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TRIZ For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-119-10747-7
Paperback
352 pages
April 2016
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Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with TRIZ 5

Chapter 1: Going from Zero to TRIZ 7

Chapter 2: Understanding the Fundamental TRIZ Philosophy 27

Part II: Opening Your TRIZ Toolbox 39

Chapter 3: Solving Contradictions with the 40 Inventive Principles 41

Chapter 4: Applying the Trends of Technical Evolution 61

Chapter 5: Improving Ideality by Using Resources 83

Chapter 6: Using the TRIZ Effects Database 99

Part III: Thinking Like a Genius 117

Chapter 7: Breaking Psychological Inertia with the TRIZ Creativity Tools 119

Chapter 8: Thinking in Time and Scale 137

Chapter 9: Living in Utopia (then Coming Back to Reality) 153

Chapter 10: Problem Solving and Being Creative with Others 167

Part IV: Understanding, Defining and Solving Difficult Problems with TRIZ 185

Chapter 11: Applying the TRIZ Problem‐Solving Process 187

Chapter 12: Getting to Grips with Your Problems with Function Analysis 205

Chapter 13: Solving Problems using the TRIZ Standard Solutions 223

Chapter 14: Trimming for Elegant, Low‐Cost Solutions 241

Part V: The Part of Tens 257

Chapter 15: Ten Pitfalls to Avoid 259

Chapter 16: Ten Tips for Getting Started with TRIZ 265

Part VI: Appendixes 271

Appendix A: The 40 Inventive Principles 273

Appendix B: The Contradiction Matrix 291

Appendix C: The 39 Parameters of the Contradiction Matrix 293

Appendix D: The Separation Principles 299

Appendix E: The Oxford TRIZ Standard Solutions 301

Index 311

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