What Every Engineer Should Know about Inventing
This book provides the reader with the information they need to develop into a person who seeks creative opportunities and responds with elegant inventions. It is intended for young inventor and to all those who have the talent and the desire to invent.
Table of Contents
1. The Climate for Invention 2. Examples of Inventions 3. Learning from Great Inventors of the Past 4. Theories of Creativity 5. A Survey of Inventors 6. How to Improve Your Ability 7. Choosing the Best Strategy 8. Methods to Stimulate Invention 9. Serendipity: Invention by Accident 10. Tests to Measure Creativity 11. After the Invention 12. Preparing to Sell Your Invention 13. Compensation 14. Refuting the NIH theory 15. Finding Standards that Affect Your Invention 16. Case Histories 17. Closure