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Welcome To...........Zarna Associates

Zarna Associates started its successful journey from 1993 and having more than 15 years of experience in the field of structural and civil engineering.
We are pleased to introduce ourself as a qualified and experienced structural and civil engineers involved in designing and execution of all type of structures. We are in the field of structural and civil engineering consultancy especially in Industrial Building, Residential Apartments, Commercial Complexes, Hospitals and Showrooms and also into Structural and other damaged assessments due to earthquakes and retrofitting measures thereof. Our experience includes Structural Design of Industrial, Commercial, Water Retaining Structures, Theaters, Hospitals, Schools, Show Rooms, Hotels, Temples, Madressas, Mosques and Special Structures. We have successfully designed more than 2000 projects. We have also done Structural Survey including measures for some of the government and semi-government agencies. Being Qualified, Dynamic and Experienced Structural Engineer, we are confident of handling any type of challenging job being entrusted to us, We assure our best services at all times.

We are also the life member of:
  • Fellow of Indian Valuers
  • INSDAG (Institute for Steel Development & Growth)
  • Indian Concrete Institute
  • Indian Association of Structural Engineers
  • Confederation of Engineers (India)
  • Indian Society Of Technical Education
  • Indian Geo-Technical Society
  • Structural Engineers Association (Baroda)
Structural Licenses:
  • Vadodara Municipal Corporation Structural Registration No: SH-41
  • Vadodara Urban Development Authority Structural Regi. No: S-21
  • I am also one of the structural expert panel members in VUDA.
Office Setup:
  • Approx 1200 Sq. Ft Office area equipped with twelve computers
  • Two Laptops
  • Two A3 Size Printers
  • Ten technically qualified and experienced employee staff
  • Two BE. Civil Enggineers
Our Experience:

A vast 15 years of experience in the field of Structural Analysis, Design & Drawings of R.C.C. and Steel Structures
  • I have worked in the field of Structural Analysis, Design and Drawings of R.C.C. and Steel Structures for a period of Six months with Structural Consultants, Mr. J. K. Vyas.
  • I have worked as a Structural Designer in CIVICON Consulting Engineer for Two years in the field of R.C.C. and Steel Structures.
  • I have worked as a Structural Designer in B & R Associates for 3 Years in the field of structural analysis, design & drawings.
  • At present, I am working as a proprietor of Zarna Associates, Structural Consultants, since January 1993.
  • I have designed more than 2000 projects, which includes theatre, High Rised Buildings, Factory Buildings, School Buildings, Hospitals, Temples, Show-Rooms, Water Towers, Low Rised Buildings and Bungalows.
Research & Academic

PhD Topics: At present I am doing Ph.D. in the Topic of “A comprehensive study on shear strain, crack patterns and crack width profile for moderate deep beam using Fibres”.

