Strategies for Creative Problem Solving
Edition: 3rd 2014
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Description: To succeed, engineers and other technology professionals need more than technical and scientific knowledge: they also need problem-solving “street smarts.” For 20 years,Strategies for Creating Problem Solvinghas helped thousands of them gain these skills. Now, award-winning authors and pioneering engineering educators H. Scott Fogler and Steven E. LeBlanc have updated their classic guide to make it even more relevant and effective. Strategies for Creating Problem Solving, Third Editionoffers a complete framework for strengthening and honing creative problem-solving skills in any technical discipline. It teaches practitioners and students how to:Encounter an ill-defined challenge and systematically identify the “real” problemGenerate, compare, choose, and implement solutionsEvaluate success, failure, and opportunities for improvementIt introduces a proven problem-solving algorithm by presenting a series of graduated exercises intended to familiarize, reinforce, challenge, and stretch readers’ creativity throughout the entire problem-solving process. This edition’s many improvements include:Expanded, revised and updated examples throughout, including new Fermi examplesNew material on making the case for changeTighter linkages between problem-solving techniques and real-world applicationsEven more opportunities to practice, strengthen, and deepen critical thinking and creativity skillsThe first edition of this book earned ASEE’s 1996 Meriam-Wiley Distinguished Author Award. Twice revised since,it’s now more focused and useful than ever.
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List price: $59.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 10/8/2013
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
|About the Authors|
|Problem-Solving Strategies: Why Bother?|
|The Characteristics, Attitudes, and Environment Necessary for Effective Problem Solving|
|Skills Necessary for Effective Problem Solving|
|Breaking Down the Barriers to Generating Ideas|
|Deciding the Course of Action|
|Implementing the Solution|
|Putting It All Together|
|The following additional material will be available on the book's companion website (www.engin.umich.edu/scps)|
|McMaster's Five-Point Strategy|