IJIMT 2014 Vol.5(5): 368-373 ISSN: 2010-0248
DOI: 10.7763/IJIMT.2014.V5.542

Clustered Model TRIZ and Application in Industries

Nagappan Annamalai, Shahrul Kamaruddin, Ishak Abdul Azid, and T. S. Yeoh
Abstract— The paper shares the research on applying a clustered model Theory Of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ) and suggests how this is impactful to industries with a case study sharing from a development practices. The paper also briefly educates how TRIZ and LEAN methodology via Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) has helped to resolve a real industrial case study. What-Why Analysis model is being used in this case study, which gives clear amplification of the importance of solving the problem. The example is mainly an application in industries, identifying and to overcome a long preventive maintenance problems that are costly and redundant.

Index Terms— Problem solving, Model TRIZ, industries, methodology.

Nagappan Annamalai is with the Universiti Sains Malaysia. He is also with Intel Technology Sdn. Bhd, Penang, Malaysia (e-mail: nagappan.annamalai@intel.com).
Shahrul Kamaruddin is with the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia (e-mail: meshah@usm.my).
Ishak Abdul Azid is with the UNIKL Malaysian Spanish Institute, Kedah, Malaysia (e-mail: ishak.abdulazid@unikl.edu.my).
T. S. Yeoh was with Intel Technology Sdn. Bhd, Penang. He is now with is with Eco Planet, Malaysia (e-mail: tsyeoh@yahoo.com).

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Cite: Nagappan Annamalai, Shahrul Kamaruddin, Ishak Abdul Azid, and T. S. Yeoh, " Clustered Model TRIZ and Application in Industries," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 368-373, 2014.

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