cacosh man page

cacosh, cacoshf, cacoshl — complex arc hyperbolic cosine

Synopsis

#include <complex.h>

double complex cacosh(double complex z);
float complex cacoshf(float complex z);
long double complex cacoshl(long double complex z);

Link with -lm.

Description

These functions calculate the complex arc hyperbolic cosine of z. If y = cacosh(z), then z = ccosh(y). The imaginary part of y is chosen in the interval [-pi,pi]. The real part of y is chosen nonnegative.

One has:

    cacosh(z) = 2 * clog(csqrt((z + 1) / 2) + csqrt((z - 1) / 2))

Versions

These functions first appeared in glibc in version 2.1.

Attributes

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

Interface Attribute Value
cacosh(), cacoshf(), cacoshl() Thread safety MT-Safe

Conforming to

C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

Example

/* Link with "-lm" */

#include <complex.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <stdio.h>

int
main(int argc, char *argv[])
{
    double complex z, c, f;

    if (argc != 3) {
        fprintf(stderr, "Usage: %s <real> <imag>\n", argv[0]);
        exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
    }

    z = atof(argv[1]) + atof(argv[2]) * I;

    c = cacosh(z);
    printf("cacosh() = %6.3f %6.3f*i\n", creal(c), cimag(c));

    f = 2 * clog(csqrt((z + 1)/2) + csqrt((z - 1)/2));
    printf("formula  = %6.3f %6.3f*i\n", creal(f2), cimag(f2));

    exit(EXIT_SUCCESS);
}

See Also

acosh(3), cabs(3), ccosh(3), cimag(3), complex(7)

Colophon

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Referenced By

acosh(3), ccosh(3), complex(7).

The man pages cacoshf(3) and cacoshl(3) are aliases of cacosh(3).

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