How to Invent (Almost) Anything


This book covers the scientific analysis as well as the psychology and methods associated with the way we solve problems in creative invention.
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This book covers the scientific analysis as well as the psychology and methods associated with the way we solve problems in creative invention.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781904298878
  • Publisher: Spiro Press
  • Publication date: 7/15/2003
  • Series: Business Guides
  • Pages: 322
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.44 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Toolbox 1 Logical
1 Analytical Invention 3
Part A Simple Science
2 Simple Science 19
3 A Simple Science Lens 47
4 Applied Simple Science 57
Toolbox 2 Scientific
5 Basic TRIZ 77
6 The TRIZ 7-step process 97
Part B Psychobabble
7 How the Brain Works 107
8 The Motivating Fire 129
9 Managing in a Complex World 153
Toolbox 3 Psychological
10 Getting Past the Blocks 183
11 Stimulating Ideas 201
Part C Putting it all together
Toolbox 4 Holistic
12 The TAO Process 225
Epilogue 261
Appendix A Altshuller's 39 Parameters 267
Appendix B TRIZ Contradiction Matrix 269
Appendix C TRIZ 40 principles 281
Not-a-bibliography 293
Index 303
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