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novel Archives - The Triz Journal

Best of The Month – 13 Ways Of Looking At The Novel

09/01/2019 |

Darrell Mann

A slightly tangential ‘best-of’ this month. Albeit one that is very TRIZ-like in its desire to look across wide swathes of data in order to find patterns. Jane Smiley’s search territory is literature. And, what she comes back … Read More

Use of TRIZ to develop a novel auto-focus camera module

05/08/2006 |

By: Hayong JUNG, Jaeyoung BAE, Seunghee SUH, Hyunju YI

Auto-focus cameras generally change focal length by altering the distance between two solid lenses, requiring moving parts, large dimensions, and high power consumption. It is therefore difficult to adapt this technology … Read More

Mapping the Innovation Space One: Novel Tools for Problem Definition in Product Innovation

16/07/2004 |

By: Barry Winkless, Dr. John Cooney

Barry Winkless Hdip, MSc ( Dr. John Cooney ( Altran Technologies Ireland.

Abstract The following article introduces and describes two novel problem definition tools. The tools include the Concurrent Problem Definition Tool, and the … Read More

Case Studies in TRIZ: A Novel Jet Engine Nose Cone

19/09/2000 |

Darrell Mann Industrial Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Bath Bath, BA2 7AY, UK Phone: +44 (1225) 826465 Fax: +44 (1225) 826928 E-mail:

Dr Caroline Baillie Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine … Read More

Case Studies In TRIZ: A Novel Heat Exchanger (Use of Function Analysis Modelling to Find and Eliminate Contradictions)

03/12/1999 |

A version of this paper was first prepared for the First International Conference on Advanced Engineering Design, held in Prague during June 1999. A different version was also presented at the 3rd European Invention Machine User Group Conference in … Read More