Lehrstuhl für Fertigungstechnologie, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Dr.-Ing. Philipp Hildenbrand

(former employee)

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Researcher within CRC/TR 73


Research Groups



    • Hildenbrand, P.; Lechner, M.; Vogel, M.; Herrmann, H.; Merklein, M.:
      Orbital forming of tailored blanks with two-sided local material thickening.
      The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (2018), pp. 1-10


    • Vogel, M.; Lechner, M.; Hildenbrand, P.; Schulte, R.; Merklein, M.:
      Manufacturing of tailored blanks by flexible rolling and its application in a sheet-bulk metal forming process.
      In: Wieland, H. (Edtr.): Proceedings SCT2017, Verlag Stahleisen GmbH, 2017, published on CD

    • Schulte, R.; Lechner, M.; Vogel, M.; Hildenbrand, P.; Merklein, M.:
      Umformtechnische Herstellung von Funktionsbauteilen aus Tailored Blanks durch Blechmassivumformverfahren.
      In: (Edtr.): 22. Umformtechnisches Kolloquium Hannover – Innovationspotentiale in der Umformtechnik. 15./16.03.2017, 2017, published

    • Schulte, R.; Hildenbrand, P.; Lechner, M.; Merklein, M.:
      Designing, manufacturing and processing of Tailored Blanks in a sheet-bulk metal forming process.
      In: (Edtr.): 45th SME North American Manufacturing Research Conference, NAMRC 45, LA, USA, 2017, accepted

    • Schulte, R.; Hildenbrand, P.; Vogel, M.; Lechner, M.; Merklein, M.:
      Analysis of fundamental dependencies between manufacturing and processing Tailored Blanks in sheet-bulk metal forming processes.
      In: (Edtr.): International Conference on the Technology of Plasticity, ICTP 2017, 17-22 September 2017, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2017, accepted

    • Kirchen, I.; Vogel-Heuser, B.; Hildenbrand, P.; Schulte, R.; Lechner, M.; Vogel, M.; Merklein, M.:
      Data-driven Model Development for Quality Prediction in Forming Technology .
      In: (Edtr.): 15th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN) , 2017, pp. 775-780

    • Schulte, R.; Frey, P.; Hildenbrand, P.; Vogel, M.; Betz, C.; Lechner, M.; Merklein, M.:
      Data-Based Control of A Multi-Step Forming Process.
      In: (Edtr.): Proc. International Deep Drawing Research Group Conf. IDDRG 2017, 2017, published online


    • Hildenbrand, P.; Lechner, M.; Merklein, M.:
      A new strategy for manufacturing tailored blanks by a flexible rolling process.
      Materials Science Forum 854(2016), pp. 99-105

    • Merklein, M.; Lechner, M.; Gröbel, D.; Löffler, M.; Schneider, T.; Schulte, R.; Hildenbrand, P.:
      Innovative approaches for controlling the material flow in sheet-bulk metal forming processes.
      Manufacturing Review 3(2016)2, pp. 1-17

    • Besserer, H.-B.; Hildenbrand, P.; Gerstein, G.; Rodman, D.; Nürnberger, F.; Merklein, M.; Maier, H. J.:
      Ductile Damage and Fatigue Behavior of Semi-Finished Tailored Blanks for Sheet-Bulk Metal Forming Processes.
      Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 25(2016)3, pp. 1136-1142

    • Besserer, H.-B.; Hildenbrand, P.; Gerstein, G.; Rodman, D.; Nürnberger, F.; Merklein, M.; Maier, H. J.:
      Induction heat treatment of sheet-bulk metal-formed parts assisted by water-air spray cooling.
      Steel Research Int. 87(2016)9, pp. 1220-1227

    • Gröbel, D.; Schulte, R.; Hildenbrand, P.; Lechner, M.; Engel, U.; Sieczkarek, P.; Wernicke, S.; Gies, S.; Tekkaya, A.E.; Behrens, B.A.; Hübner, S.; Vucetic, M.; Koch, S.; Merklein, M.:
      Manufacturing of functional elements by sheet-bulk metal forming processes.
      Production Engineering: Research and Development 10(2016)1, pp. 63-80


    • Hildenbrand, P.; Schneider, T.; Merklein, M.:
      Flexible Rolling of Process Adapted Semi-finished Parts and its Application in a Sheet-Bulk Metal Forming Process.
      Key Engineering Materials 639(2015), pp. 259-266

    • Gröbel, D.; Hildenbrand, P.; Engel, U.; Merklein, M.:
      Influence of tailored blanks on forming of cold forged functional elements in a sheet bulk metal forming process.
      In: Stahl-Institut VDEh (Edtr.): Proceedings METEC & 2nd ESTAT, 2015, published on CD

    • Hildenbrand, P.; Sieczkarek, P.; Matthias, S.; Löffler, M.; Besserer, H.:
      Inkrementelles Umformen dünnwandiger Funktionsbauteile unter Einsatz prozessangepasster Halbzeuge durch Verfahren der Blechmassivumformung.
      In: Tagungsband zum 18. Workshop Simulation in der Umformtechnik & 3. Industriekolloquium Blechmassivumformung 2015 - DFG Transregio 73 (Edtrs.): Tekkaya, A. E.; Liewald, M.; Merklein, M.; Behrens, B.-A., Shaker Verlag Aachen, 2015, pp. 149-170

    • Hildenbrand, P.; Schulte, R.; Merklein, M.:
      New process strategies to manufacture tailored blanks out of DP600 by orbital forming.
      Applied Mechanics and Materials 794(2015), pp. 144-151

    • Merklein, M.; Gröbel, D.; Löffler, M.; Schneider, T.; Hildenbrand, P.:
      Sheet-bulk metal forming – forming of functional components from sheet metals.
      In: Y. Qin, T.A. Dean, J. Lin, S.J. Yuan, F. Vollertsen (Edtr.): Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on New Forming Technology, MATEC Web of Conferences, 2015, pp. 01001 1-12


    • Merklein, M.; Andreas, K.; Gröbel, D.; Hildenbrand, P.; Müller, M.; Noneder, J.; Zimmermann, A.; Schneider, T.; Vierzigmann, U.:
      Potenziale und Grenzen der Simulation in der Fertigungstechnik.
      In: simufact engineering GmbH (Edtr.): Tagungsband 15. RoundTable - Simulating Manufacturing, ISBN: 978-3-9813814-3-6, 2014, pp. 1-38

    • Merklein, M.; Hildenbrand, P.; Schneider, T.:
      Application of Process adapted semi-finished Parts for the Production of Thin-walled Components via Sheet-Bulk Forming.
      In: Kawalla, R. (Edtr.): AutoMetForm / SFU 2014, ACATRAIN e.V., 2014, pp. 58-66

    • Loderer, A.; Hausotte, T.; Steinmann, P.; Merklein, M.; Landkammer, P.; Hildenbrand, P.; Schneider, T.:
      Development of a feature adapted measurement evaluation strategy.
      In: PTB open access repository (Edtr.): MacroScale 2014 - Recent developments in traceable dimensional measurements, 10.7795/810.20150325P, 2014, pp. 1-13