A primer for liquid chromatography provided by Agilent Technologies. This publication reviews all aspects of fundamental liquid chromatography (LC). The material covered is similar to might be found in an analytical chemistry textbook. It is especially well-suited for first time users of liquid chromatography. Reviews of fundamental math, instrument design, and method development are included. In addition, a glossary, index, and a Tips-for-Effective-Troubleshooting section are provided.