The Art of Scientific Innovation

Syed V. Ahamed, Victor B. Lawrence

  • 出版商: Prentice Hall
  • 出版日期: 2004-06-16
  • 售價: $1,490
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,416
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 274
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0131473425
  • ISBN-13: 9780131473423
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For courses in engineering and science.

Designed to help researchers move from passive thinking to creative thinking, overcoming knowledge and technological barriers, this text discusses the art of innovation and scientific invention. Included is a set of classic patents which have had an impact on society. The major inventions discussed are based on patents in electrical engineering, computers and communication. Provides tolls for research students to be more creative.


Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: Concepts And Perspectives

Creativity And Invention

Concepts In Classic Inventions

Concepts In Modern Adaptations

Chapter 2: Academic Setting

Basis And Motivation For The Book

Attitude Towards Research

The Flavor Of Contribution

Student-Mentor Relationship

The Climate For Creativity

Milestones Along The Path

3: Classic Breakthroughs


Motion Picture Camera

Early Telecommunication Concepts

Television Systems

Computer Systems

Semiconductor Era


Cancer Detection

Glass And Fiber Optics Technology

Intelligent Networks

The Internet—A Breakthrough Without One Invention

4: Major Conclusions Derived From The Socially Significant Patents

Common Factors Of Seminal Patents

The Crucial Difference

Specific Conclusions For Students

5: Epilogue

The College Perspective

The Corporate Seting

Creativity For Profit-Making

The Management Of Research

Two Major Management Functions

The Overall Corporate Research Model