The following materials were used one type of

The following materials were used: one type of cement complying with NP EN 197-1 [8] (cement type I-42.5 R with specific gravity of 3.14) whose chemical composition and grading are provided in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively; two mineral admixtures: fly ash (FA) complying with NP EN 450-1 [9] and NP EN 450-2 [10] with specific gravity of 2.30 and limestone filler (LF) complying with specification LNEC-E466 [11] with specific gravity of 2.72, whose chemical composition and grading are given in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively; two limestone coarse Sulfo-NHS-Biotin complying with NP EN 12620 [12], gravel 1 with specific gravity of 2.59, Dmax of 11 mm and water absorption of 1.46% and gravel 2 with specific gravity of 2.64, Dmax of 20 mm and water absorption of 0.78%; two siliceous sands complying with NP EN 12620 [12], one coarse (0/4) with specific gravity of 2.55, fineness modulus of 3.70 and water absorption of 1.10% and one fine (0/1) with specific gravity of 2.58, fineness modulus of 2.03 and water absorption of 0.70%; a third-generation high-range/strong water-reducing admixture (Sp) complying with NP EN 934-1 [13] and NP EN 934-2 [14] (a modified polycarboxylic high-range water-reducing admixture in liquid form with a density of 1.07) and tap water complying with NP EN 1008 [15].