javax.vecmath
Class Vector4d

java.lang.Object
  extended by javax.vecmath.Tuple4d
      extended by javax.vecmath.Vector4d
All Implemented Interfaces:
java.io.Serializable, java.lang.Cloneable

public class Vector4d
extends Tuple4d
implements java.io.Serializable

A 4-element vector represented by double-precision floating point x,y,z,w coordinates.

See Also:
Serialized Form

Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from class javax.vecmath.Tuple4d
w, x, y, z
 
Constructor Summary
Vector4d()
          Constructs and initializes a Vector4d to (0,0,0,0).
Vector4d(double[] v)
          Constructs and initializes a Vector4d from the coordinates contained in the array.
Vector4d(double x, double y, double z, double w)
          Constructs and initializes a Vector4d from the specified xyzw coordinates.
Vector4d(Tuple3d t1)
          Constructs and initializes a Vector4d from the specified Tuple3d.
Vector4d(Tuple4d t1)
          Constructs and initializes a Vector4d from the specified Tuple4d.
Vector4d(Tuple4f t1)
          Constructs and initializes a Vector4d from the specified Tuple4f.
Vector4d(Vector4d v1)
          Constructs and initializes a Vector4d from the specified Vector4d.
Vector4d(Vector4f v1)
          Constructs and initializes a Vector4d from the specified Vector4f.
 
Method Summary
 double angle(Vector4d v1)
          Returns the (4-space) angle in radians between this vector and the vector parameter; the return value is constrained to the range [0,PI].
 double dot(Vector4d v1)
          Returns the dot product of this vector and vector v1.
 double length()
          Returns the length of this vector.
 double lengthSquared()
          Returns the squared length of this vector.
 void normalize()
          Normalizes this vector in place.
 void normalize(Vector4d v1)
          Sets the value of this vector to the normalization of vector v1.
 void set(Tuple3d t1)
          Sets the x,y,z components of this vector to the corresponding components of tuple t1.
 
Methods inherited from class javax.vecmath.Tuple4d
absolute, absolute, add, add, clamp, clamp, clamp, clamp, clampMax, clampMax, clampMax, clampMax, clampMin, clampMin, clampMin, clampMin, clone, epsilonEquals, equals, equals, get, get, getW, getX, getY, getZ, hashCode, interpolate, interpolate, interpolate, interpolate, negate, negate, scale, scale, scaleAdd, scaleAdd, scaleAdd, set, set, set, set, setW, setX, setY, setZ, sub, sub, toString
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
finalize, getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

Vector4d

public Vector4d(double x,
                double y,
                double z,
                double w)
Constructs and initializes a Vector4d from the specified xyzw coordinates.

Parameters:
x - the x coordinate
y - the y coordinate
z - the z coordinate
w - the w coordinate

Vector4d

public Vector4d(double[] v)
Constructs and initializes a Vector4d from the coordinates contained in the array.

Parameters:
v - the array of length 4 containing xyzw in order

Vector4d

public Vector4d(Vector4d v1)
Constructs and initializes a Vector4d from the specified Vector4d.

Parameters:
v1 - the Vector4d containing the initialization x y z w data

Vector4d

public Vector4d(Vector4f v1)
Constructs and initializes a Vector4d from the specified Vector4f.

Parameters:
v1 - the Vector4f containing the initialization x y z w data

Vector4d

public Vector4d(Tuple4f t1)
Constructs and initializes a Vector4d from the specified Tuple4f.

Parameters:
t1 - the Tuple4f containing the initialization x y z w data

Vector4d

public Vector4d(Tuple4d t1)
Constructs and initializes a Vector4d from the specified Tuple4d.

Parameters:
t1 - the Tuple4d containing the initialization x y z w data

Vector4d

public Vector4d(Tuple3d t1)
Constructs and initializes a Vector4d from the specified Tuple3d. The x,y,z components of this vector are set to the corresponding components of tuple t1. The w component of this vector is set to 0.

Parameters:
t1 - the tuple to be copied
Since:
vecmath 1.2

Vector4d

public Vector4d()
Constructs and initializes a Vector4d to (0,0,0,0).

Method Detail

set

public final void set(Tuple3d t1)
Sets the x,y,z components of this vector to the corresponding components of tuple t1. The w component of this vector is set to 0.

Parameters:
t1 - the tuple to be copied
Since:
vecmath 1.2

length

public final double length()
Returns the length of this vector.

Returns:
the length of this vector

lengthSquared

public final double lengthSquared()
Returns the squared length of this vector.

Returns:
the squared length of this vector

dot

public final double dot(Vector4d v1)
Returns the dot product of this vector and vector v1.

Parameters:
v1 - the other vector
Returns:
the dot product of this vector and vector v1

normalize

public final void normalize(Vector4d v1)
Sets the value of this vector to the normalization of vector v1.

Parameters:
v1 - the un-normalized vector

normalize

public final void normalize()
Normalizes this vector in place.


angle

public final double angle(Vector4d v1)
Returns the (4-space) angle in radians between this vector and the vector parameter; the return value is constrained to the range [0,PI].

Parameters:
v1 - the other vector
Returns:
the angle in radians in the range [0,PI]


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