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Monthly Archives: November 2003

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

Inventions on Computer Keyboard – A TRIZ based analysis

02/11/2003 |

Umakant Mishra, Chief Technology Officer CREAX Information Technologies, Bangalore, India,

[The TRIZ researchers claim that there are only 40 Inventive Principles behind any invention. The non-TRIZ people believe this after verifying the truth. We will analyze various inventions … Read More