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Topsoe Academy On-demand will empower you to get the most out of your plant. 
A growing library of more than 650 on-demand learning activities will help you stay on top of new developments and technologies. Anywhere, anytime. 
Topsoe Academy On-demand brings you: 

  • Unlimited access to all training content founded on Topsoe's extensive knowledge base (for Premium users)
  • 24/7 on-demand training, accessible directly from desktop, tablet or mobile
  • Increased plant efficiency through a broadened knowledge base
  • Reduced need to develop own training - possible to streamline onboarding of new employees
  • Continuously updated content

From knowledge to action - easily 

On the Topsoe Academy On-demand portal, you can access video lessons, courses and learning activities that are based on decades of experience, supporting plants with both catalyst and process optimization. The lessons are designed to bring you knowledge about the actual working experience, so the knowledge you gain is easy to put into action afterwards. 
The lessons will also include recommendations from Topsoe’s solution experts to help you discover new functionalities of your plant.  
The knowledge will be aimed at both beginners and more experienced personnel.

Steam reformer optimization - Side-fired tubular SMR


Improving the performance of the steam reformer requires proper assessment, but you also need to know how to specifically optimize the performance. This learning path teaches you how to optimize and trim the operation of a side-fired SMR to ensure you get the most out of your reformer.
Condensing TOPSOE™’s vast experience in steam reformer design and operation into concise, to-the-point learnings, this learning path will give you the theoretical understanding and practical skills you need to keep your steam reformer meeting performance targets, including guidelines on how to trim a side-fired steam reformer.


This learning path awards a certificate once completed and consists of 5 courses, each of which will focus on different aspects of how to optimize the operation of a side-fired tubular reformer:

  • Reformer parameters and constraints
  • Flue gas
  • General burner adjustment
  • Horizontal and vertical firing adjustments
  • Reformer optimization in practice

Each course consists of 4-7 lessons and a summary exam. Expected time to complete is approximately 45 minutes per course.

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