Mobile Biogas Station Design: The TRIZ Approach

  • Mariusz Ptak
  • Sebastian Koziołek
  • Damian Derlukiewicz
  • Marek MysiorEmail author
  • Mateusz Słupiński


The aim of this paper is to carry out the process of applying TRIZ in the mobile biogas station by using its tools and techniques. The design system was chosen as the field in which TRIZ has been approached. The TRIZ method was introduced and its unique capability to solve problems was presented. To adopt TRIZ methodology to achieve the objective the deep understanding of the system and the identification of the problem was needed. Therefore, this paper presents the mobile biogas station and compares it with the current needs of the market. The research stage was carried out by the systematic following the steps outlined by the Oxford Creativity handbook. Some TRIZ tools were used to overcome psychological inertia and pessimistic people influence encountered especially at the beginning of the work. Finally, the undertaken techniques enabled a feasible and novel mobile station to be designed. The concepts were developed and detailed computer-aided models were completed. They were also analyzed and evaluated by finite element method in terms of undergone structural stress.



The article was developed as part of project LIDER/034/645/L-4/12/NCBR/2013 funded by the National Centre for Research and Development.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mariusz Ptak
    • 1
  • Sebastian Koziołek
    • 1
  • Damian Derlukiewicz
    • 1
  • Marek Mysior
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mateusz Słupiński
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Machine Design and ResearchWroclaw University of Science and TechnologyWroclawPoland

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