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Polysystem Approach to TRIZ

05/09/1997 |

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

Introduction

Traditionally in engineering design one system, or monosystem, is selected for further development. One system, one problem, one idea. … Read More

INTERVIEW WITH A TRIZ PIONEER

07/08/1997 |

JAMES KOWALICK, PhD, PE

{Interviewer’s note: James Kowalick is founder of the Renaissance Leadership Institute in Oregon House, California, 95962 [P.O. Box 659, Telephone: (916) 692-1944; E-Mail: headguru@oro.net]. His company provides TRIZ training and consulting. He teaches CREATING BREAKTHROUGH … Read More

A few words about the Altshuller’s contradiction matrix

06/08/1997 |

Semyon D. Savransky (E-mail TRIZ_SDS@hotmail.com) 18-21 July 1997

The contradiction matrix is one of the effective and visual tools of TRIZ. The idea of the matrix and its initial development was created and worked out by Genrich Saulovich Altshuller in … Read More

Altshuller’s Greatest Discovery – and Beyond

04/08/1997 |

by

James Kowalick, Ph.D., P.E. The Leonardo da Vinci Institute Division of R. L. I., Incorporated P.O. 659, Oregon House, California 95962 (916) 692-1944 ~ E-mail: headguru@oro.net

INTRODUCTION

If asked the question, “What was Henry … Read More

Contradictions: Air Bag Applications

01/07/1997 |

Ellen Domb, Ph.D.

The TRIZ Institute, 190 N. Mountain Ave., Upland, CA 91786 USA

(909)949-0857 FAX (909)949-2968 e-mail ellendomb@compuserve.com

Introduction: A basic principle of TRIZ is that a technical problem is defined by contradictions. … Read More

New TRIZ Books in English

04/06/1997 |

Book Reviews and Commentary by Ellen Domb editor@triz-journal

In the 7 months since we started The TRIZ Journal, the single most frequently asked question from new readers has been “What can I read in English to help me learn more?” … Read More

Finding the Zones of Conflict: Tutorial

01/06/1997 |

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

All of the methods of teaching TRIZ, whether software-assisted, classical, or enhanced by the various teachers now practicing, emphasize … Read More

Tools from the Theory of Constraints

11/05/1997 |

Anthony R Rizzo

Email: tocguy@lucent.com

Editor’s note: Tony Rizzo is a “Jonah” – a practitioner of the Theory of Contraints and organizational improvement as taught by Elihu Goldratt, whose books “The Goal” and “It’s Not Luck” have had profound impact … Read More

No- Compromise Design Solutions to the Air Bag Fatalities Problem

16/04/1997 |

PROBLEM-ANALYSIS WITH TRIZ USING INVENTION SOFTWARE by James Kowalick, Ph.D., P.E. Renaissance Leadership Institute

Tel: (916) 692-1944; Fax: -1946; E-mail: headguru@oro.net

The following problem focuses on a critical situation plaguing the automobile industry … Read More

How to Help TRIZ Beginners Succeed

15/04/1997 |

Ellen Domb, Ph.D. The PQR Group, 190 N. Mountain Ave., Upland, CA 91786 (909)949-0857 Fax (909)949-2968 E-mail: EllenDomb@compuserve.com

This paper was first presented at the Invention Machine Users Group Conference, Feb. 3-4, 1997, in New Orleans, LA USA. … Read More

TRIZ in Nature – Lichen as a Bisystem

15/03/1997 |

Lichen (group Lichenes) is an example of bisystem and alternative system design in nature. The “initial system” is an alga which can synthesize organic matter (plus), but cannot obtain water in dry places (minus). A fungus we can consider as … Read More

Florida Atlantic University: Introduction to Inventive Problem Solving in Engineering EGN5040

14/03/1997 |

Professor D. Raviv, Department of Electrical Engineering Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33434 USA ravivd@acc.fau.edu

1. Description Common problem solving methods will be briefly discussed, followed by an introduction to TRIZ (Russian acronyms for Systematic Inventive Thinking). Introduction … Read More

USE OF THE THEORY OF INVENTIVE PROBLEM SOLVING (TRIZ) IN DESIGN CURRICULUM

12/03/1997 |

published in Innovations in Engineering Education, 1996 ABET Annual Meeting Proceedings, pp.161-164.

Eugene I. Rivin, Professor of Mechanical Engineering Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202 Victor R. Fey, The TRIZ Group, Southfield, MI 48076 TRIZGR@aol.com Abstract

The paper describes use … Read More

March 1997 Special Issue TRIZ in Universities

11/03/1997 |

Two special articles describe the curricula at Florida Atlantic University and at Wayne State University. We also know that TRIZ is included in courses in engineering departments in the US at the University of Michigan, University of Connecticut, and the … Read More

Technosocial Competition

04/02/1997 |

Valeri Sushkov Tel: +31-53-4894646 University of Twente +31-53-4894334 Computer Science Department +31-53-4334079 (home) P.O. Box 217 Fax: +31-53-4892927 7500 AE Enschede Email: sushkov@cs.utwente.nl The Netherlands http://wwwis.cs.utwente.nl:8080/~sushkov/ copyright by the author, 1997

“Until the beginning of 1990s, worldwide competition was simple; … Read More

SOLVING CONTRADICTIONS IN DEVELOPMENT OF NEW GENERATION PRODUCTS USING TRIZ

03/02/1997 |

Zinovy Royzen, President TRIZ Consulting, Inc. Seattle, Washington Zroyzen@aolcom http://members.aol.com:/zroyzen/triz.html

Zinovy Royzen is a leading TRIZ expert with thirteen years of experience in development of TRIZ and TRIZ application in new generation product development, quality improvement, cost reduction, and problem … Read More

The Ideal Final Result: Tutorial

02/02/1997 |

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

All the methodologies for teaching TRIZ agree that the technical problem must be well-defined before any of the technical … Read More

TECHNOLOGY FORECASTING WITH TRIZ

02/01/1997 |

Predicting Next-Generation Products & Processes Using AFTER – 96 (Algorithm for Forecasting Technology-Evolution Roadmaps)

James F. Kowalick, PhD, PE Renaissance Leadership Institute Center for TRIZ Development P.O. Box 659, 9907 Camper Lane Oregon House, California 95962

(916) 692-1944 ~ Fax: … Read More

Generating Electricity for Families in Northern Sweden

01/01/1997 |

Project – Using Thermo-Electric Generation as a Simple Way of Generating a Limited Amount of Electric Energy

Author: Anders J. Killander

anderski@cadcam.kth.se Dept. of Manufacturing Systems Royal Institute of Technology 100 44 Stockholm SWEDEN

A report from The Department of … Read More