How to Invent

How to Invent: A Text for Teachers and Students

Paperback Published on: 12/12/2012
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Men and women, young and old, frequently say to me "What we need is 'a-watcha-ma-call-it', why don't you work on it?" or "I've got an idea, you ought to think about it", or "The problem with this thing is-, why can't you invent something to solve it?" When people find that I am an inventor they somehow feel that I have the only set of keys which opens all doors. Not so! This book should provide a set for everyone. Each one of us has latent inventive ability, but most do not realize this because they imagine a few gifted people are inventive. Only after years of inventing did I realize that there is no great mystery involved and that anyone can invent if he or she follows a checklist until all the possibilities are ex­ hausted. My longtime desire has been to present to teachers and students everywhere, and at every level of education, a sim­ ple, practical, and methodical approach to invention and so increase manifold the ordinary person's creative ability. This book realizes that dream.

  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • ISBN: 9781468413953
  • Number of pages: 139
  • Weight: 279g
  • Dimensions: 254 x 178 mm

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