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Procedures and Models for Organizing and Analysing Problems in Inventive Design

By D. Cavallucci, F. Rousselot and C. Zanni


One of the first tasks designers are facing is the gathering of all potentially interesting information for understanding an initial situation. Its main objective is the drawing of a problem statement and the understanding of all future difficulties their project will face with. In this paper, we consider the problem of highlighting challenges within an inventively oriented design process, based on expert questioning procedures. Our intentions are to obtain a list of clearly formulated contradictions in the sense of TRIZ. In addition, we wish to minimize expert’s time solicitations while guaranteeing that the highlighted inventive challenges have been exhaustively identified.Organised by: Cranfield UniversityMori Seiki – The Machine Tool Compan

Topics: Problem statement, Inventive Design, TRIZ, Contradictions
Publisher: Cranfield University Press
Year: 2009
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Provided by: Cranfield CERES

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