### A $Q$-scheme for a class of systems of coupled conservation laws with source term. Application to a two-layer 1-D shadow water system

The goal of this paper is to construct a first-order upwind scheme for solving the system of partial differential equations governing the one-dimensional flow of two superposed immiscible layers of shallow water fluids. This is done by generalizing a numerical scheme presented by Bermúdez and Vázquez-Cendón [3, 26, 27] for solving one-layer shallow water equations, consisting in a $Q$-scheme with a suitable treatment of the source terms. The difficulty in the two layer system comes from the coupling...