normal consolidation

normal consolidation

[′nȯr·məl kən‚säl·ə′dā·shən]
(geology)
Consolidation of a sedimentary material in equilibrium with overburden pressure.

normal consolidation

The condition that exists if a soil deposit never has been subjected to an effective pressure greater than the existing pressure, and if the deposit is completely consolidated under the existing overburden.
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CPAs are recommending alternative disclosures to the normal consolidation presentation.