About Us

    Ragland, Aderman & Associates, Inc. was formed February 1, 1991 by James A. Ragland, P. E., formerly of Huck, Ragland & Associates, Inc., and Michael V. Aderman of Michael V. Aderman, Associates. Ragland, Aderman & Associates is a consulting civil engineering firm, specializing in structural and structural restoration engineering.

    The firm offers complete consulting services which include the design and preparation of construction documents, feasibility studies, existing structural evaluations, and construction observations. In addition to structural engineering of commercial buildings, members of the firm have developed specializations in the fields of medical facilities and rehabilitation of industrial and port facilities.

    Members of the firm have extensive experience in designing renovations of structures undergoing the effects of chemical attack. In the course of designing repairs on numerous projects, procedures have been established for expeditiously accomplishing all phases of engineering, including field investigation and laboratory testing, evaluation of the source and mechanism of deterioration, analysis of the structural capacities in deteriorat­ed conditions, preparation of repair drawings, specifications and cost estimates, and field inspection of construction.

    Located in Baton Rouge Louisiana , RA&A maintains computer hardware and software systems for engineering analysis and drawing production. In order to provide services efficiently and effectively throughout the southern United States. Ragland, Aderman & Associates has available at all times, a private airplane and experienced pilot. The firm frequently employs outside consultants to supplement its expertise in various fields, including specialized structural analysis, metallurgy, geotechnical engineering, and materials analysis.