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Old Yesterday, 08:25 PM   #221
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I said it was interesting and asked for a reference, do you have one?
A reference to what? I can discuss the science but you will have to ask audiophiles directly about their alternative notions about what is going on.

Sound is defined as a small/linear perturbation about a mean. If the perturbation is large enough for linearity to break down then we become unable to uniquely identify a part of the fluid motion as sound. This doesn't mean engineers can't kludge things a bit to handle distortion in specific limited circumstances but what is to be considered "sound" will be clear.

Boyles law is for an isothermal process but the sound waves in our rooms are much closer to adiabatic.

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Boyles law is for an isothermal process but the sound waves in our rooms are much closer to adiabatic.
That's what I thought
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The backEMF is AC and works both ways. So does ringing. One part of what you seem to be describing is a phase difference between voltage and current, which isn't in itself asymmetrical.

The other part, if I understand you, would be the asymmetry of the envelope of the waveform, which is a different thing.
I need to think some more when not so tired.

Agree with the andy19191 point, but how significant is it?

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