. Slocum and Ellen Domb Ralph Czerepinski Jose M. Vicente-Gomila Richard Kaplan

Title: Inventive Thinking through TRIZ: A Practical Guide, 332 pages, 329 examples, 228 figures Author: Michael A. Orloff Publisher: Springer Verlag, 2003, … Read More

The 4th Japan Invention Machine User Group Meeting

27/11/2003 |

By: Yoshihisa Konishi Yoshihisa Konishi, Mitsubishi Research Institute Taichi Ono, MRI Systems (Editor’s note: The PDF documents are in Japanese, but the summary below gives and English abstract. Readers who cannot read Japanese may find it helpful to … Read More

The Function Model For Existing Product Using Reverse Fishbone Diagram

26/11/2003 |

By: Tan Runhua, Cao Guozhong, Zhang Ruihong School of Mechanical Engineering, Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, 300130, P.R.China

Abstract: The substance-field model for a function in TRIZ is simplified first and two elements and an action as a function model … Read More

TRIZ Challenge – November 2003

25/11/2003 |

By: Ian Care We challenge you to use your TRIZ skills and your knowledge to help solve a humanitarian or social problem that will benefit many. In the same way that Genrich Altshuller gave us TRIZ for free, we hope … Read More

Thoughts on Critiques and Critics – Why Are the Articles in TRIZ-Journal Subject to Mockery?

22/11/2003 |

Pentti Soderlin Management Consultant Helsinki Finland

Introduction Since November 1996 the TRIZ-Journal has been a forum to those interested and enthusiastic about the TRIZ methodology. A brief look at the archives shows that from the slow start with some … Read More

Practical Case Study of Resolving the Physical Contradiction in TRIZ; Super Water-Saving Toilet System Using Flexible Tube

20/11/2003 |

By: Hong Suk Lee, Kyeong-Won Lee Hong Suk Lee (1), Kyeong-Won Lee (2) (1) KID Inc. (Korea Item Development Inc. e -mail :

(2) Dept. of Mechanical Design, Korea Polytechnic University ( e -mail :

ABSTRACT This … Read More

International TRIZ Association – October 5, 2003 – Information Letter No. 25/2003

17/11/2003 |

By: M.S. Rubin October 5, 2003. Information Letter ? 25/2003

1. As usual on the 15th of October, on Altshuller’s birthday, we will celebrate an International Day of TRIZ. In lots of cities different conferences, announcements in press and other … Read More

Application of S.I.T. Method in “REGBA” Kitchens Production Plant – The 12th International Conference of the Israel Association for Quality, 01 – 03 December 1998, Jerusalem

07/11/2003 |

Author: Peretz Manor, {B.Sc}.,S.I.T. problem solving expert Regba 25223 ISRAEL peretz

Summary: This article reviews the actual application of the S.I.T. method to solve technological problems as presented during a Structured Inventive Thinking course held at Moshav Shitufi (collective … Read More

How Function is Realized in Problem Solving

05/11/2003 |


0. Preface “TRIZ” is the Russian acronym for “Theory of Inventive Problem Solving” [1]. “ASIT” (the acronym for “Advanced Systematic Inventive Thinking”) [2-8] is the thinking method derived from TRIZ.

I discussed the basic outline of “function” … Read More