Introduction to Inventive Problem Solving in Engineering EGN5040

Professor D. Raviv, Department of Electrical Engineering
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33434 USA
ravivd@acc.fau.edu

1. Description Common problem solving methods will be briefly discussed, followed by an introduction to TRIZ (Russian acronyms for Systematic Inventive Thinking). Introduction to Intellectual Property: Patents, Copyright ©, Trademarks š, Trade Secret, Unfair Competition.

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In this course hands-on puzzles will be used for stimulating the students' minds.

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5. Prerequisite: GPA 2.8 (minimum) 6. Class Time: TBA 7. Classroom: TBA 8. Instructor:
Dr. Daniel Raviv, Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering and Robotics Center
Office: Science and Engineering Bldg. Rm. 472
Telephone: 367-2773
Office Hours: TBA
9. Grades:
Participation: 60%
Homework and projects; 40%
No Final Exam