Analytical solution of Navier-Stokes equations are extremely difficult and rare. It is one of the unsolved Clay Millennium problems in mathematics. Many solutions that exist are examples of degenerate cases where the nonlinearity is controlled. In this paper we explore the application of Bézier functions to solve the two-dimensional laminar fluid flow over a backward step. The Bézier functions provide a mesh free alternative to domain discretization methods that are currently used to solve such problems. The Navier-Stokes equation are handled directly without transformation and the setup is direct, simple, and involves minimizing the error in the residuals of the differential equations along with the error on the boundary conditions over the domain. The solutions for the velocity and pressure are available in polynomial form. They are single continuous functions over the entire domain. The procedure employs a combination of symbolic and numeric calculation in MATLAB. Two problems are explored. The first is the flow in a 2D channel to illustrate the technique. The second is the flow over the backward step. The solutions are compared to the corresponding finite element solutions from COMSOL Multiphysics software.

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