Silicon Valley Polytechnic Institute

Applied Electricity and Electronics

This course introduces the students to the exciting world of electricity and electronics through theory and practice. By using several hands-on projects students learn basic to advanced principles behind the working of ubiquitous electrical and electronic circuits.


Course Duration

Duration of this course is 12 weeks with classes being held 2 sessions per week. In some cases 2 sessions are combined into one for convenience of students. Training duration per week consists of about 4-6 hours of instructor based training combined by about 6-4 hours of self practice for a total of about 10 hours per week. Tuition Fee for the course includes:

  • 12 weeks of instructor based class room and hands-on training
  • Extensive class notes
  • Certification

Course Schedule

To get more information and to register, please contact SVPTI at Tel:408-436-3000 or email at

























Key Words:

Quantities, Engineering Notation, and Units Electrical Charge Voltage Current and Resistance Components and Devices Types of Resistors The Electric Circuit Basic Circuit Measurements Ohm's Law Energy and Power Power in an Electric Circuit The Power Rating of Resistors Power Supplies and Batteries Introduction to Troubleshooting - Lab Resistors in Series Current in a Series Circuit Voltage Sources in Series Kirchhoff's Voltage Law Voltage Dividers Power in Series Circuits Voltage Measurements Troubleshooting - Lab Resistors in Parallel Voltage in a Parallel Circuit Kirchhoff's Current Law Current Dividers Power in Parallel Circuits Troubleshooting - Lab Identifying Series-Parallel Relationships Analysis of Series-Parallel Resistive Circuits Loading Effect of a Voltmeter The Wheatstone Bridge Thevenin's and Norton's Theorems Maximum Power Transfer Theorem Superposition Theorem LTspiceIV Introduction Schematic Entry Simulation Examples and Practice Troubleshooting - Lab Introduction to Alternating Current and Voltage The Sinusoidal Waveform Voltage and Current Values of Sine Waves Angular Measurement of a Sine Wave The Sine Wave Formula Analysis of AC Circuits