BESSELY function

Returns the Bessel function, which is also called the Weber function or the Neumann function.

Syntax

BESSELY(x,n)

X     is the value at which to evaluate the function.

N     is the order of the function. If n is not an integer, it is truncated.

Remarks

  • If x is nonnumeric, BESSELY returns the #VALUE! error value.

  • If n is nonnumeric, BESSELY returns the #VALUE! error value.

  • If n < 0, BESSELY returns the #NUM! error value.

  • The n-th order Bessel function of the variable x is:

    Equation

Example

The example may be easier to understand if you copy it to a blank worksheet.

How to copy an example

  1. Create a blank workbook or worksheet.

  2. Select the example in the Help topic.

    Note   Do not select the row or column headers.

    Selecting an example from Help

    Selecting an example from Help

  3. Press CTRL+C.

  4. In the worksheet, select cell A1, and press CTRL+V.

  5. To switch between viewing the results and viewing the formulas that return the results, press CTRL+` (grave accent), or on the Formulas tab, in the Formula Auditing group, click the Show Formulas button.

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Formula

Description (Result)

=BESSELY(2.5, 1)

Weber's Bessel function at 2.5 and an order of 1 (0.145918)

Applies To: Excel 2007



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