SINH()

SINH()

Hyperbolic Sine of the argument

Syntax

      SINH( nArea ) -> nHyperbolicSine

Arguments

<nArea> the size of the area (see below)

Returns

<nHyperbolicSine> the hyperbolic sine of <nArea>

Description

The function SINH() calculates the hyperbolic sine of the argument. In analytical mathematics it is defined as 1/2*(exp(nArea)-exp(-nArea)). A common geometric interpretation of the SINH() function is the maximum y value of the points in the area with the given size <nArea>, that is bound by the x axis, a straight line through the point of origin (this one is fixed by the area) and the hyperbola xˆ2-yˆ2=1.

Examples

      ? sinh( 0.0 ) // --> 0.0
      ? sinh( 1.0 ) // --> 1.1752...

Tests

      sinh( 0.0 ) == 0.0
      sinh( -0.5 ) == -sinh( 0.5 )

Compliance

SINH() is new in Harbours CT3’s library.

Platforms

All

Files

Source is trig.c, library is libct.

Seealso

SIN(), COS(), TAN(), COT(), ASIN(), ACOS(), ATAN(), ATN2(), COSH(), TANH(), RTOD(), DTOR(), PI()

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