Technology Innovation of Product Using CAI System Based on TRIZ

  • Zhang Jianhui 
  • Yang Bojun 
  • Tian Yumei 
  • Tan Runhua 
Part of the IFIP The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 250)


Technology innovation and creative problem solving are necessary for long-term enterprise survival. Making Strategic decisions for product development is a key step in the technical innovation process. Computer-aided innovation (CAI) Systems based on TRIZ (Theory of inventive problem solving) support Strategic ideas generation of innovation. TRIZ methods are applied to assess the maturity of a technical System and to forecast future technological R&D plans. A general process for technology innovation of product supported by CAI System is developed. A case study is presented to show how technology maturity mapping and patterns and lines of evolution are used to predict the future development of butterfly valve’s sealing technology.


Strategic Decision Technical System Seal Ring Core Technology Inventive Problem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhang Jianhui 
    • 1
  • Yang Bojun 
    • 1
  • Tian Yumei 
    • 1
  • Tan Runhua 
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Design for InnovationHebei University of TechnologyTianjin

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