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Engineering design: an approach to the development creativity

Hawlader, Mohammad Nurul Alam (2011) Engineering design: an approach to the development creativity. In: Alternative energy. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 132-139. ISBN 9789674181581

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Abstract

In a competitive world with limited resources, it is important to train our students in creativity. To maintain an edge over others, it is essential to produce unusual solutions to problems and challenges. Training students in divergent thinking is considered an essential element in the development of creativity. Ideas, whatever the nature may be, must be respected and encouraged. Engineering design enables students to be trained in creativity. Torrance tests provide a measure of originality, fluency, flexibility and elaboration.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 6548/20057
Uncontrolled Keywords: Creativity, engineering design, divergent thinking, creative environment, brainstorming, creativity measure
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA174 Engineering design
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Prof Mohammad Nurul Alam / M N A Hawlader
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2012 09:55
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2012 09:55
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/20057

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