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A new Model of the Conceptual Design Process using QFD/FA/TRIZ

16/07/1998 |

Reprinted from the Proceedings of the 10th Annual Quality Function Deployment Symposium, 1998

By Dr. Noel León-Rovira and Ing. Humberto Aguayo, MSC Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Ave. Eugenio Garza Sada # 2501, Col. Tecnológico, … Read More

Selecting the Best Direction to Create the Ideal Product Design

16/07/1998 |

John Terninko Responsible Management, Inc.

Abstract

The number of practitioners who go beyond re-mapping customer information into engineering information by using the House of Quality matrix is slowly increasing. However, few try function analysis, reliability deployment or … Read More

Altshuller Institute Formed

12/07/1998 |

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

Twenty-one people attended the meeting June 13, 1998, in Novi, MI, USA to form the Altshuller Institute. Lev … Read More

Optimizing Atomic Oxygen Resistance on Coated Substrates Using TechOptimizer®

12/07/1998 |

(International Space Station)

Michael S. Slocum Chief Scientist The Inventioneering Company e-mail: slocum1946@aol.com phone: 714.641.0677

May 1998

ABSTRACT

The role of Champion will be a difficult and trying role. A paradigm shift … Read More

QFD and Tips/triz

15/06/1998 |

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

Introduction: “TIPS” is the acronym for “Theory of Inventive Problem Solving,” and “TRIZ” is the acronym for … Read More

Using the Ideal Final Result to Define the Problem to Be Solved

14/06/1998 |

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

In the first tutorial on the Ideal Final Result (Ref. 1) we stopped at the point where the Ideal Final … Read More

Dialog on TRIZ and Quality Function Deployment

12/06/1998 |

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

A recent series of letters from reader Alex Olimpo, educated in the Philippines and working in Singapore, has re-ignited interest in … Read More

TRIADS: THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO TRIZ – Elaboration on the Use of Triads and TRIZ to Solve Impossible Problems and Create Next-Generation, Breakthrough Designs

10/06/1998 |

James Kowalick, Ph.D., P.E., President Renaissance Leadership Institute, Leonardo da Vinci Division P.O. Box 659, 9907 Camper Lane, Oregon House, CA. 95962 Voice 530-692-1944 ~ Fax 530-692-1946 ~ E-mail headguru@oro.net

Triads: A Simple Example of … Read More

Announcing the Formation of the Altshuller Institiute for TRIZ Studies

21/05/1998 |

Steve Rodman tic@triz.org

Since 1995, Technical Innovation Center has been working with Genrich Altshuller– developer of TRIZ — to create a TRIZ study institute in the United States. Last year we reached a formal agreement providing for the establishment of … Read More

Where Does TRIZ Go From Here?

16/05/1998 |

We’ve watched TRIZ – something old in the former USSR – become something new in most countries of the western world – primarily in western Europe and the United States. Although the use of TRIZ by American companies is … Read More

Human Functions, Languages and Creativity

10/05/1998 |

A Short Note on the Basic Human Functions, with Emphasis on the Human Intellectual Function

James Kowalick, President Renaissance Leadership Institute Post Office Box 659, 9907 Camper Lane Oregon House, California 95962, USA Voice (530) 692-1944 ~ Fax -1946 … Read More

More about Analogies

08/05/1998 |

By Kalevi Rantanen TRIS OY Brahenk. 9 E 18 FIN-20100 TURKU, FINLAND phone/fax +358 2 251 1623 E-mail: kalevi.rantanen@kolumbus.fi http://www.kolumbus.fi/kalran

Different analogies are widely used as problem solving tools. The engineer can compare analogical systems consisting of object, … Read More

Usage of the direct and preliminary extra-effect determination methods for diagnostic problem solving.

05/05/1998 |

Gregory Frenklach gregoryf@avx.co.il

First of all let’s define what we will understand as a diagnostic problem. There are two types of the diagnostic problems.

  1. The first one is connected with finding a reason for the … Read More

Reversability of the 40 Principles of Problem Solving

02/05/1998 |

Todd Williams 3M Corporation, St. Paul, MN trwilliams@mmm.com

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

The 40 Principles of problem solving are among the oldest tools of … Read More

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