1 School of Civil Engineering, Yantai University, Yantai, 264005, China
2 School of Civil and Transportation Engineering, Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Beijing 100044, China
The accuracy of test result could be affected by the cracking of foundation beam in the pseudo-static test of shear walls.
In the paper, the reinforcement method combing external pre-stress method and adding steel bars method was used to reinforce the foundation beam.
The study proved that the reinforcement method could reduce the strain of longitudinal steel and slow down the cracking of foundation beam. So that,the method can gain expected goal and offer some help for similar situations.
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