Math.Tanh Method (Double)

 

Returns the hyperbolic tangent of the specified angle.

Namespace:   System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Public Shared Function Tanh (
	value As Double
) As Double

Parameters

value
Type: System.Double

An angle, measured in radians.

Return Value

Type: System.Double

The hyperbolic tangent of value. If value is equal to NegativeInfinity, this method returns -1. If value is equal to PositiveInfinity, this method returns 1. If value is equal to NaN, this method returns NaN.

The angle, value, must be in radians. Multiply by Math.PI/180 to convert degrees to radians.

The following example uses Tanh to evaluate certain hyperbolic tangent identities for selected values.

' Example for the hyperbolic Math.Tanh( Double ) method.
Imports System
Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic

Module DemoTanh

    Sub Main()
        Console.WriteLine( _
            "This example of hyperbolic Math.Tanh( Double )" & _
            vbCrLf & "generates the following output.")
        Console.WriteLine( _
            vbCrLf & "Evaluate these hyperbolic " & _
            "identities with selected values for X:")
        Console.WriteLine("   tanh(X) = sinh(X) / cosh(X)")
        Console.WriteLine("   tanh(2 * X) = 2 * tanh(X) / (1 + tanh^2(X))")

        UseTanh(0.1)
        UseTanh(1.2)
        UseTanh(4.9)

        Console.WriteLine( _
            vbCrLf & "Evaluate [tanh(X + Y) == (tanh(X) + " & _
            "tanh(Y)) / (1 + tanh(X) * tanh(Y))]" & _
            vbCrLf & "with selected values for X and Y:")

        UseTwoArgs(0.1, 1.2)
        UseTwoArgs(1.2, 4.9)
    End Sub 'Main

    ' Evaluate hyperbolic identities with a given argument.
    Sub UseTanh(arg As Double)
        Dim tanhArg As Double = Math.Tanh(arg)

        ' Evaluate tanh(X) = sinh(X) / cosh(X).
        Console.WriteLine( _
            vbCrLf & "                       Math.Tanh({0}) = {1:E16}" & _
            vbCrLf & "      Math.Sinh({0}) / Math.Cosh({0}) = {2:E16}", _
            arg, tanhArg, Math.Sinh(arg) / Math.Cosh(arg))

        ' Evaluate tanh(2 * X) = 2 * tanh(X) / (1 + tanh^2(X)).
        Console.WriteLine( _
            "                   2 * Math.Tanh({0}) /", _
            arg, 2.0 * tanhArg)
        Console.WriteLine( _
            "             (1 + (Math.Tanh({0}))^2) = {1:E16}", _
            arg, 2.0 * tanhArg /(1.0 + tanhArg * tanhArg))
        Console.WriteLine( _
            "                       Math.Tanh({0}) = {1:E16}", _
            2.0 * arg, Math.Tanh((2.0 * arg)))
    End Sub 'UseTanh

    ' Evaluate a hyperbolic identity that is a function of two arguments.
    Sub UseTwoArgs(argX As Double, argY As Double)

        ' Evaluate tanh(X + Y) = (tanh(X) + tanh(Y)) / (1 + tanh(X) * tanh(Y)).
        Console.WriteLine( _
            vbCrLf & "    (Math.Tanh({0}) + Math.Tanh({1})) /" & _
            vbCrLf & "(1 + Math.Tanh({0}) * Math.Tanh({1})) = {2:E16}", _
            argX, argY, (Math.Tanh(argX) + Math.Tanh(argY)) / _
            (1.0 + Math.Tanh(argX) * Math.Tanh(argY)))
        Console.WriteLine( _
            "                       Math.Tanh({0}) = {1:E16}", _
            argX + argY, Math.Tanh(argX + argY))

    End Sub 'UseTwoArgs
End Module 'DemoTanh

' This example of hyperbolic Math.Tanh( Double )
' generates the following output.
' 
' Evaluate these hyperbolic identities with selected values for X:
'    tanh(X) = sinh(X) / cosh(X)
'    tanh(2 * X) = 2 * tanh(X) / (1 + tanh^2(X))
' 
'                        Math.Tanh(0.1) = 9.9667994624955819E-002
'       Math.Sinh(0.1) / Math.Cosh(0.1) = 9.9667994624955819E-002
'                    2 * Math.Tanh(0.1) /
'              (1 + (Math.Tanh(0.1))^2) = 1.9737532022490401E-001
'                        Math.Tanh(0.2) = 1.9737532022490401E-001
' 
'                        Math.Tanh(1.2) = 8.3365460701215521E-001
'       Math.Sinh(1.2) / Math.Cosh(1.2) = 8.3365460701215521E-001
'                    2 * Math.Tanh(1.2) /
'              (1 + (Math.Tanh(1.2))^2) = 9.8367485769368024E-001
'                        Math.Tanh(2.4) = 9.8367485769368024E-001
' 
'                        Math.Tanh(4.9) = 9.9988910295055444E-001
'       Math.Sinh(4.9) / Math.Cosh(4.9) = 9.9988910295055433E-001
'                    2 * Math.Tanh(4.9) /
'              (1 + (Math.Tanh(4.9))^2) = 9.9999999385024030E-001
'                        Math.Tanh(9.8) = 9.9999999385024030E-001
' 
' Evaluate [tanh(X + Y) == (tanh(X) + tanh(Y)) / (1 + tanh(X) * tanh(Y))]
' with selected values for X and Y:
' 
'     (Math.Tanh(0.1) + Math.Tanh(1.2)) /
' (1 + Math.Tanh(0.1) * Math.Tanh(1.2)) = 8.6172315931330645E-001
'                        Math.Tanh(1.3) = 8.6172315931330634E-001
' 
'     (Math.Tanh(1.2) + Math.Tanh(4.9)) /
' (1 + Math.Tanh(1.2) * Math.Tanh(4.9)) = 9.9998993913939649E-001
'                        Math.Tanh(6.1) = 9.9998993913939649E-001

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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