The Theory of Inventive Problem Solving, or TRIZ, was invented by Russian scientist Genrich Altshuller. Having studied thousands of patents, he came to the conclusion that most breakthrough innovations were the result of successfully resolving contradictions in design.

Select the design contradiction to resolve:
 
Improving Feature:  
Worsening Feature:  
 
Then use TRIZ to find solutions:  




A special thank you to Peter Rottengatter for sharing his TRIZ solution calculator.

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