Creativity in Engineering: Novel Solutions to Complex Problems
focuses on creativity research, including what we know about those who are creative, what products are creative, the best processes for fostering creativity, and the ways the best environments for creativity can be applied to the engineering realm.
The book provides practical advice for fostering creativity in the inception of new products, product design, and in generating novel, effective, and practical solutions to technological problems.
The text defines what creativity is, and isn’t, in applied settings, also discussing the role it plays in the future of technological advancement.
- Discusses the 4P's of Creativity: Person, Product, Process, and Place
- Provides tactics and tools that will help users foster creativity in engineering environments
- Identifies how creativity results in innovative new solutions to problems
- Applies creativity research and knowledge to the engineering space