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Futures of Road Traffic Information in Delhi: Application of Functional Analysis in TRIZ

06/03/2017 |

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Functional Discontinuity

01/05/2008 |

Michael S. Slocum

Many times a system is improved by increasing the performance of a particular function in a system. For example, if the function of fuel efficiency in an automobile is important, a system improvement might involve a system … Read More

Functional Fixedness

03/04/2006 |

Roni Horowitz

Functional fixedness is the inability of a problem solver to use an accessible and handy entity to accomplish task A just because this tool is associated with task B (although this entity may be very suitable to … Read More

The Functional – Resource Approach To The Forecasting Of Technical Systems Evolution – A Fragment From The Book “Evolution of technologies”, Chapter « Graphic and numerical methods based approach to forecasting tasks solving »

23/10/2003 |

Yury Danilovsky (e-mail:, Voluslav .Mitrofanov (e-mail: Denis Shevchenko (e-mail: Laboratory of innovative research «SHOW SIN» ( The International University of Scientific and Technological Creativity (Saint Petersburg – Boston) 193036 Saint Petersburg, 3-n Soviet street,. 7, premise … Read More

Functional thinking in production process environment

10/06/2003 |

By: Ives De Saeger P41 Industrial Services Varendrieskouter 133, 9031 Drongen Belgium

1 Topics to cover

1.1 abstract Using only functional thinking, one of the tools within TRIZ (the theory of inventive problem solving) the workplace can be redesigned … Read More

THE TRIZ-FRACTAL MODEL: Part 2 – Using the TRIZ-Fractal Model For Functional Modelling and Visual Ideas Management

15/04/2003 |

By Dr. Rodney K. King (

INTRODUCTION As the second part of the series on the TRIZ-Fractal Model, this article addresses the question: “How can the TRIZ-Fractal Model be applied?” There are many and diverse applications of the TRIZ-Fractal model. … Read More

The Importance of Time Dependence in Functional Modeling

02/12/2002 |

By: Joe Miller and Ellen Domb

Joe Miller Quality Process Consulting, USA

Ellen Domb The PQR Group, USA

Abstract Several methods of modeling systems are common in TRIZ for problem solving, system simplification, and improvement. Subject – Action– Object models … Read More

Comparing Results of Functional Modeling Methods for Agricultural Process and Implement Development Problems

20/06/2002 |

First published in the Proceedings of TRIZCON2002, The Altshuller Institute, April 2002

Comparing Results of Functional Modeling Methods for Agricultural Process and Implement Development Problems

Joe A. Miller, M.S. Quality Process Consulting, Lake Zurich, IL USA Ellen Domb, … Read More

Functional Blocks

05/04/1998 |

Gregory Frenklach

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


05/12/1996 |

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: 692-1946

FUNCTIONS AND VALUE All phenomena – all actions – can be expressed … Read More