|Introduction to Basic I-TRIZ|
We can think of resources in terms of their availability:
Resources are transformed through the Operators and application of one or more
The nature of a resource is such that there are "natural" ways to exploit it - i.e., different types of resources are associated with one or more types of effect. The diagram below illustrates the relationship between resources and effects. Of course, some overlap always exists in a system. Thus, all effects are usually available simultaneously.