Evgeniy E. SMIRNOV


Contemporary TRIZ is not just a theory but a very effective technology for both identification and formulation of non-standard problems, and for their solution. While the analytical tools do not use the functional approach to the full extent, the analysis and synthesis tools, designed to eliminate conflicts and find ideas for solving inventive problems, hardly use this approach at all. ARIZ-85C algorithm available in classical TRIZ has been used almost unchanged for more than 30 years. Although this algorithm makes it possible to solve the most complex non-standard (inventive) problems, it has a number of disadvantages that hinder its use and improvement. Apart from the fact that ARIZ-85C does not use the functional approach, it is also too complicated to study without preliminary preparation of thinking through the use of simpler algorithms designed to achieve the same goals. The basic algorithm of the new generation is presented here. It focuses on developing the skill of building a functional model of conflict. This algorithm logic is based on the principles of function-oriented modeling of conflicts and analysis. This approach makes it possible to correctly build the learning process with gradual transition from the simple methodological tools to more complex ones. The paper also discusses the issues of increasing the instrumentality of conflict modeling techniques. Recommendations on development of the educational process didactics are made.

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