Table 3: Physical and mechanical properties of materials.

Property BLA OPC CA FA
Bulk Specific Gravity 2.79 3.12 2.48 2.43
Bulk Specific Gravity Based on SSD 2.56 2.52
Apparent Specific Gravity 2.80 2.68
Fineness Modulus 2.55
Silt Content (%) 4.67
Water Absorption (%) 3.27 3.95
Loose Bulk Density (kg/m3) 365 1398 1417.5 1456
Rodded Bulk Density (kg/m3) 479 1435 1495 1577
Voids in Loose Aggregate (%) 45.75 39.33
Voids in Rodded Aggregate (%) 39.52 34.31
Maximum Particle Size (mm) 0.15 0.09 20 5

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