Research Projects Guided at M.E. Level
  • Automated Interactive Ductile Detailing of Structural R.C.C. elements using AutoCAD, AutoLISP & VB6 in April 2005.
  • Seismic Evaluation and Retrofitting of concrete framed structures in June 2006.
  • Seismic Assessment and Retrofit of RC framed structures in June 2007.
  • Capacity design concept of a RCC Building in June 2008.
  • Analysis & Design of a RCC Building with conventional method and capacity design concept in October 2008.
Other Research Activities
  • Workshop on grouting Technology for dam foundation – 1 day in 1991, Baroda.
  • National seminar on remote sensing – 2 day in 1994, sponsored by CEPT, Ahmedabad.
  • Workshop on wind engineering & Analysis Of  tall Structures – 1 day in 1995.
  • Seminar on Cement in Civil Engg. Practice – 1 day in 1995.
  • National Seminar on Stress-Strain Characteristic of Engg. materials – 2 day in 1996.
  • Modern methods of analysis & design of foundations & superstructures – 14 days in 2000.
  • A short course on Seismic effects on soil foundation structure interaction & mitigation methods – 2 days in 2001.
  • Handling post Earthquake Challenges in Gujarat – 1 day in 2001 Organized by BMC, Baroda.
  • A short course on “Seismic design & Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete building” conducted at IIT, Kanpur – 5 days, June 2001.
  • International workshop on high volume fly ash in cement/concrete – 1 day in 2002, Ahmedabad sponsored by Ambuja Cement & CEPT.
  • A short course on “Seismic design of Bridges” conducted at Gandhinagar sponsored by Directorate of Technical Education, Gujarat State – 4 days, December 2002.
  • A visit to study Shake Table Test organized by NCPDP/UNCRD EDM at Radhanpur on 10/08/2002 at Bhansali Trust’s campus.
  • E-Course on Indian Seismic Code IS 1893-2002 (Part-I) during January 13-25, 2003.
  • A short course on Indian Sesmic Course IS 1893-2002 (Part-I) at Ahmedabad during March 2003-2 days.
  • A one week Training Programme on “ Earthquake Resistant Design of R.C.C. Building  at IIT, BOMBAY on July-7 to July-11, 2003.
  • A one week Review workshop for Resource Material in Engineering Education at IIT-KANPUR during 25-29 August,2003.
  • A two days seminar on “ Rapid assessment of Seismic Vulnerability of Urban Building Blocks” at IIT-BOMBAY during Sept.3-4,2003
  • AICTE-ISTE sponsored short term training program on “Eq. Resistant design & construction” for 2 weeks (Nov. 17 to Nov. 28, 2003) at BBIT, V.VIDYANAGAR.
  • “In service course in Methodology of teaching & evaluation” from 25/02/04 to 6/03/04 (10 days) at CASE, M.S.U., Baroda.
  • A short term course on “Structural dynamics in Eq. Engg.” From 8-13, March, 2004 at IISC,Banglore, sponsored by
  • ISTE-INSDAG sponsored one week STTP on “structural steel design” at BBIT, V.VIDYANAGAR from March 29-April 3, 2004.
  • National seminar on Geotechnical Engg. Emerging Techniques on August 14, 2004 organized by IGS, BARODA.
  • “International Conference on Fibre Re-enforced Concrete” held at Chennai, Sept 17-20, 2008.
Research Papers Published
  • “Seismic Assesment & Retrofit of RC framed Structure” in SEC-2008 at Chennai, Dec 18-20, 208.
  • “Analysis & Design of RC Building with Capacity Design Concept” in 4th International Conference & Exhibition on Innovative World of Concrete 2008 at New Delhi, Dec 11-14, 2008.
  • “Seismic Evaluation & Retrofit of RC Building” in NUCONE-2008, 27-29 NOV, 2008.
Consulting Services
  • Structural Planning and Designing of all types of Structures.
  • Project Management Consultancy
  • Preparation of Tender Documents
  • Valuation of Fixed Property
Some of Our Clients

  • Othello
  • Modi Shrivastava & Associates
  • Panna – Rajan
  • Mr. Prakash Jaradi – Mr. Jay Jaradi
  • Alpana – Paresh Patel
  • Mr. Dipak Patel (Akar Architects)
  • Mr. Laheri Shah
  • Mr. Manoj Sheth – Ruchir Sheth
  • Mr. Talib Patel & Associates
  • Mr. Manish Jain
  • Mr. Mahendra Munshi
  • Mr. Roshanbhai
  • Mr. Jayesh Patel
  • Mr. Atik
  • Mr. Dilip Patel
  • Mr. Dhirubhai Patel
  • Mr. Niraj
  • Mr. Nilesh
  • Rishi Architech-Chirag Patel
  • HPCL – Hind Col
  • UPL – United Phosphorus Ltd.
  • Gunebo
  • SPC – Saudi Polyfins Company
  • Becrel For Reliance Petrochemicals Ltd.
  • Reich Hold (USA)
  • Rotex
  • Rubamin Pharma
  • IDMC – Indian Dairy Machinery Company
  • Kothari Beverages
  • Iran Petrochemicals Plant
  • Mahindra & Mahindra
  • Toyota
  • TVS-Suzuki
  • Eicher
  • Afeem Rolling Mill
  • Varun Seacon
  • ETC Agro India Ltd

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