Synthesis - Synthesis Formulation of a whole from a set of...

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nthesis Synthesis Formulation of a whole from a set of building blocks “Constrained Creativity”
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aradigm #1 ( oland Paradigm #1 (Voland) Needs Assessment Problem Formulation Implementation Abstraction and Synthesis Analysis
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nthesis and Creativity Synthesis and Creativity nthesis ombining of parts or elements into a Synthesis Combining of parts or elements into a whole (Analysis breaks the whole into parts) Synthesis Reasoning from principles or assumptions to the conclusion Creativity Bring into being, cause to exist, produce Creativity Evolve from thought or imagination Synthesis is present in the menu, whereas creativity y p , y is present in the chef
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me Observations Some Observations nalysis can be taught in the classroom Analysis can be taught in the classroom Synthesis and Creativity cannot be taught, but ey can be encouraged they can be encouraged Striking engineering designs and noteworthy innovations are produced by highly creative individuals or teams Creative ideas are fragile at birth, and may die prematurely if abandoned.
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Source of the following material: oland gineering by Design 2 nd Voland, Engineering by Design, 2 ed . Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, 2004
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arriers Creativity Barriers to Creativity e have knowledge blocks We have knowledge blocks We all suffer from knowledge blocks to some degree e need to develop a deep scientific base from which We need to develop a deep scientific base from which to draw ideas Solution is continuing education and life long learning We encounter perceptual blocks We rely on stereotyped solutions We work under imagined constraints We experience information overload – too much data
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arriers to Overcome, cont’d Barriers to Overcome, cont d We experience emotional blocks We all fear failure We feel uncomfortable departing from traditional aths paths We accept the status quo We become impatient We face cultural blocks and expectations Our employer may discourage innovation to avoid king risks taking risks This may prevent us from doing routine tasks in a new and better way
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arriers to Overcome, cont’d Barriers to Overcome, cont d e may have expressive blocks We may have expressive blocks We are unable to communicate effectively ur verbal and visual communications are Our verbal and visual communications are essential to the effectiveness of our work
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